Tag: fruits and vegetables

Red Meat Alternatives: Plant-Based Diets Offer Many...

A controversial new study claiming that regular consumption of red meat may not pose much of a health risk has...

October 3, 2019

How Fiber is Key to a Healthy...

Most people understand that fiber helps keep the digestive tract flowing, by keeping bowel movements regular. But there a many...

September 4, 2019

Back-to-School Nutrition: Start With a Healthy Breakfast

Summer is over and school is in session. For parents, this means getting packed lunches ready every morning or relying...

August 20, 2019

The Skinny on Healthy Fats: Saturated vs....

A superfood-like status captured by coconut oil was swiftly stripped away after the American Heart Association (AHA) updated its guidelines,...

July 22, 2019

Healthy Recipe: Sautéed Kale

Kale is packed with antioxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamin C, and it’s one of the world’s healthiest foods. Research...

June 20, 2019

Is White Meat Really Healthier Than Red...

It’s a widely established notion that white meat is generally healthier than red meat. But a new study is pushing...

June 10, 2019

Blueberries Pack a Nutritional, Tasty Punch (With...

Summer brings a bounty of blueberries to grocery stores. Although available all year, both fresh and frozen, blueberries are most...

June 4, 2019

Healthy Recipe: Roasted Carrots

Roasted carrots are an easy, healthy, and affordable side dish. Considered the ultimate health food, carrots are rich in vitamin...

April 25, 2019

More From Dietitians: ‘Plant-Based’ vs. ‘Vegan’ Diets,...

What’s the difference between “plant-based” and “vegan” diets? Is “intermittent fasting” healthy? And have you heard about the precaution you...

April 9, 2019

Fruits, Vegetables and Pesticide Residue: Getting the...

That vitamin K-rich leafy green known as kale — sometimes touted as a “superfood” because it’s even more nutrient dense...

April 4, 2019

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Doctors and public health officials have increasingly sounded the alarm about antibiotic resistant “superbugs” and their growing threat. Now, a new report from the U.S....

Diabetes and Hispanics: Understanding Risks and...

More than one-third of U.S. adults have prediabetes, a precursor to type 2 diabetes. But if you are an Hispanic American, you are more likely...

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Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States for both men and women. And most patients are diagnosed in the latter stages of...

CDC: Possible ‘Culprit’ Ingredient Found in...

Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say they have found a “very strong culprit” behind a nationwide outbreak of vaping-related...

Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers;...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time” on digital devices is recommended...

e-Cigs and Vaping: Know the Major...

Nicotine is a very addictive chemical and remains widely available in the form of traditional tobacco products, such as cigarettes, and now in e-cigarettes, or...

New Guidelines Urge ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ to...

New guidelines published by a panel of experts urge physicians to “prescribe” exercise to help reduce the risk of certain cancers — and improve the...