Target the foods and behaviors that can fuel heartburn.
Heartburn is an occasional unwelcome guest for most of us. Its most common telltale sign is a burning pain behind the breastbone.
New tastes, textures and colors help you incorporate lesser known fruits into your diet.
In addition to the bananas, apples, grapes, oranges and peaches that often fill the collective American fruit bowl, there is a rich variety of tropical fruits availablesome year round, and at affordable prices.
Eating almonds or almonds and dark chocolate together, but not dark chocolate alone, improves blood cholesterol, says a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Thirty-one overweight or obese participants, ages 30 to 70, consumed four test diets for 4 weeks each, in random order. Each of the test diets included take-home meals consistent with an average American diet, with one serving as a control and the other three being enhanced with (a)
Achieving and maintaining an optimal body weight can be a challenge. For those of us who carry extra pounds that we want or need to shed, its tempting to turn to crash dieting in hopes of rapid weight loss.
Many Americans are drinking, not munching, their fruits and vegetables as juices and smoothiespresumably for the convenience and to obtain a range of promised health benefits. But the benefits of juicing and blending arent yet well supported by scientific evidence.