Healthy Eating

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Detox Dilemma

Pesticides on produce, arsenic in rice, mercury in fish, plastics, PCBs…hearing about chemicals in our environment and potentially toxic substances in our food and water is distressing and worrisome. It’s no surprise people turn to “detox diets” and “cleanses” to try to combat this seeming assault. But these popular programs are unproven, unregulated, and potentially […]
Monash Tzatziki

Monash Tzatziki Dip

Try this low FODMAP version of a classic Greek sauce as a dip, with meat or poultry, in sandwiches, with rice dishes, or any way you like.
Plant-Based Meatball

Plant-Based Meatballs

STEPS Heat a heavy bottom skillet over low heat and add olive oil, onion, carrot, salt, pepper, garlic, and oregano. Cook, stirring often, until...

Diet and Blood Pressure: The Heart of the Matter

Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure. If not controlled, this generally symptomless silent killer can lead to serious consequences, including stroke, kidney disease, heart attack, and blindness. Fortunately, high blood pressure can be prevented-and controlled-through healthy lifestyle choices.

Healthy Diet Likely Associated with Less Hearing Loss in Women

A study recently published in the American Journal of Epidemiology found an association between diet and acquired hearing loss. This prospective cohort study included 3,135 U.S. women (mean age 59 years) enrolled in the Nurses Health Study II.

The Buzz on Energy Drinks

The latest market data show a continued rise in demand for energy drinks-beverages that promise things like increased energy, improved mood, and sharper mental acuity. Medical records show adverse events related to these drinks are on the rise as well.

Maximizing Produce, Minimizing Waste

Nobody intends to overbuy fresh produce, but were all familiar with the mystery bag of green mush at the bottom of the crisper drawer. Buying too much food, serving too much at meals, and improper storage are ways Americans waste food at home, to the tune of $2,200 per year, according to researchers at Tufts University.

Q. Can you tell me what biotin is and how much people need?

Q. Can you tell me what biotin is and how much people need?

Q. What is chlorella, and can it really do any of the things its...

Q. What is chlorella, and can it really do any of the things its advertised to do?

Q. I have high cholesterol and my doctor told me to eat more beans....

Q. I have high cholesterol and my doctor told me to eat more beans. Why?