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Expand Your Plant Palate

Research is clear that consuming whole and minimally processed plant foods in place of refined carbohydrates, highly processed foods, and some of the usual...

Big Health and Nutrition Stories of 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, let’s review and update some of the biggest health and nutrition stories of the year. Concerns About Sugar Substitutes....

Avoiding Insulin Resistance

Left unchecked, the common condition known as insulin resistance can lead to prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Each step of the way, the risk...

Do You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

About one in three U.S. adults has metabolic syndrome—a group of conditions that together indicate higher risk for a number of serious health conditions....

Using Package Clues to Find the Healthiest Choices

In today’s world, it’s practically impossible to avoid all packaged foods. Knowing how to decipher the clues on packages can help you find the...

New Findings on Cognitive Health

There is a growing understanding of the role lifestyle choices play in preventing and slowing the progression of cognitive decline. While we await new...

Reader Beware!

Although headlines sometimes give the impression that one ground-breaking nutrition study will change food-based guidance, this is rarely, if ever, the case. Take a...

Demystifying Cooking Terms

Consuming a lot of highly processed, pre-prepared foods has been associated with higher risk for health problems, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cognitive decline, stroke...

NAFLD: Could You Have this Common Liver Disease?

About 24 percent of U.S. adults have a liver condition that can negatively impact their health, and most don’t even know it. Fortunately, it...

Cooking with Kids Cooking with the children in your life can have many benefits...

Cooking with kids may encourage good eating habits. “It’s also a great way to bond, create memories, teach life skills, and reinforce all sorts...