According to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine, eating a daily handful of nuts may just reduce your risk of death by 20%. Without gaining weight.
People diagnosed with “metabolic syndrome” will likely be advised to lose weight. To many that means no more sweets, especially chocolate. But Australian researchers think a daily dose of dark chocolate may be just what the doctor should order. It might well reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in these high risk patients.
You may know microgreens as the delicate, colorful garnish on your overpriced and undersized meal at an upscale restaurant. But science says microgreens aren’t just cuter lettuces – they may be more nutritious.
Tired of apologizing for your addiction to a morning mug (or two or three) of coffee? No more need for guilt – that java may be just what the doctor should order.
Green tea is one of the latest superfoods making its way into bottled waters and energy drinks. Research shows it aids in the prevention of osteoporosis. Especially when coupled with tai chi.
Modern cooks know rosemary as the perfect herb to pair with a good roast chicken or lamb. But it also has powerful and ancient medicinal properties. Now we know a compound in rosemary promotes eye health and may even protect against age-related macular degeneration.
Long associated with tea sandwiches and white gloves, watercress contains a powerful plant compound that may help fight breast cancer.
With extreme heat settling over vast areas this summer and temperatures stuck at 100 degrees or more for days on end in some places, it's time to adjust our diets for the duration. It’s natural that rich heavy foods just don’t appeal to us when the thermometer spikes, and we turn to lighter fare to cool us off.
You’ve heard of anorexia and bulimia, and even orthorexia. They're all serious eating disorders. Young women and college students are now combining eating disorders with binge drinking. It's called "drunkorexia."
Are you walking into rooms but can’t remember why? Staring into the refrigerator and wondering what you needed? Forgetting familiar phone numbers? Maybe an orange or a carrot would help.