Nutrition

Our bodies are literally made from the food we eat, which also provides the energy that every cell needs to live and do its job. Good nutrition can help you to live a longer active life and reduce your risk for serious health problems.

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Are Fruit Drinks Healthy? Parents Find Labels Confusing

Are Fruit Drinks Healthy? Parents Find Labels Confusing

More than half of the parents in a study said they looked for “reduced sugar” products, but most didn’t realize that the natural sugar had been replaced by artificial sweeteners (also called “non-nutritive”).
Ultra-Processed Foods and Health

Ultra-Processed Foods and Health

Ultra-Processed Foods includes such things as sodas, candies, cookies, sweetened breakfast cereals, fish nuggets, packaged instant soups or desserts, baby formula, salty packaged snacks and many other products aggressively marketed to consumers.
Water

Water

How much water should the average person drink each day?
Health and the Fiber Factor

Health and the Fiber Factor

Researchers investigated how the differences in the physical structure of cell walls from wheat and chickpeas affected how much starch in the cells was digested.
Children, Added Sugar and Liver Disease

Children, Added Sugar and Liver Disease

Ten percent of children in the United States are now afflicted by a common chronic liver disease in this age group which can eventually lead to serious illness, a need for a liver transplant or death.
Mealtime: ls it Time to Eat?

Mealtime: ls it Time to Eat?

People who started eating earlier in the day we found to have lower blood sugar levels and less insulin resistance, regardless of whether they restricted their food intake.
The War on Saturated Fats Backfired

The War on Saturated Fats Backfired

The American College of Cardiology now says that saturated fats do not contribute to cardiovascular disease and actually have some role in reducing stroke.