Healthy foods on a ketogenic diet do exist. In my opinion, a healthy version of a keto diet might be a decent strategy to jump-start weight loss or get off a weight loss plateau.
Are chai seeds nutritious? Chia seeds contain large amounts of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, plenty of high-quality protein, and several essential minerals and antioxidants. They may improve digestive health, blood levels of heart-healthy omega-3s, and risk factors for heart disease and diabetes.
Food and mental health go hand-in-hand. The sugar-laden, high-fat foods we often crave when we are stressed or depressed, as comforting as they are, may be the least likely to benefit our mental health.
How to get out of a junk food rut? Amid the months of pandemic isolation, it’s no surprise that millions of Americans turned to bad-for-you foods, snacks, and sweets as a source of comfort, and gained their COVID-19 pounds in the process.
Exercise and gut health are related. When we hear about gut bacteria we usually think of food, but recent research indicates that exercise can also influence our gut health.
Junk food and heart disease are related. That’s because hamburgers, fries, sugary sodas, and other less healthy foods may cause inflammation, a key player in the formation of artery-clogging plaque.
How to stop sugar cravings? Sugar is almost everywhere, added to countless products advertised on every form of media, and included in nearly every holiday and casual meal. According to a 2018 research, craving sweets is now so common that some researchers wonder whether we’ve developed a habit-forming culture when it comes to craving sugar. It might be a good time to take a closer look at why we crave sweets and what we can do about it.
What are baru nuts? Perhaps you’ve heard the buzz about the exotic baru nut being the latest superfood. I had to check them out. Here’s some useful information about this special nut.
What is a risk factor for dementia? A new study shows an association between a large waist size and the development of cognitive impairment. This study provides more evidence that lifestyle matters when it comes to dementia.
Exercise intensity is the subject of ongoing debate. Is moderate intensity good enough or do we need to do high intensity interval training to make the exercise beneficial? The research is in conflict.