A healthy lifestyle and longer life go hand-in-hand. A poor diet increases your risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, diabetes. Your food choices can have a profound impact on how long you’ll live. The battle against heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes – three of the world’s leading causes of death – may be won or lost on your grocery list.
BPA dangers are worth researching. What are the dangers of BPA? How worried should we be? This common chemical is pervasive in our environment and food, but proof of harm is lacking.
Trendy diets come and go. But sometimes there of elements of trendy diets that are worth incorporating into your healthy diet. Experts sort through the fads to see what really helps you lose weight.
Is all saturated fat unhealthy? This is an open question at the moment. The research keeps coming up with conflicting answers. Here’s a summary of where the research stands right now on the question of “Is all saturated fat unhealthy?” from Barbara Quinn, RD and Nutritionist. She calls it “The great saturated fat debate.”
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.
Prediabetes and brain health are linked. Researchers analyzed data from the UK Biobank of 500,000 people aged 58 years on average, and found that people with higher than normal blood sugar levels were more likely to experience cognitive decline than those without elevated glucose levels.
Anti-inflammatory diets have gotten a lot of press recently in light of the Covid pandemic. But what are anti-inflammatory diets and do they really make a difference?