Something as simple as a 30-minute run in the morning can lead to a number of health benefits, from better mood to stronger bones. Running also appeals to a larger demographic because it doesn’t require equipment nor cost fitness center memberships. Before going out for a run, dietitians and health specialists often recommend eating a light meal to keep … Continue reading Just got home from a run? Here are 15 foods you can eat to fulfill your goals
Arthritis causes pain, swelling and stiffness in your joints. There is no cure for the condition, but treatments like surgery and physical therapy can help relieve its many symptoms. You can also supplement your preferred treatment by making changes to your regular diet. Naturally reduce inflammation and pain caused by arthritis by eating the 10 anti-inflammatory foods detailed below. … Continue reading Keep inflammation at an all-time low by eating these 10 anti-inflammatory foods
Nuts are delicious superfoods and popular guilt-free snacks. They are also rich in protein and dietary fiber. According to an animal study, consuming nuts, specifically walnuts, promotes gut health. The study was published in the journal Nutrients and was conducted by scientists from Texas A&M University and the University of Connecticut Health. There are many different types of nuts, and all of them offer … Continue reading Nutty and nutritious: Which type of nuts are best for your gut health?
Going on vacation or spending time with your family during the holidays can be an indulgent time for most people. And while there’s nothing wrong with enjoying an occasional treat or two, binge-eating can sometimes undo the progress you’ve made while following a balanced diet. If you’re feeling a little bloated after the holidays or … Continue reading Stay hydrated and boost your fiber intake: 10 Ways to reset your diet
Those looking to guard themselves against the coronavirus pandemic may want to take a closer look at the health benefits of vitamin D — the latest nutrient to be examined by medical experts and researchers in their quest to find potential treatments for COVID-19. This growing interest in vitamin D — often referred to by many as … Continue reading New research suggests vitamin D may help combat coronavirus
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a health condition that leads to atherosclerosis or the narrowing of the arteries. Hypertension also increases a person’s risk of heart disease and stroke. While modern medicine prescribes conventional treatments for hypertension in the form of anti-hypertensive drugs, research suggests that natural remedies which could reduce blood pressure can be … Continue reading What are some of the best herbs and spices for regulating blood pressure?
There’s nothing better than a freshly picked, organic blueberry. These delectable little berries are quite versatile and can be eaten on their own or used in a variety of dishes, from sweet baked goods to savory dinners. But blueberries have more to offer than their sweet flavor; this humble fruit is a nutrient powerhouse and … Continue reading Blue is good for the blood: Study finds eating blueberries improves blood vessel function
If you've never heard of the acai (pronounced ah-sigh-EE) berry, you're missing out on the enormous benefits this superfood offers. So let's get schooled on this reddish-purple fruit harvested from the acai palm tree, which is native to the rainforests of Brazil (as always, consult your doctor before taking any supplements): Let's keep you looking younger. Acai berry … Continue reading Acai berry – Six ways this superfood can change your health
Dementia is one of today’s biggest health challenges for older adults. There are currently 44 million cases around the world, and this number is expected to triple by the year 2050. An estimated billion persons around the world now have low vitamin D levels, which has been linked to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. In fact, a major … Continue reading Vitamin D deficiency substantially increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
Hold that muffin or danish and grab a handful of almonds if you need a snack between meals. Maybe you won't feel as satisfied afterward, but if you care about your heart health, get used to it. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association provided strong evidence that incorporating almonds as snacks … Continue reading Eating almonds can reduce heart disease risks, belly fat