Can sugar cause headaches?

Minimizing your consumption of added sugars and processed foods — and other simple lifestyle changes involving diet, exercise and sleep — may help you better regulate your blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of headaches.

What is the healthiest fruit to eat?

It matters less what particular fruits you eat, and more that you make sure you are eating enough whole fruits (of any kind) every day — as the health benefits of this food group are significant.

healthiest salad dressing

As important as your main salad ingredients, healthy salad dressing should top it all off.

What is resistant starch?

This group of starches that are not digested in the small intestine exert their own benefits on your gut.

blood sugar and anxiety

You’ve probably heard of the “sugar high,” a concept that goes back as far as the 1920s when W. Ray Shannon, MD linked a child’s bad behavior to sugar consumption. However, the term didn’t hit the mainstream until the 1970s when Dr. Ben Feingold told the anecdote of a boy who went wild after consuming sugar-rich … Read more

health benefits of bitter melon

Used widely in Asian cuisines and in folk medicine (in countries including China, Africa, India and Sri Lanka), the bitter melon is nothing short of an incredible crop plant. Shaped much like a cucumber on the outside — but covered in spikes, lumps, and indentations — the bitter melon can seem an intimidating vegetable. Forgive … Read more

how to start mediterranean diet

Embraced by societies in southern Europe and northern Africa, the “Mediterranean diet” provides significant medical benefits and can easily be adopted by most individuals.

What is the healthiest meat to eat?

Intentionally choosing lean cuts from well-raised animals will lead you to a high-quality and nutrient-dense healthy protein option.

Healthiest way to cook chicken

Eating healthy chicken involves choosing the best type of meat from the highest quality chicken — and knowing how to cook it to avoid the formation of carcinogenic and inflammatory compounds.

how to lower cholestrol

Dietary cholesterol may not be as bad for your health as was once thought, but prudent food choices are still advised — along with other lifestyle changes — to lower high blood cholesterol.

is seaweed good for you?

Seaweed is a plant-based food packed with nutrients and potential health benefits, but some types may contain harmful compounds.

sandwich alternatives

Historical accounts of the origin of the sandwich are varied, but many food historians give credit to John Montagu (aka the 4th Earl of Sandwich), an avid gambler who in 1762 requested something he could eat with his hands and was brought two pieces of bread with meat in the middle. Fast-forward almost 300 years, … Read more