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The Worst Ingredient for Your Immune System

What you eat plays a significant role in how well your immune system functions. As a result, you can actively support your body’s ability to ward off acute and chronic conditions with each food you put into your mouth. However, depending on your food choices, you can also hinder it. What’s the worst ingredient for […]

Junk Food Promotes Hunger and Overeating

This article was previously published March 4, 2020, and has been updated with new information. The struggle with weight gain and obesity is a common and costly health issue, leading to an increase in risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and cancer, just to name a few.1 Obese individuals also have substantially higher medical […]

The Simple Eating Hack That Could Prevent Most Diseases Including Blindness

This article was previously published November 7, 2020, and has been updated with new information. Dr. Chris Knobbe, an ophthalmologist, is the founder and president of the Cure AMD Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to the prevention of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD, a leading cause of blindness in the U.S. — and the third leading […]

Following low-carb diet? Read why shouldn’t

Following low-carb diet? Read why shouldn’t

Going on a low-carb diet has long been a popular weight-loss strategy. But some doctors and nutrition experts have advised against doing so over fears that it could increase the risk of heart disease, since such diets typically involve eating lots of saturated fats, the kind found in red meat and butter.But a new study, […]

More Reasons to Avoid ‘Beyond’ Fake Meat

More Reasons to Avoid ‘Beyond’ Fake Meat

Beyond Meat is one of a handful of companies flooding the market with plant-based burgers and other fake meat products, billing them as a healthy, environmentally friendly alternative. But before you fall for the marketing hype, be aware that these ultraprocessed junk foods are anything but natural, and Beyond Meat has even signed an agreement […]

44 Ready-Made Foods To Stop Buying And Start Making From Scratch

44 Ready-Made Foods To Stop Buying And Start Making From Scratch

While buying ready-made foods is more convenient, there’s just more satisfaction making it from scratch — and it’s also easy! Although it saves you time (and money in certain types of products), buying ready-made products can be the hassle-free choice for mums-on-the-go. But, with all the added ingredients in ready-made products sold in the market, […]

Juicing for Weight Loss: 6 Easy Recipes to Try

Juicing for Weight Loss: 6 Easy Recipes to Try

Juicing has become a popular way to boost energy and lose weight. You may have heard juice cleansing radio ads, seen (or bought) expensive juices in the store, or maybe you’ve even made juice from scratch. But does juicing for weight loss work? Juicing refers to using a juicer or blender to liquefy fruits, vegetables, […]