Place emphasis on selecting more health-promoting food choices that benefit your health, and less food that provides little to no nourishment for your body.
Research suggests that adopting a healthy lifestyle could substantially reduce premature mortality and prolong life expectancy in U.S. adults.
While there’s little harm in an occasional deviation from a normally healthy diet (of which, so-called “comfort foods” do not qualify!), it’s good to remember that a healthy diet plays an integral role in a healthy immune system.
Food is a great way to connect people in a fun way. However, caring about food safety is as important as what is being served on the menu. The CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.
Halloween kicks off the holiday season that’s inevitably filled with lots of sweet treats. But before you load up on sugar, here’s a word of caution from your heart. Added sugar in your diet may increase your risk of death from cardiovascular disease. Read more.
What’s at the root of organic produce? Is it healthier for you than nonorganic food? If it looks funny, is it safe to eat? What about bruises? Mold? To put together the pieces of the organic produce puzzle, read on.