Summertime brings along with it a bevy of delicious fruits and vegetables like watermelon, tomatoes, strawberries and red peppers. Consumers should take advantage of the availability of such produce, since dietitian Donna Fields reports that they may help to stave off several illnesses.
On June 27, the Vitamin D Council, a nonprofit educational corporation, announced that it intends to file a complaint with the Attorney General against the Food and Drug Administration “regarding policies that disparately afflict African Americans.”
Did you know that what you eat affects your mood and mental clarity? If you want to clean up your diet, clear your mind and climb out of the dumps, get rid of the following processed and refined foods: white bread white rice white sugar processed meats processed cheeses dairy milk juices that are not […]
The typical American diet is often characterized as being high in fat, sodium and sugar, and relatively deficient in fresh fruits and vegetables. However, that may not be true in California, where the average consumption of produce has significantly increased over the past decade.
French researchers recently found that individuals who regularly consume olive oil may have a 41 percent reduced risk of experiencing a stroke.
An average backyard garden will cost about $30 for seeds and about $50 for organic potting soil and fertilizers, yet it will yield more than $600 in fresh, organic produce. That is a great investment, not only for our finances but also for our health.
Many millions of people have digestion problems, and some do all their lives. How do I know? Just walk up and down the aisle of your local pharmacy or convenience store. There must be thousands of synthetic high-profit products that reach out for your stomach. They are beautifully packaged, but most of them are worse […]
Past research and conventional wisdom dictate that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli are part of a nutritious diet because they contain an abundance of healthful properties — from antioxidants to fiber.
Research shows that human breast milk has many health benefits, including immune-boosting and antibacterial qualities. In theory, mass-producing human breast milk sounds like a good thing. A group of Chinese scientists wants to test that theory.
That sure was a miserable jobs report for May, wasn’t it? The Labor Department said that after spending billions of dollars on Federal boondoggles, only 54,000 new jobs were created in the country that month. But here’s the real stunner: More than half of those jobs may have been from just one employer.