Nutrition


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Spinach Could Protect You from Colon Cancer

Add another benefit of eating spinach to the list.

Researchers from Texas A&M University recently found eating spinach could protect you from colon cancer.

, October 11, 2021


Eating Nuts Won’t Make You Fat

You should not be afraid of gaining weight from eating nuts.

A review of the data by researchers at the University of Toronto shows eating nuts does not contribute to weight gain.

, September 27, 2021


Fat is Better Predictor than Muscle for Heart Health

Your heart would like you to lose fat rather than gain muscle.

Researchers from the University of Bristol in England have determined early markers of heart health are impacted more by losing fat than gaining muscle.

, September 20, 2021


Healthy Eating Lessens the Chances of COVID-19

What you eat is important when it comes to staying healthy in this pandemic

Researchers from King’s College London and Harvard Medical School discovered a healthy diet lessens a person’s chances of contracting COVID-19 by as much as 10 percent and cuts the likelihood of serious illness by 40 percent.

, September 13, 2021


Pecans Shown to Lower Cholesterol

Studies show pecans offer hearth health benefits by lowering cholesterol levels

Researchers from the University of Georgia found people at risk of cardiovascular disease were able to lower their total cholesterol by 5% and their LDL cholesterol by as much as 9% in just eight weeks.

, September 03, 2021


Cocoa Flavanols Beneficial for Oxygen Uptake

Cocoa flavanols could help sedentary people start an exercise program.

Researchers in Liverpool, England found sedentary adults had faster oxygen uptake kinetics during exercise after supplementing with cocoa flavanols.

, August 09, 2021


Brightly Colored Foods are Good for the Brain

Brightly colored foods provide beneficial flavonoids to support brain health.

A recent study published in the journal Neurology shows a diet with at least a half serving a day of foods high in flavonoids may lower the risk of cognitive decline by 20 percent.

, August 02, 2021


Longer School Lunch Means Healthier Eating

Longer lunch periods at school mean healthier eating for children.

Research shows when school children have ample time at the lunch table the likelihood they will eat fruits and vegetables increases dramatically.

, July 26, 2021


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