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Every additional daily serving of fruit and vegetables reduced the average risk of premature death from all causes by five percent, the scientists found.
The nutrients in fruits and vegetables are vital to good health and a long life, but only up to a point.
That's really all a seasonally delicious tomato needs. Though if you really want to gussy it up, you could add a bit of pepper, a splash of olive oil, maybe a sprinkle of balsamic vinegar.
With its Protein Chips, Quest Nutrition is on a mission to reverse the notion that you can't eat potato chips if you also go to the gym.
More than 280 scientists, physicians and public health officials are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to include a line for added sugar on the ubiquitous Nutrition Facts label.
I told you a little bit about Nutrisha - Trish Mathisen's suite of services focused on eating healthy and local while maximizing nutrition - back in June with an introduction to the Periodic Table pop-up dinner .
"As a cancer survivor, I believe that what you put in your body can have an effect on maybe bringing your cancer back," she said.
Health experts don't single out one food expectant moms should have. Instead, most recommend a well-balanced diet that draws from the five essential food groups: grains, protein, dairy, fruits and vegetables.
Public health officials say Delaware's Women, Infants and Children program has received a grant of more than $690,000 to implement an electronic benefits transfer system.
As caretakers we have to make sure that our elders take a balanced diet that consists of a variety of fruits, vegetables, protein and whole grains that are needed for overall health.
Having to ask for a seat belt extender on a flight was one of Benji Kurtz's biggest life humiliations.
Against the backdrop of the Newfound Mountains, his herd of 300 majestic bison graze the rolling pastures - raised for their leaner, healthier meat.
Fruits and vegetables often take the spotlight when it comes to nutrition and health, with meat products typically being relegated to the unhealthy category.
Obesity scientists said adopting a low carb Paleo diet enhances weight loss by boosting metabolism and helping your body burn more fat, the Courier-Journal reported July 25. Dr. Steve Smith, science director for the Florida Hospital-Sanford Burnham Translational Research Institute, is currently researching why low carb diets have proven so ... (more)
That's what students in schools across South Carolina have to look forward to when they head back to class in a few weeks.
Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels, which result from defects in the body's ability to produce and/or use insulin.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 05:33 am
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