Anti-Inflammatory Diet Leads to Longer Life

Ali Webster, PhD, RD, associate director of nutrition communications at the International Food Information Council Foundation, described it as a kind of diet that focuses on foods high in nutrients — especially antioxidants —that have been tied with “lowering the markers of inflammation in our bodies.” “Its key players are foods like fruits, vegetables, legumes, […]

Top 7 Foods to Help Fight Depression

While there are hundreds of articles, dietary strategies, government agencies and food manufacturers designed to offer information on how to fight disease and optimize your health, you may be surprised to find that before the featured study, none concentrated on brain health or mental disorders as recently as 2007. In September 2018, researchers reported the […]

The Bitter Price of Tropical Fruits

Sweet, healthy and delicious, and inexpensive to boot, pineapples are one of the world’s most desired fruits. On average, the world eats more than 26,000 tons of pineapples each year. But hidden beneath their low-price tag lies an industry riddled with heavy pesticide use, water pollution, deforestation and the exploitation of farmworkers, who are forced […]

Recipes: Mediterranean diet plan

Get the latest from TODAY Sign up for our newsletter Jan. 9, 2017 / 3:09 PM GMT / Updated 3:51 PM GMT / Source: TODAY By Joy Bauer It’s January and most Americans are thinking the same thing: It’s time to lose weight and get fit. Well, if you’re looking for a sensible diet you can sustain […]

Foods That Reduce Uric Acid Levels

When uric acid is mentioned, a lot of people immediately think about gout. Well, they are right to do so — excess uric acid in the blood can cause the formation of crystals (they’re called urate crystals, by the way) that can get lodged in the joints. Needless to say, the presence of urate crystals […]

Dollar Stores Feed More Americans Than Whole Foods

Dollar stores such as Dollar General and Dollar Tree (which also owns Family Dollar) are becoming a primary source of food for many families. The chains feed more Americans than Whole Foods, which isn’t surprising when you consider there are 30,000 Dollar General and Dollar Tree stores across the U.S. — outnumbering Walmart’s and McDonald’s’ […]

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