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High-fat Meals & Concentration

It may not just be a 3 p.m. slump if you find yourself foggy after lunch, particularly when you eat a take-out meal at...

Your Immune System & Salt

Watching salt intake is an important part of cardiovascular health, and new research points to another reason to watch your consumption:  your immune system.  Salt (sodium)...

What We Think of Cultured Meat

Do you prefer your meat to be cultured?  No, not the kind of culture that separates ground beef from filet mignon—we’re talking about the...

Advances in Curcumin

Curcumin’s list of health benefits gets bigger each year, but curcumin has one flaw:  it is poorly absorbed.  Other herbs and supplements are often...

How Sucralose & Carbs Interact

Many people use sugar substitutes, some of which are more natural than others.  If you’re consuming sucralose (Splenda), you should be aware of some...

The Science Behind Cold Brew Coffee

                Whether you choose to drink your coffee cold brewed or hot brewed, the method makes a difference not only in taste but in...

Feed Your Gut Bacteria for Better Sleep

We know that the gut-brain connection is so important that the populations of bacteria, called the microbiome, inside the gut is referred to as...

Walnuts for the Elderly

                To slow the effects of cognitive decline on adults who are already experiencing a cognitive decline, try eating walnuts.                 Consuming 30-60 grams per...

Boost Your Memory through Diet

                Along with keeping your mind active as you age, taking supplements for brain health, and getting exercise, we can now add healthy eating--and...

Brain Cells & Feeling Full

New research presented in the March publication of Cell Reports has identified a group of cells that physically change their shape only after you eat a...

You Are What You See Other People Eat

The emphasis of social media and online sharing has its share of promoting poor body image and bad habits, but a recent study shows that it...

Make Time for Breakfast for Mental Health

There are many reasons breakfast is quotably the most important meal of the day, and you can add mental health to the top of that list. ...

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