All diets are fads. Short-term means to an end rather than a healthy way of eating. Nevertheless, some diets are repeatedly resurrected and repackaged. Such is the case with the low-carb high-fat diet, of which the most recent cult craze is the ketogenic diet—keto for short. What is the keto diet? Originally developed to treat […]
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Mood disorders affect almost ten percent of U.S. adults and nearly fifteen percent of adolescents, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. With so many people suffering from mood disorders people are looking for answers in nature and food. Fortunately, a recent study suggests eating a common treat—dark chocolate—may positively affect mood and relieve […]
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Eating whole and healthy foods does your body good. But if your body is used to refined and processed food, a transition to healthy foods can be difficult. Indeed, it isn’t uncommon to experience gastrointestinal symptoms and even vomiting during this transition. Discover why this occurs and how you can work to make your transition […]
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Xylitol is growing in popularity as a natural sugar substitute to sweeten various foods, gums, and oral care products. However, if you search the internet you find reports that xylitol is harmful and shouldn’t be consumed. So, what are the facts? Is xylitol a safe natural sweetener and sugar substitute with potential health benefits, or […]
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When was the last time you had a reasonably portioned meal at a restaurant? Food portions at restaurants these days seem to be intended to serve more than one. Some portion sizes have doubled and even tripled at American restaurants over the last 20 years leading to excess calorie consumption. And these distorted portion sizes […]