How Sweet (Potato) It Is!

How Sweet (Potato) It Is!

A sweet potato by any other name is still a rich source of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, most notably, beta…

The Medicine Cabinet: What’s the Origin of the Five-Servings-per-Day Guideline?

The Medicine Cabinet: What’s the Origin of the Five-Servings-per-Day Guideline?

Q: Where did the recommendation that we need five servings of fruits and vegetables come from? A: According to one…

What to Know About Metabolic Syndrome

What to Know About Metabolic Syndrome

Obesity, elevated blood sugar, high blood pressure, unhealthy cholesterol or triglyceride levels — any one of these conditions on its…

Celebrate Celery!

Celebrate Celery!

Celery has hit celeb status in the veggie world. No longer the passed-over crudite, or mere Bloody Mary stirring stick,…

Protein, You Complete Me

Protein, You Complete Me

You don’t need be a bodybuilder to pay close attention to your protein intake. This macronutrient is required for the…

Hack Your Metabolism by Timing Your Meals

Hack Your Metabolism by Timing Your Meals

Around 5 p.m., when the day begins to wind down, your body does the opposite — cranking up to be…

Smart Eating Habits to Boost Your Well-Being

Smart Eating Habits to Boost Your Well-Being

If you find yourself feeling irritable or sluggish, your diet may need a tune-up. How you eat — and when…

6 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

6 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

Maybe you love the process of scooping seeds out of a pumpkin and roasting them. But these days it’s easy…

The Puzzle of Weight Loss Plateaus

The Puzzle of Weight Loss Plateaus

You’ve started a new plan to get to a healthier weight but at some point you find you’ve hit a…

Spotlight on Supplements: St. John’s Wort

Spotlight on Supplements: St. John’s Wort

St. John’s wort is a widely known, non-prescription dietary supplement with use dating back to ancient Greece Overview St. John’s…