Eating more fiber may improve the life expectancy of people with diabetes (both type 1 and type 2).
Leeks are very popular in France and the United Kingdom. In Wales, leeks are considered part of the country’s national emblem. And after exploring some of the potential benefits of leeks, I can see why they are so widely adored across the pond.
A recent study suggests that excess coffee consumption may contribute to poor health in general. More specifically, excess coffee consumption may increase the risk of developing certain diseases such as osteoarthritis, arthropathy (any kind of joint disease) and obesity.
Some researchers suggest that the health status of an individual’s gut microbiome may be able to help predict how severe a case of COVID-19 a person may have.
It’s as simple as this: research has shown that, overall, happier people make healthier food choices, and people who feel depressed, angry, anxious or sad tend to go for unhealthier foods to provide “comfort.”
Donuts are delicious and may even feel “comforting” during these challenging times, but you may really want to think about what is in these donuts before you go purchase a dozen or two and share with your family.
Aside from potential weight loss, there are many other reasons why you may want to start drinking green tea.
The best way I can describe the taste and texture of Kabocha squash is that it’s as if a sweet potato and pumpkin had a baby! It’s delicious, comforting, healthy (if prepared the right way) and a great squash to use as you may be sheltering in place and cooking.
A researcher from Oregon State University’s Linus Pauling Institute and a few other researchers from reputable medical institutions around the world recommend that administering high amounts of certain vitamins and minerals to people may be key in the fight against COVID-19.
In the United States, consumption of lamb appears to be pretty low. For example, some reports say that the average American eats less than a pound of lamb per year. On the other hand, Americans eat a lot of beef (some sources say the average American eats more than 80 pounds of beef per year). Here’s why you may want to get more lamb in your diet.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), iron deficiency in children under the age of two “can have significant and irreversible effects on brain development.” Furthermore, “This can lead to negative consequences on learning and school performance later in life.”
It has been known for quite some time that there is a strong association between diet and cognitive health. For instance, a pro-inflammatory diet rich in processed, nutrient-void foods may contribute to cognitive decline, and an anti-inflammatory diet rich in whole, nutrient-rich foods may delay cognitive decline. And now, a recent study suggests that it’s not just about what you are eating but how you are pairing certain foods together.
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