What Does Diet Have To Do With Dementia?

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.

Ditch the “Happy Meals” To Keep Your Kids Healthy and Happy

This past September in a town called Holly Springs, North Carolina, a group of third-graders ditched recess and made a more than one mile trek to a local McDonald’s.

Man Loses 100 Pounds In a Year By Doing These Two Simple Things

Let's take a look at the story of a man named Jeffrey Hadley. He lost 100 pounds in a year! Hadley did this by adopting two simple rules: no more processed foods and more activity.

America’s Most Popular Vegetable Oil May Be Bad For Your Brain

A recent study found evidence suggesting that consuming soybean oil may have a negative effect on the brain and influence neurological conditions such as autism, Alzheimer’s, anxiety and depression.

Ultra-Processed Foods May Taste Good, But They May Up Your Risk for Diabetes

If you go to a restaurant and ask to see a kids’ menu, you will likely see food items such as french fries, chicken tenders or nuggets, grilled cheese, macaroni and cheese and pizza. These are all foods classified as "unprocessed" and may increase your risk for diabetes.

With the Help of the Food Industry, We Can Tackle the Salt Crisis Together

Americans consume way more sodium than is recommended and necessary for healthy living! I have said this before, and it is a fact worth repeating.

Avoid the Trap of the Junk Food Bargain Sale

It is probably fair to conclude that the food industry is not really a health-promoting business. It is perhaps better described as a money-making business! Take, for example, recent research conducted in Australia which suggested that on average junk foods in Australian supermarkets are discounted twice as often as healthy foods.

Stress Eating is a Real Thing! Learn How You Can Be Proactive

I don’t know about you, but when I look back at my years as a student I’m appalled at the way I used to eat! Eating sweets and crunchy, savory foods (like potato chips) were “life-savers” when trying to pull an all-nighter or survive exam week. Yes - stress eating was a real thing!

The Curd Wars: Processed Cheese vs. Real Cheese

As information about health and nutrition is becoming more abundant and substantiated, so are the drastic shifts in economic prosperity for some of America’s oldest industries. Take, for example, the dairy industry.

Your Diet May Be Why You’re Depressed

Actress Charlize Theron was just doing her job. For a new role where she played an overwhelmed mom, the normally svelte star had to gain 50 pounds. But she gained more than just extra weight.

Quitting Junk Food Might Actually Be As Hard As Quitting Drugs

Many Americans suffer from food addiction. In the majority of cases, this is not an addiction to healthy foods. Instead it is an addiction to processed foods which are so easily available to all of us.

Your Love of Bacon Could Cause You Your Sanity (Really!)

You may want to steer clear of eating too much beef jerky on your next road trip, limit the number of hot dogs at the next baseball game and cut back on the amount of salami at cocktail hour.

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