The Link Between Ultra-Processed Foods and Cancer

They say you are what you eat. If this is true and you eat a lot of ultra-processed foods, you may be “cancerous.”

How to Make a Healthy and Tasty Hot Dog for National Hot Dog Day

We are in the thick of summer, and today is National Hot Dog Day! What better excuse to fire up the barbeque and enjoy one of the most classic American treats?

How to give up sugar and still feel good

Love your sweets and just can’t get enough? Then you’ve probably been warned about the risks of too much sugar plenty of times (obesity, diabetes and heart disease, to name a few). But have you ever thought about the way your sugar habit affects your mood?

Health effects of late-night meals

Do you eat a good portion of your daily calories at night, when you finally have time to wind down? If so, you’re not alone! Most of us know that we should be eating smaller meals more frequently throughout the day. But we don’t. So what are the consequences if we don’t?

What are processed foods, exactly?

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a processed food has undergone a transformation to extend shelf life or to make it more palatable. Examples include dehydrated fruits, frozen vegetables, and sausages. Frozen produce would be considered “minimally” processed, while the sausage, especially if it is filled with nitrates and flavorings, fits our more common perception of processed food.

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