Go (over) easy on the eggs

Scrambled, poached or boiled, eggs are a popular breakfast food the world over. Yet the health benefits of the humble egg might not be all they’re cracked up to be as new research from the Read More

A Thanksgiving Superfood

Sweet potatoes, not to be confused with yams, have been cultivated for thousands of years. These root vegetables are believed to have originated in Central and South America. North Carolina, which is now the largest Read More

Walnuts- a healthy snack

Walnuts are a tasty snack, welcome salad addition, a great breakfast side, and may help to protect from disease, in particular help to fight inflammation and maintain cognitive health.  There are several varieties of walnuts Read More

5 Metabolism-Boosting Foods

It’s not uncommon to hear people saying they’ve gained weight because of having a slow metabolism, but have you really considered how this affects your weight? While there is indeed a link between metabolism and Read More

6 nuts to REVERSE heart disease

From almonds to pistachios, nuts are tasty munchies to boost your health Wish you could ditch your snack attacks? Maybe you don’t need to after all. Research shows munching on smaller meals throughout the day Read More

Purple Potatoes are fun and healthy!

Purple potatoes don’t just look fabulous. They are an excellent source of potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and the antioxidant, anthocyanin, which has been studied as an immune system booster. The Purple potato is native Read More

The Calcium Myth

The nation’s leading health experts insist that we drink plenty of milk and take calcium supplements to protect our bones. What if they’re wrong? We’ve been told all our lives to drink milk for strong Read More

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