Three More Benefits from Vitamin C

My mother puts a lot of stock in vitamin C. She keeps a bottle of the chewable variety in her kitchen drawer?not the junk drawer with its litter of take-out menus and thumbtacks, but the Read More

The Right Foods for Your Adolescents

Adolescents need proper nutrition for bone and muscle development, recovery from sports, cognition and strong healthy immune systems. In a recent issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists, contributing editor Read More

Ginger a culinary and medicinal marvel.

Ginger belongs to the Zingiberaceae botanical family, which also includes the spices cardamom and turmeric. Characterized as a creeping perennial, it can grow to a height of 3 feet, with thick, tuberous, underground stems. Ginger Read More

Your mood depends on the food you eat

Diet and dietary practices differentially affect mental health in young adults versus older adults, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. Lina Begdache, assistant professor of health and wellness studies Read More

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