Healthy Eating

Sometimes a study looks like it tells you something really useful. And then you realize the study was funded by the company making the supplement. Let's look at an example.
This week, in part three of my series on the ins and outs of vitamins, we will look at the antioxidant, energy-producing power station known as vitamin B2.
We know fiber is good for us, but what about other indigestible carbs? Science looked at barley kernels and discovered some amazing properties when it comes to our health.
Science takes a look at two different diets - one low-protein and one high-protein - and discovered the high-protein diet created better blood sugar control and improved cholesterol.
Vitamin B1, also known as thiamine, plays a large role in maintaining healthy skin, hair, eyes, and liver. It can also cause some strange diseases if you don't get enough of it.
I've been intrigued by the concept of "Bulletproof" coffee, but as a vegan I don't eat butter. So, I decided to try it with coconut oil instead and see what benefits I gained.
Hydration is important, but it's easier to restore than you think. New science shows all it takes is a couple glasses a water, not even an hour before your workout.
Sometimes I just think researchers hate red meat. Is the new hot news about red meat being bad for you for real? Or is the media hyping it up and missing the actual useful facts about carnitine.
You've probably heard of certain exotic 'superfoods' by now, but did you know not all of them have to grow in the jungle? Read on to learn what superfoods are and why you should be eating them!
Vitamin A is involved in immune function, vision, reproduction, and many more aspects of the human body. Where do you get it and are you getting enough?
You know you need to get enough vitamin D, but do you know which is the best way to get it? What are the benefits of the sun versus a tanning bed? And where do supplements rank?
Do you really need both carbs and protein in your workout drink? Or does drinking protein during a workout actually tax energy from your body? Science takes a look at workout drinks.
What in the world is a cashew apple? Well, it turns out drinking cashew apple juice helps you burn fat. It's chock full of vitamin C, which is needed to form carnitine, which fuels fat burning.
The winter weather and lack of sunshine got you down? You can help fight the winter blues by detoxing and feeding your body properly. Here are some easy, nutrient-dense recipes to try.
Researchers looked at the effect of peppermint oil on running performance. Total work performed by the test subjects was increased by a whopping 51%. Subjects went faster, and for longer.
Due to the demands of workouts, athletes are particularly susceptible to developing iron deficiency. This results in anemia. Read on for information on why iron is important and how to get enough.
Taking fish oil isn't just about getting your omega-3s, it's also about creating a balance between omega-3 and omega-6 fats. What happens when this ratio is wrong? Science takes a look.