Today’s Solutions: May 30, 2024

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Soda taxes have a remarkable impact: sales plummet as prices rise in US cities

A recent study published in the journal JAMA Health Forum provides solid evidence that soda levies are beneficial in reducing sugary drink consumption. The study examines five U.S. cities, including Philadelphia, Seattle, San Francisco, Oakland, and Boulder, and finds a consistent decline in sales Read More...

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The case for eating more broccoli sprouts

You probably already know that broccoli is a healthy vegetable that helps reduce inflammation, but what about broccoli sprouts? These sprouted broccoli seeds are a wonderful superfood for your brain. What makes them so healthy, and how you may incorporate them into your diet, is as follows: Why Read More...

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Food as medicine: Fruit and vegetable prescriptions boost heart health

The ancient concept of "food as medicine" receives new legitimacy in a revolutionary study, reinforcing the age-old belief that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can perform wonders for heart health. In the midst of a diet-related disease epidemic that rivals smoking as the main cause of death, Read More...

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3 expert-approved gut health “rules” you shouldn’t skip

Your gut microbiome contains trillions of bacteria unique to you, making gut health practices extremely personal. What works for one person may not work for another.  "No two guts are the same," says board-certified internist Vincent Pedre, M.D., author of The GutSMART Protocol. "So how can Read More...

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Snack your stress away with these expert-recommended foods

Jess Cording, R.D., CDN, a registered dietitian, developed a taste for butter after her father was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. "For some reason, one of the foods I really wanted to eat all the time was radishes cooked in butter," she told MindBodyGreen. "It was the most random thing." She Read More...

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Research shows that foods that are good for us are also good for the planet

It comes as no surprise that since the dawn of the pandemic, people all over the world began typing “immunity boosting foods” into search engines. In fact, these searches rose by 350 percent. The results? It turns out that some of the food items that were popping up over and over again are also Read More...

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4 foods you should eat daily to keep your movements regular

Though most of us are rather shy when it comes to talking about our personal poop schedules, it is a topic that deserves attention. The quality of our bowel movements are one of the most important indicators of a healthy body, and maintaining a regular schedule is crucial to our overall Read More...

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Struggling to cut down on sugar? These 4 strategies are sure to help

Are you trying to prioritize your health by committing to a more nutrient-dense diet but, like many others, feel “hooked” on sugar? At times, and especially in the beginning, it may appear impossible to eliminate your sugar cravings. However, with a few helpful strategies, it is possible to eat Read More...

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Adding blueberries to your diet could help stave off dementia

From slowing cognitive decline to accelerating chronic wound healing, blueberries can have many surprising health benefits. Now, scientists at the University of Cincinnati have uncovered that adding blueberries to your daily diet in middle age could reduce your risk of dementia later in life. The Read More...

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How healthy is hummus? Here's what the experts have to say

Hummus, a standard part of many Middle Eastern diets, is gaining popularity in the US and other countries. This is likely because many of us want to maintain a healthier diet, and hummus is seen as a healthier alternative for dips, spreads, or salad dressings.  However, before we make Read More...