Eating snacks may be the most tempting way to get an energy boost, but while they do increase energy levels initially, snacks high in refined carbohydrates and simple sugars, such as cookies, chocolate bars, or potato chips, can later lead to a crash and fatigue. Choosing healthy … [Read more...] about Eight healthy snacks for a boost of energy
The gut is home to trillions of bacteria that not only help us digest our food but actually play a massive role in a number of things that have seemingly nothing to do with digestion, from impacting mood to boosting immunity. In fact, researchers have found that 70 percent of the … [Read more...] about 4 Simple ways to strengthen your gut health
Choosing to toast bread is typically a matter of taste and texture, but did you know that toasting (and dehydrating) your bread might actually be associated with a couple of potential health benefits? It’s true, although the answer is not as simple as that. To understand what … [Read more...] about What’s healthier? Toasted or untoasted bread?
Fruits and vegetables are an integral part of any healthy diet, but filling your plate with versatile produce will maximize the health benefits you get out of every bite. One versatile veggie you should incorporate into your diet are beets! This vividly-colored root vegetable … [Read more...] about Nothing beats beets: why you should eat more of this versatile veggie
As you may have heard, the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine in America has been slow. But if you are one of the fortunate ones to have gotten vaccinated or plan to get vaccinated soon, then you might want to read the results from a new study out of Ohio State University. In … [Read more...] about Study suggests eating healthy makes vaccines more effective