A study from Rutgers University has found that increasing protein intake while on a diet may lead to better food choices and prevent loss of muscle mass. More protein, healthier food choices As part of the research, the scientists analyzed a pool of data from several … [Read more...] about Study: Higher protein intake while on a diet leads to healthier eating
Can’t shake the feeling of exhaustion lately? The solution might require you to take more than just a nap—it could be that you are low in certain nutrients. When it comes to fatigue, being low in iron is usually thought to be the cause. However, there’s another nutrient that … [Read more...] about Why fiber helps fend off fatigue (plus energy-boosting snack suggestions)
Some people stand by the statement that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, while others skip it altogether. According to findings of a 2019 research review that looked at 13 breakfast studies, eating breakfast in the morning wasn’t a reliable way to lose weight, … [Read more...] about To breakfast or not to breakfast? Scientists weigh in
For those of us with a sweet tooth, honey can seem like a literal lifesaver. We get to drizzle something sweet and syrupy all over our toast, goat cheese, or even in a big stream into our morning tea, and there’s nothing to worry about because it’s a natural, healthy … [Read more...] about How healthy is honey?
Two years ago, The Optimist Daily published a small piece on the advantages of foraging. This means walking past the grocery store to the park or a riparian area to search for, identify, and collect your own food resources. The practice has become more popular in recent years, … [Read more...] about Nature’s shopping list: a beginner’s guide to foraging