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Foods To Help You Lose Weight

TS-57575899 fresh produce By Ginger Hultin, MS RDN CSO It may seem counterintuitive that eating certain foods can support weight loss but studies have shown a link between some types of foods and better weight management. For example, high fiber foods including whole grains, fruit, vegetables and nuts have been associated with lower body mass index (BMI) in large human studies. A feeling of fullness and concentrated nutrients in READ MORE

Ramp Up Flavor With This Guide to Good-for-You Grains

Fresh Bread Cultivating grains is what changed our Neolithic ancestors from hunter-gatherers to an agrarian society about 10,000 years ago. In the grass family of plants, grains are a part of the human diet all over the world, providing complex carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, and minerals. I’ve put together a list of grains, some of which you may have heard of and some that may be completely new READ MORE

The Healthy Benefits Of a Variety Of Teas

Cup of tea with several multi colored dried tea leaves and flowers shot from above on blue table In the past few years, many of my patients have begun adding a variety of teas to their daily routine and I couldn’t be happier. As I tell my patients, various teas have been used in Eastern medicine for the treatment of many illnesses and conditions as well as READ MORE

Oh La La! The Fabulous Flavors of France

Fresh herbs wooden kitchen table Food background Over the past year, FoodTrients has been exploring foods and flavors from around the globe. This week, we take a look at the flavors of France as part of our new series on the world of foods, herbs and spices that help create some of the distinctive dishes we have featured, and the age-defying benefits they deliver. France is known for READ MORE

The 5 Best Foods for Beautiful Skin

TS-77890319 skin-lede for Jump Winter weather is not kind to our skin. Dryness, redness, flaking or general discomfort abounds as the colder weather continues and we head towards spring. Aside from a slew of lotions and products you are what you eat and your skin is no exception. Foods that are good for your skin, helping to hydrate and guard from environmental damage, have a few things in READ MORE

German Spices Are Different and Diverse

Wurst or Bratwurst with Fermented Cabbage, Pickled Cucumbers, and Spices in cast iron frying pan, on white background, top view flat lay , with space for text copyspace Over the past year, FoodTrients has been exploring foods and flavors from around the globe. This week, we introduce another in our series on the world of herbs, spices and ingredients that help create some of the distinctive dishes READ MORE

Probiotics May Relieve Depression

  ThinkstockPhotos-468413439 Probiotics, which are typically known for their effects on the digestive tract, are becoming a hot topic in the field of psychology. Previous research shows a potential role in alleviating anxiety. And now, a recent study suggests that probiotics may even help to alleviate depression. The results were published in the journal, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. Probiotics Reduce Sad Thoughts Rumination, which is the repetition of negative thoughts, is a risk READ MORE

Is Eating Too Much Meat Bad for Your Health?

ThinkstockPhotos-451049781rotate WASHINGTON – The federal government’s new Dietary Guidelines miss a key opportunity to steer Americans toward a diet that is healthier and better for the environment by not clearly recommending that people reduce their meat consumption, says EWG Research Analyst Emily Cassidy: The new 2015 Dietary Guidelines should have clearly called on consumers to eat less meat – both to protect their health and to reduce the harm READ MORE

Extra Fish Consumption Prevents Hearing Loss

grilled salmon with pink pepper on christmas table Women who eat fish regularly have a lower risk of developing hearing loss compared to women who rarely or never eat fish, according to a study. Researchers speculate that the Omega-3 fatty acids in fish may help maintain good blood flow to the inner ear, BBChealth reported. These are two questions commonly used to screen for hearing loss, which affects more than READ MORE

Age Not Always a Barrier for Surgery

ThinkstockPhotos-126487809 Irwin Weiner felt so good after heart surgery a few weeks before turning 90 that he stopped for a pastrami sandwich on the way home from the hospital. Dorothy Lipkin danced after getting a new hip at age 91. And at 94, William Gandin drives himself to the hospital for cancer treatments. Jimmy Carter isn't the only nonagenarian to withstand rigorous medical treatment. Very old age is no READ MORE
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