Home / Nutrition (page 2)

Nutrition

Dietary anti-cancer compound may work by influence on cellular genetics

Researchers have discovered one of the reasons why broccoli may be good for your health. They found that sulforaphane, a dietary compound from broccoli that’s known to help prevent prostate cancer, may work through its influence on long, non-coding RNAs. ...

Read More »

Cooking at home tonight? It's likely cheaper and healthier, study finds

Researchers from the University of Washington School of Public Health have been peeking into kitchens — via interviews — for years now. They’ve just published results showing people who cook at home more often are likely to eat a healthier ...

Read More »

How Rubber Bands Can Remind You to Drink More Water

This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com.  “I don’t really drink water,” I told a friend a few weeks ago. She was baffled and immediately started listing the reasons that my lack of hydration was so awful. She went on to ...

Read More »

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

The current recommendation for people in good health is up to 400 milligrams of caffeine a day. That’s roughly the amount in four eight-ounce cups of brewed coffee. Drinking that much coffee may even bring health perks, including reduced risks ...

Read More »

10 Things to Know About the Mediterranean Diet

How to eat like a Greek At this point, you probably already know that the Mediterranean diet is good for your health. Research proves over and over again that people who put an emphasis on produce, fish, whole grains, and ...

Read More »

4 Strategies To Boost Your Metabolism!

We all have that friend who seems to be able to eat whatever food they want but still maintains a six-pack year-round. They don’t count calories; no foods are off-limits. Oh, how we secretly dislike this person! The rest of ...

Read More »

What Are Functional Waters, and Do They Really Work?

Functional waters are any brand of H2O “enhanced” with special ingredients, like herbs or antioxidants, that supposedly bring health benefits. Some types make sense to drink: Water with added electrolytes may be useful if you exercise a lot and sweat ...

Read More »

How to Make Any Recipe a Clean Recipe

When it comes to eating clean, it’s often much easier than you think. Plus, you rarely have to alter the essence of your favorite dishes to achieve a cleaner plate. The key to turning them into  a “clean” dish is to start from ...

Read More »

College students' perception of dietary terms could help nutrition education

College students represent an important group for nutrition educators, since the transition into adulthood brings increased independence and decision making, which can affect diet and health-related behaviors. Promoting nutritional health among young adults is important. Poor decisions regarding eating may ...

Read More »

Can combined exercise and nutritional intervention improve muscle mass and function?

Although progressive muscle loss is a natural part of ageing, sarcopenia is generally identified when muscle mass and muscle function falls below defined thresholds. Sarcopenia’s impact can be enormous as it affects mobility, balance, risk of falls and fractures, and ...

Read More »