The future of sustainable farming goes way beyond organic. It's about planting to rebuild the soil itself, increasing biodiversity and getting "good bugs" back into our bellies.
Sneezing. Itching. Watery eyes. It’s not a commercial — it’s reality for more than 17 million adults and nearly 7 million kids hit by hay fever every spring, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). These commonly used supplements that have been found to be effective in easing symptoms of seasonal allergies.
Are you putting off introducing certain foods in your baby’s diet for fear of triggering an allergic reaction?
You know that diet and exercise are the way to keep weight in check, but your workout may be the real game changer when it comes to shedding extra fat.
With an estimated 10 million Americans suffering from seasonal affective disorder SAD, and with many feeling stressed by the demands of winter, we take a look at the nutrients and therapies that may help keep your happy face on through spring.
You've probably heard of probiotics, but what about prebiotics? These non-digestible foods work together with probiotics to maintain gut health and we're sharing 5 foods that will help you get a prebiotic boost.
It’s summertime and the living is easy, as is our access to fresh seafood. But sometimes, you just want to let the fish swim in the sea, or you’re so busy having fun, you forget your fish oil supplements. Here are some new ways to take in your all-important heart- and brain-strengthening omega 3s.
Shawn Stevenson's book, Sleep Smarter, reveals the connection between sleep and the ability to lose weight. Learn how improving your sleep quality can help you reach your diet and exercise goals.
You may already know that whole grains such as barley can lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, but now there’s proof that this super grain is great for managing blood sugar and appetite as well.
In nutritional circles, protein is the hot potato of the day. Everyone’s tossing it around, telling us we need extra protein to build strength and stave off hunger. But how much of the stuff do you really need? And where are the best and worst places to find protein? These steps should get you headed in the right direction.
No more yo-yo dieting – sensible, easy-to-follow weight-loss advice is here. In a preview of our Clean Eating Academy online course, A Whole-Life Guide to Lasting Weight Loss, dietitians Erin Macdonald and Tiffani Bachus give us their recommendations for losing those extra pounds and keeping them off.
In his third film, Joe Cross focuses on nutrition education, searching for accessible ways for kids to learn about health foods and transform their diets.
Should you be taking calcium supplements — and how much?
The subject of GMO foods is one I stayed away from for a long time. Quite honestly, I thought the whole hysteria about GMO was a bit of a tempest in a teapot. After all, I reasoned, we’ve been playing around with mixing genes for a long time — that’s why we have hybrid plants and 184 different breeds of dogs in the American Kennel Club. What’s the big deal? If you can genetically modify some types of rice so that they have more protein, why would that be a bad thing?
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