Food and Health, Prevention

High blood pressure contributes to about 1,100 deaths each day. For that reason, and because high blood pressure is often without symptoms, it’s been dubbed the “silent killer.”
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

Vitamin D has long been known as essential for healthy bone formation. However, vitamin D became the superstar of vitamins thanks in large part to its #1 promoter, Dr. Michael Holick. Now there is growing reason to believe Dr. Holick’s enthusiasm for promoting vitamin D as a super vitamin is not warranted...
Food and Health, Prevention

Obesity and other consequences of a poor diet are not just affecting Americans. According to a recent study published in the Lancet, researchers from the Global Burden of Disease study have discovered 15 factors in 195 countries that could be improved through better diet...
Cooking, Food and Health

Lots of useful dietary advice focuses on consuming more protein from plants and less from animals. However, not all protein sources are equally nutritious. In this post, we’ve taken some of the top plant protein sources and compared nutrition information across the board, so that you can make an...
Cooking, Food and Health

Quick question: mushrooms are vegetables, right? We find mushrooms in the produce section of the grocery store and the USDA includes mushrooms in the list of vegetable choices, but technically, mushrooms are fungi. Yet who wants to eat a fungus? Well, it turns out that mushrooms are great for...