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...
 

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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 informed decision about which proteins to incorporate into your eating pattern.
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 you and well worth overcoming any ... Mushrooms: Packed with Nutrients
Cooking, Prevention

At first glance, cacao and cocoa almost seem like the same word, but technically they describe two different products...
Food and Health, Prevention

The 2015-2020 United States Dietary Guidelines for Americans (USDG) recommended limiting consumption of red meat. The USDG suggested that both processed and unprocessed meat be limited to approximately 1 weekly serving (1). However, a recent article in the October 2019 Annals of Internal Medicine evaluated four systematic reviews that...