As hunter-gatherers, we ate about 800 different plant species, plus wild animals and wild fish. Discover what’s happened to our bodies as we’ve gradually shifted to a diet that is predominantly carbohydrates.
U.S. teens did not develop prediabetes or type 2 diabetes 30 years ago. But times have changed, thanks to increased sugar and refined carbohydrates in the American diet, Here’s what a good breakfast should include.
Bananas aren’t just a handy snack. They have health benefits, too. Take our Home Remedy quiz to discover which bothersome condition bananas relieve.
This sweet and savory lemonade, rich in antioxidants, will quench your thirst and wake up your taste buds.
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Gelatin powder adds a sneaky protein kick to these sweet frozen treats. They’re perfect as post-workout recovery fuel, and an easy and delicious way to get key nutrients into busy kids.
This is a tasty and super-easy meal that can be on the table in less than 20 minutes. Lots of swaps are also possible. If you like, use 1 pound of chicken or beef in place of the tofu, and use whatever vegetables you have available.
When you’re overwhelmed or stressed out, it’s easy to miss the extraordinary gift of being alive. Learn how to cultivate gratitude, and discover its positive impact on your health.
In functional medicine, we see food not just as energy, but as information and instructions for your hormones, brain chemistry, gut flora and immune system.
Have you been hearing a lot about the Whole30 diet? This 30-day elimination diet involves giving up alcohol, sugar, artificial sweeteners, grains, dairy, and legumes. There are many health claims about this diet, so we asked a dietitian to help us sort things out.
Does cooking a meal in the trendy new “instant pot” — a type of pressure cooker — preserve the nutrients in your food, or harm them? A registered dietitian provides The Short Answer.