If you have considered a no-carb diet to achieve weight loss or control diabetes, it is crucial to learn the basics of this “diet” and to understand the health risks associated with eliminating carbohydrates. Carbohydrates comprise a wide variety of foods — both healthy and unhealthy — and w…
National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Once you start running (or jogging), your body will need extra fuel for those miles; you will be burning approximately an extra 100 calories for each mile you run. In addition, your muscles will need protein to keep them operating efficiently.
A healthy diet and lifestyle can help fight cardiovascular disease. Making small dietary adjustments daily can translate into life long-term benefits for your health and your heart.
The use of dietary supplements in the clinical nutrition and athletic realms has steadily increased throughout the years with reports estimating sales in the billions of dollars.
The new year brings about many resolutions to eat healthier, lose weight and be more physically active. If you are unsure where to start, here are a few tips to get you started on your journey to better health and wellness.
Psyllium is used clinically as a mild “colon cleanser” to aid in constipation due to the high fiber content. Psyllium offers a more natural approach to the cleaning of the gastrointestinal track versus products such as bisacodyl.
With summer officially behind us and the fall in full swing, this time of year ushers in cooler temperatures and foods synonymous with the season. Fall foods provide many nutrients and can offer a diverse menu for your seasonal dinners.
Cardiovascular exercise such as cycling and jogging is only one piece of an effective weight-loss plan. A combination of consistent cardiovascular exercise and revamped, healthy eating habits is the best path to cutting pounds.
Last week, we looked at the rapid rise of e-cigarettes (e-cigs) as a popular alternative nicotine delivery device. Many people using e-cigs are aware of the many dangerous chemicals present in cigarette smoke, including tar and various other carcinogens. There is truth to the statement that …