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September 9, 2013
Changing Our Taste Buds
Within a few weeks of eating healthier, our taste sensations change such that foods with lower salt, sugar, and fat content actually taste better.
September 6, 2013
Tricks to Get Adults to Eat Healthier
Changing food perceptions and incorporating pureed vegetables into entrees can improve the dietary quality of kids and grown-ups.
September 2, 2013
Tricks to Get Kids to Eat Healthier at School
Interventions to improve child nutrition at school have included everything from reducing cookie size, adding fruit to classroom cupcake celebrations, and giving vegetables attractive names, to more...
August 21, 2013
50 Shades of Greens
Since both coronary heart disease and impotence can be reversed with a healthy diet, sexual dysfunction can be used as a motivator to change poor lifestyle habits.
August 16, 2013
Which Seaweed is Most Protective Against Breast Cancer?
Nori seaweed snacks may favorably alter estrogen metabolism by modulating women's gut flora, resulting in decreased breast cancer risk.
August 14, 2013
Preventing Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress With Watercress
Those eating a more plant-based diet may naturally have an enhanced antioxidant defense system to counter the DNA damage caused by free radicals produced by high-intensity exercise.
August 9, 2013
Reducing Muscle Fatigue With Citrus
Daily citrus fruit consumption during athletic training may reduce muscle fatigue, as evidenced by lower blood lactate concentrations.
July 31, 2013
Is Carrageenan Safe?
Carrageenan is a food additive used as a thickener and fat substitute in a variety of dairy and nondairy products. Concerns about potential intestinal tract damage are placed in the context of...
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