Capsaicin's positive effects are modest. But they are real. All of this is to say, the obsession with chili pepper heat may be a fad. Or a form of masochism. But it may also reflect -- for once -- popular taste and nutrition in a happy alliance.
For most of us, our daily choices for nutrition have veered so far from the farm that a connection between nature and health seem distant. Until 60 ye...
Readily available calorie information is crucial for consumers to be able to make informed food choices throughout the day as they get their food from a variety of venues. Our nation is facing rising rates of obesity and chronic disease that continue to push health care spending higher.
Eating in a way that supports mood stabilization and restful sleep will go a long way towards helping you approach the most challenging days of your life with a measure of equanimity.
Over the course of my life I've come in and out of practicing stillness, but whenever I return to it, it feels like home. There are thousands of ways to meditate -- traditional mindfulness meditation is the simplest and most accessible, but any form can work.
If you're playing the substitution game fast and loose, give these surprising swaps a shot. You'll be surprised by how easy it is to save a lot of calories and add a lot of nutritional value with very little effort.
Move over, stiff neck; there's a new spinal problem to reckon with. Doctors are seeing some patients with "text neck"--pain caused by inclining one's head for long periods of time while staring at a smartphone, thus putting extra stress on the spine.
Having ups and downs is part of the path to wellness and it's okay to get frustrated once in a while.
Core training is obviously a very important aspect in developing a strong mid-section. Let's face it, on top of being strong everyone wants a rock-hard flat stomach. Let's dive into some points that are imperative in doing so. We'll jump into the three most important topics: nutrition, exercise and rest.
If you are shopping for a diet, the annual guidance offered by U.S. News & World Report is quite robust. But it, too, leaves a potentially important question unaddressed: should you really be shopping for a diet in the first place?
Dr. Oz dispenses such advice regularly on his TV show and many health related resolutions start with "I heard it on Dr. Oz", but how sound are his recommendations?
I admit it. I am a "nice-a-holic." It's hard to share this because it is embarrassing, but I have learned that I am happiest when I tell the truth...
So there you have it. If you like bone broth, sip bone broth -- although I do think you are obliged to consider the lives, and deaths, that spawned those bones. Cruelty has no place on the menu of decent people, whatever our gustatory inclinations.
We all try to cut corners for the sake of saving some time. Even though it's okay to do with some of the time, there are five things you should NEVER do to save time, since it can jeopardize your health.
The U.S. educational culture is more focused on doing well in sports or being popular. In many cases, these priorities lead kids to being rebellious or defiant, and sometimes not doing well in school, just so they're not perceived as a nerd.
Supplements can be a great gap-filler for those who find it impossible to eat a balanced diet or have certain medical conditions, but the best option for both cancer patients and healthy individuals is a diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables.