Olive oil consumption associated with reduced type 2 diabetes risk
Fact or Fiction: Raw Veggies are Healthier than Cooked Ones
In healthy adults, olive oil consumption appeared to lower the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, whereas daily olive oil ingestion improved glucose metabolism in adults who already had the disease, according to findings from a meta-analysis. View the full article here.
The Government May Require Grocery Stores to Sell Healthier Food!
Cooking is crucial to our diets. It helps us digest food without expending huge amounts of energy. It softens food, such as cellulose fiber and raw meat, that our small teeth, weak jaws and digestive systems aren’t equipped to handle. And while we might hear from raw foodists that cooking kills vitamins and minerals in […]
Most US Restaurants Exceed Recommended Calories!
When it comes to stores for those receiving SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits, the logic would seem to be: the more the merrier. The USDA has proposed some new rules, though, that would require smaller stores to stock a much larger selection of staple foods such as meat, dairy, produce, and breads. For Full […]
Americans Still Consume too much Salt!
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Calorie-counters beware: A new study reports that more than nine in 10 U.S. restaurants are serving meals that exceed the recommended calorie limit for a single meal. And that’s just the entree. Drinks, appetizers and desserts weren’t included. “We feel the results are extremely important because there is […]
Too much salt can lead to high blood pressure, which can increase the risk for heart disease and stroke. “Reducing salt can lower blood pressure and also lower the risk of heart disease,” Jackson said. Jackson said that about 70 million American adults have high blood pressure and only half have it under control. Heart […]