Nutrition

The Spicy Tuna Roll is Not Your Friend

Sushi, introduced to the United States in the early 1900’s by Asian cultures has become a popular meal in the American Diet. Many choose sushi as the “healthier” fast food. Contrary to the burger and fries, sushi boasts vegetables, seaweed and fish. Consumers get high doses of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, flavonoids, and omega-3s. In addition…

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Benefits of Manuka Honey: What Sets it Apart from Traditional Honey?

Benefits of Manuka Honey

You may be aware of the health benefits of honey, but did you know that there is another variety that contains more nutrients and is higher in antimicrobial properties? Manuka honey, while expensive, has many reasons to be celebrated. Manuka honey is native to New Zealand and is produced by bees that pollinate the flowers…

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The Biggest Killer of Collagen: How to Avoid Collagen Depletion

Avoid Collagen Depletion

A natural protein that our bodies produce, collagen is something that we depend on to keep our hair strong, bones healthy, our skin plump, our joints lubricated, and our digestive system in check. When we are young, our bodies produce ample amounts of it when we are young, but unfortunately, collagen production decreases as we…

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On a Low-Carb Keto Diet? The Best Sugar Substitutes for Keto

The Best Sugar Substitutes for Keto

When a person follows the keto diet, they cut back on processed snacks, starches, dessert, and other foods that are high in carbohydrates. Also, reducing sugar consumption is necessary, but that can be hard considering we use sweeteners in a lot of the items we consume. While using sweeteners while on the keto diet can…

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The Food You Eat: The Importance of Food Quality

The Importance of Food Quality

It’s common for a person to think if they watch what they eat they can stay healthy. However, while this is true, it goes much deeper than that. Many people don’t take into account the importance of food quality. While eating ‘healthy’ foods are important, it is also wise to consider the quality of the…

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Heart Health Benefits of Eating Cheese

It’s often easy to associate cheese with other indulgent foods that are not particularly healthy. However, when eaten in moderation alongside a balanced diet, many cheese varieties actually offer distinct health benefits like improving bone health and building muscle. Now, studies have revealed another reason to keep cheese in your diet: it is linked to…

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Stay Alert this Holiday Season with these Energizing Foods

Energizing Foods

Many people when they are feeling sluggish reach for an energy drink or a cup of coffee, and while both will certainly give you a pick me up, the after effects are not always so pleasant. This pick me up often leads to an energy crash later, which can make you feel drained and lethargic.…

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Vitamin A and Measles: Prevention and Treatment Outcomes

Measles is a dangerous disease with a lacking availability of specialized therapies. This has been especially evident in the recent outbreak of measles that has reached over 80 cases – the largest outbreak New York State has seen in decades. What is Measles? Measles is an extremely contagious, viral respiratory infection transmitted through the air. Symptoms…

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