Health & Wellbeing

Your Guide to Preventing Type 2 Diabetes on a Plant-Based Diet
Your Guide to Preventing Type 2 Diabetes on a Plant-Based Diet
Are there foods that can help prevent and even reverse symptoms of type 2 diabetes? The resounding answer,I tell my clients in my practice as a Registered Dietician in Chicago, Is Yes! And it's a question that I wish people would ask especially when confronted with a diagnosis of prediabetes (as 100 million Americans are facing right now. ...
Eat These Foods to Boost Your Mental Health
Eat These Foods to Boost Your Mental Health
What we put in our mouths directly impacts our mood, according to a new study, and understanding the connection between diet and mental health can help us make better food choices and experience less daily stress. The gut and the brain are constantly communicating with each other, via what's called "the gut-brain axis," and nutritional compounds can have a dramatic influence on our stres
The 7 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Add to Your Post-Workout Smoothie
The 7 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Add to Your Post-Workout Smoothie
You get off the spin bike after a tough workout or finish your last set of jump squats and think: What can I eat to fuel my body, help rebuild muscle fiber, and lower inflammation? It's normal to feel inflamed, sore, and a little tired after a tough workout, since not only have you depleted your fuel stores and the glycogen stored in the muscles, but you've overtaxed muscles and in lifting weights
Teen Dies Sipping Piña Colada After Bartender Swaps Dairy for Coconut
Teen Dies Sipping Piña Colada After Bartender Swaps Dairy for Coconut
Food allergies are deadly serious. That was the tragic lesson learned when a bartender swapped out coconut cream in a Piña Colada for dairy cream. When an 18-year-old unsuspecting teen, who was vacationing in Spain, took a sip of the drink unknowing that it was made with cow's milk cream, which he was deathly allergic to, he fell immediately ill. The teen, who w...

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