Most people would agree cranberry sauce is a decadent way to top off your plate on Thanksgiving or other holiday get-togethers. After all, that sweet, tart, pucker in your mouth sauce pairs just as well with Tofurky, stuffing, and potatoes as it does with apple or pumpkin pie or even Brussels sprouts. It has a magical way of making everything it touches taste just a little bit better.
But if you’re only eating it on holidays, you’re missing out on lots of essential health benefits of cranberries. Cranberry sauce is one of the healthiest foods you can eat, not only during the holidays, but all year long. Here’s why, and how to enjoy it all the way into next fall.
Scientists estimate that humans get 30 to 100 million times the amount of electromagnetic radiation than just 100 years ago, so it’s no surprise to see research piling up about the potentially negative effects of EMF exposure. And with the rollout of new 5G wireless technology in the US, health seekers are rushing to find the best EMF protection for themselves and their families.
Dry mouth or xerostomia affects 1 in 5 adults. It can cripple your quality of life when you’re not salivating enough, with symptoms including mouth sores, dry or tingly tongue and throat, cracked lips, burning sensations and lack of taste. Read on for more details about dry mouth, how you can alleviate it, and how your nutrition plays a pivotal part.
Many of us place a heavy emphasis on our health and nutrition with the hope of improving our energy levels, our focus, and our sleep. Moreover, as we age these facets of our well-being become even more crucial, as these areas naturally start to decline. But the question is, are we doing enough to promote total-body health and prevent the negative effects of aging?
If you’ve found yourself waging war against your waistline, you’re not alone. While you may be privy to many of the standard suggestions for weight loss, including diet and exercise, there is another fat-loss factor that many of us often overlook: our vitamin and mineral intake. Today, we’re exploring vitamins and minerals that are proven to be effective for weight loss and weight management.
Fasting, in its various forms, has been used for thousands of years. However, over the last several decades this ancient practice has seen a surge in mainstream popularity thanks to the health and weight loss benefits it has been shown to provide. So what are the biological benefits of foregoing food? And how do vitamins and supplements affect an intermittent fast? Today, we take a deeper look at why you should avoid taking your vitamins and supplements during a fast and what you should focus on while you skip out on sustenance for a set period of time.
For the first time in 30 years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published new guidelines for the Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) and Daily Values (DV) for most vitamins and minerals. These changes, in addition to other updates being made to our food nutrition labels, are forcing manufacturers to make some serious changes to their products. So what are these updates and how will they affect the nutritional content and nutrient density of our foods and supplements? Is there a surefire way to ensure your products are meeting these new requirements? With so many questions swirling around these FDA updates, we thought we’d take the opportunity to break down these revisions to better understand the new recommendations.
If you are or you know someone who is pregnant, it is important for the baby’s health that mom is eating a proper and nutritious diet. Folate is one of the most important nutrients that mom will eat for her growing baby. Without this vitamin or without enough of it, the baby is at risk for serious neural tube defects that can even be life threatening. Read on to understand why folate is so important, where you can get it, and how much you should be receiving.
TMI alert! If you take a vitamin B complex nutrition supplement, chances are you noticed neon yellow swirled around the toilet after you relieved yourself. This startling color is from the essential vitamin, riboflavin (also known as B2). Although you may not be used to seeing this color after you use the facilities, it is completely harmless as it is merely the excess of the vitamin your body could not absorb. Read on to learn more about riboflavin, why you need it, and how you can efficiently absorb this vitamin so it doesn’t turn your urine bright yellow!