Tag Archives: nutrition

For Alzheimer’s patients, eating pomegranates could help alleviate symptoms, study says: ‘Promising results’

Are pomegranates the next brain food? The link between diet and dementia has been well-documented, and now researchers at the University of Copenhagen and the U.S. National Institute on Aging have found that eating more pomegranates, strawberries and walnuts could help improve memory among Alzheimer’s patients. Those foods contain a substance called urolithin A, a compound created by gut bacteria. …

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7 sneaky calorie culprits that are creeping into your healthy green salad

Salads are commonly hailed as the epitome of healthy eating — thought to be low in calories, low-carb and nutrient-dense. “Some sneaky culprits, however, can turn your healthy meal into a calorie-laden dish,” said Nikki Kuhlmann, RD, LDN, a registered dietitian with Anne Till Nutrition Group in Raleigh, North Carolina. To find out more about how calories may be hiding …

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Delicious (and easy) Brussels sprouts recipe could rock your world

It’s worth getting a little closer to a gloriously green vegetable that’s gotten a bad rap for far too long. Brussels sprouts, a cruciferous veggie, are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, soluble fiber and foliate, as Alyssa Burnison, MS, RD, LN, of ProfilePlan.com, recently told Fox News Digital for an article about some of the best vegetables …

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Mediterranean diet could help women live longer, Harvard study finds

The Mediterranean diet has long been linked to a bevy of health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease, cancer, obesity and more — and now a new study has revealed a very specific new advantage for women. In a long-running Harvard study published in JAMA Network Open, women who adhered to the heart-healthy, plant-focused diet were found to have …

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7 of this week's most noteworthy health stories, in case you missed them

Fox News Digital publishes a range of health pieces every day of the week to keep you up-to-date on the most important wellness news. Cutting-edge medical research, breakthrough medications, mental health challenges, personal medical dramas and more are all covered. In case you missed them, here are a few of the biggest health stories from this week. CLICK HERE TO …

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Kardashians' celebrity chef shares secrets of healthier salads, how to include the kids and more

FIRST ON FOX: A private chef for a well-known Hollywood family is revealing savvy ways to incorporate healthy foods into everyday meals —especially for kids at young ages who are just developing a curiosity about food and need smart guidance. Chef Khristianne Uy, better known as Chef K, is a private chef for the Kardashian family in Southern California as …

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For a better night's sleep, try eating more of these foods, researchers say

Fruits and veggies are an important part of a balanced diet — and also balanced sleep. A new study from Finland looked into how fruit and vegetable consumption in Finnish adults impacted sleep duration. The research considered data from the National FinHealth 2017 Study, which involved 5,043 adults over the age of 18. FEELING HUNGRIER THAN USUAL? YOUR SLEEP SCHEDULE …

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Farmers market food-shopping secrets in 5 key categories: 'Get the best quality'

As summer arrives, farmers markets welcome patrons with a variety of fresh and locally sourced foods. “Visiting these markets during spring and summer not only supports local farmers but also provides a bounty of health benefits,” said Sarah Heckler, MS, RD, a dietitian with Anne Till Nutrition Group in Raleigh, North Carolina. You can make the most of your farmers …

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Cottage cheese baking hack blows up on TikTok: 'Best idea I've ever seen'

Protein, protein and more protein: This seems to be the latest health and wellness trend on social media. And some TikTok creators have found what they consider the next best way to implement more protein into people’s diets. TikTokers are taking cottage cheese and baking it in the oven. Hundreds of videos pop up when searching for “baked cottage cheese” …

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Guacamole vs. hummus: Is one 'better' for you than the other?

People love their guac and hummus. Guacamole delights with chunky pieces of rich avocado balanced by zingy lime, pungent garlic and a smooth consistency often studded with tomatoes, red onion and cilantro. Hummus, meanwhile — with its creamy texture and blend of chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and spices — stands out for its earthy flavor. GREEK YOGURT VS. REGULAR YOGURT: …

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