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  • Eggs are the ideal breakfast food for a number of Americans – and why shouldn’t they be? They’re packed full of valuable nutrients, and the high calorie content makes for a filling meal to start out your day. But recently,…

  • We learn the health benefits of a different nutrient almost every other day it seems. We need more antioxidants, more iron, more magnesium, but we can’t just keep eating more food. While counting calories is now thought to be a…

  • The diet industry reached 61 BILLION dollars in 2013 in the United States alone, but people are fatter than ever. Between magic pills, diet food, and commercial weight loss plans, the obesity epidemic is a HUGE business. Despite all of…

  • Tilapia is an easy-to-prepare and relatively inexpensive fish that many people enjoy eating. However, some reports on tilapia farming practices have led to people worrying about whether or not the fish is safe to eat. In this article, we answer…

  • Essential oils derive from herbs, flowers, and other plants. As well as applying them to the skin during aromatherapy massage, people also use essential oils in a diffuser. This article will look at whether essential oils can benefit babies, as…

  • Every day, millions of people from all over the world take fish oil supplements in the hope that they will protect them from heart disease. But do these golden capsules really work? A large systematic review investigates. Omega-3 is a…

  • A 16-year study, which dove into the data of almost half a million men and women, concludes that a diet rich in fish predicts a longer life. Could fish extend your life? Consuming fish has long been recommended as part…

  • With the demand for organically produced food increasing, scientists are reporting new evidence that organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides.…

  • The organic food industry has grown from fresh produce and grains to snack foods and condiments – from farmers markets to supercenters. Has this new variety in organic products, and the availability of them, affected consumers’ perceptions? A University of…

  • Women who mostly or always eat organic foods have the same overall chance of developing cancer as women who never eat it, according to a new study from the UK’s University of Oxford and published in the British Journal of…