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Is Ugli Fruit Good for You, or is it a Hybridized Disaster that Wreaks Havoc on our Health? - There’s a fruit out there that basically looks like you could develop a rash upon touching it, let alone eating it. Even its name is odd: ugli fruit. In some ways, it resembles an avocado gone rogue, but it’s significantly larger, lumpier, speckled with knobby yellow and green hues and tastes nothing like an avocado. […]
Do Refined Carbs Pack on the Pounds and Create Addiction? Brain Imaging Study Says Yes - Eating highly processed carbohydrates can have a similar effect on brain chemistry as addictive substances according to a study in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Stimulating regions of the brain involved with reward and craving, refined carbohydrates were found to cause excess hunger and overeating, leading the researchers to suspect limiting high-glycemic foods could be […]
Hey Quinoa, Teff May be the New Gluten-Free Kid on the Block - Quinoa, long-praised for the fact that it’s a gluten-free food rich in protein and manganese, may have to share some of the nutritional spotlight with teff. Of course quinoa still remains an outstanding health food. But teff, which has likely been available from your supermarket and health food store for quite a while now, is […]
Research Suggests a Diet Rich in Probiotics Discourages Colon Cancer - Good news: If you’re a fan of probiotics, another health benefit has been added to the ranks, this time concerning lowered colorectal cancer (CRC) risk. A known immune booster, probiotics also hinder harmful pathogens in the gut that can lead to cellular mutations. Not only that, certain species of beneficial bacteria form conjugated linoleic acid […]
Think Coffee is Bad for You? Think Again! - Throw out everything you think you know about coffee right out the window. Why? Most of us have always been led to believe that it’s not good for you and that you shouldn’t drink much of it. But if you look into the science you’ll probably be surprised at the truth – it’s actually pretty […]