Tag: foods

7 High-Zinc Foods That Are Way Better Than a Supplement

Zinc is what you would call a “micronutrient.” But just because it’s not a macronutrient like protein, fat, or carbohydrates doesn’t mean it’s not important. Science shows that zinc can help support a healthy immune system, assist in the healing of wounds, and aid in DNA development. “In one review, zinc lozenges were found to

A Preview of the Best New Foods Coming to Aldi This March

One of our favorite things about Aldi is that shopping there is *never* boring. That’s because they release new limited-time-only products every month, meaning that when you go to pick up your groceries, chances are you’ll find something exciting and new to add to your cart along with staples like eggs and hummus. Last month,

Whole Foods CEO says trendy meatless burgers are unhealthy

Whole Foods CEO slams trendy meatless burgers and chicken wings for being ‘highly processed and unhealthy’ Whole Foods CEO and co-founder John Mackey says he believes plant-based ‘meat’ burgers are good for the planet but not our health He slammed the ingredients for the popular meat alternatives as ‘super-highly processed’ Mackey co-wrote a book promoting a

The Best Foods for Maintaining Good Gut Health

Most people think of exercise or clean eating when it comes to their health. Many forget to care for their gut. No, we’re not talking about sit-ups; we’re talking about the bacteria inside your digestive tract. Improving your health may be a matter of the good versus bad bacteria inside you. Choosing foods high in

Wait, Are Negative-Calorie Foods For Real?

You’ve probably known someone who consumed insane amounts of celery because digesting it required more calories than the food contained. However, the idea of “negative calorie foods” is nothing more than a myth, according to a new study published in a pre-print publication, bioRxiv. In case you’re not familiar with the idea, some dieters believe

Advice on salt, hidden in an array of foods, gets specific

It can be hidden in bread, pizza, soup and other packaged foods and restaurant meals. Now, advice to watch out for salt is coming with a more specific reason. A report released Tuesday by the National Academies of Science ties the recommended limit on sodium to a reduced risk of chronic disease. The report, which

Eating fried foods could increase death risk, study warns

Many studies have shown that eating fried foods on a frequent basis can lead to unwanted health consequences. Research has provided evidence that eating fried foods can affect cardiovascular health and heighten the risk of type 2 diabetes. In a new study on women over the age of 50 years from the United States, investigators