Tag: healthy foods

Taboo foods that are actually good for you

New Year’s resolutions are usually about making tough, healthy calls that invariably involve excluding many of your favourite foods. New research shows that more often than not, weight gain, high blood pressure, blocked arteries and blood glucose spikes are caused by the amount you eat and how the foodstuff is cooked, which is leading to

15 Foods You Should Eat When You’re Constipated

There’s nothing quite as uncomfortable as being stuck on the toilet after several failed attempts to poop. Constipation is extremely common, and roughly 42 million Americans will deal with it at some point each year, according to the National Institute of Health. Technically, you’re considered constipated if you have less than three bowel movements a

14 Easy Swaps To Make All Your Meals Healthier

In Genius Foods, my book with coauthor Paul Grewal, M.D., you’ll find an eating plan that’s both nutritious and delicious. Make these easy swaps and watch your weight drop, your brainpower surge, and your tastebuds rejoice. On your salad Shake on …Salted pistachios to take in heart-healthy fats with a satisfying crunch. Not:Croutons. Many packaged

6 Frozen Foods That Are Actually Pretty Good for You

The frozen aisle in the grocery store gets no love. People often feel that if food isn’t fresh, it’s no good. We also often hear that frozen food has too many preservatives to be healthy. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are many incredibly high-quality, convenient frozen foods on the market. In