From Paleo? Volumetric? DASH? Popular Diet Plans Have Pros and Cons, to the 6 Hidden Health Benefits of Eating Peels, Stems and Rinds, here is today’s harvest from the greenest and healthiest of the web:
Paleo? Volumetric? DASH? Popular diet plans have pros and cons
Even a perfectly nutritious plan won’t improve your health if it costs too much, lacks flavor or is hard to follow because the meals take too long to prepare. Consumer Reports recently evaluated the pros and cons of these five nutrition regimens:
Pomegranate polyphenols claimed to maintain heart health
Pomegranate polyphenols can help to maintain cardiovascular health, according to a swine study using Spanish firm Probeltebio’s pomegranate extract Pomanox.
New Trigger of Alzheimer’s Identified
According to recent research, stress — distress, to be precise — appears to be related to onset of Alzheimer’s disease, which currently afflicts about 5.4 million Americans, including one in eight people aged 65 and over.1
Two Chemicals in Processed Food Packaging Linked to Childhood Obesity
New research suggests it’s not only the junk food that’s causing our children to be bigger than ever—it’s the packaging that the junk food is sold in. Specifically, two common food packaging substances – BPA and phthalates – are causing numerous health problems, including obesity and diabetes.
PS. Here are six simple steps to avoid BPA and phthalates:
6 Hidden Health Benefits of Eating Peels, Stems and Rinds
Food scraps can be packed with nutrients as well as a surprising amount of flavor. Here are six trimmings you should start saving.
Healthy Recipe Bonus: Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
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