Peppers – Hot Healthy Stuff

Whether fresh, dried, ground, or roasted, chili peppers add unrivaled pop to meals while delivering countless medicinal benefits to the body. Capsaicin, the compound responsible for chilies pungency and spice, has been credited with a Read More

Peanut Allergies On the Rise Among Children

Parents often worry about peanut allergies because the reaction to peanuts can be very severe. New late-breaking research being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting suggests that Read More

Black Tea Helps Weight Loss

UCLA researchers have demonstrated for the first time that black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut. In a study of mice, the scientists showed that black Read More

Skipping Breakfast Fuels Heart Disease

Skipping breakfast is associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis, or the hardening and narrowing of arteries due to a build-up of plaque, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Read More

Do You Get Enough Omega-3?

Data from a two-country scientific study that compared adults’ perceptions of their own diets and importance of Omega-3 fatty acids (O3) vs. O3 blood levels (Omega-3 Index) was published in Nutrients. The study, conducted by the Read More

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