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Archive for April, 2017:

How to Eat Healthy and Not Break the Bank

There is a common misconception that eating healthy requires spending more money.  The World’s Healthiest Foods sets out to prove that this doesn’t have to be the case. It is possible for you to eat nutritious foods without breaking the bank in the process. The World’s Healthiest Foods breaks down research that dives into this common misconception. Basically, the average … Read more.

The Health Benefits of Salmon

You’ve probably heard that eating salmon is good for you and that it’s an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. But do you really know all of the potential health benefits of salmon? The World’s Healthiest Foods breaks down salmon to help us understand the power of this food. Salmon is commonly known for having a high content of omega-3 … Read more.

The Connection Between Anxiety and Gut Flora

Suzy Cohen has a simple message for those who are struggling with anxiety:  “Gut bugs impact your brain.” In other words, the kinds of bacteria occupying your gut play an important role in your mental health. That’s why she recommends using probiotics for not just maintaining physical health, but mental as well. Cohen notes that many of the medications that … Read more.

Addressing Gut Issues

There are many issues that can occur in your gut, and among these are heartburn and a condition known as Candida. However, Dr. Mark Hyman, MD, has the answers for those who are struggling with these problems. When it comes to heartburn, Dr. Hyman does not recommend going straight for that bottle of antacid tablets or Prilosec. He notes that … Read more.

Green Peas and Your Health

Green peas are a common side-dish on many American plates. However, did you know that green peas have many health benefits too? The World’s Healthiest Foods breaks down green peas and describe what they have in store inside. Green peas are actually legumes and are related to lentils and chickpeas. Researchers believe that they originated in the Middle East and … Read more.

The Link Between Parasites and Your Health

When we think of health issues normally we consider diet, exercise, and wellness.  However, you probably have never considered parasites being even remotely connected to your health. Yet, as Elizabeth Yarnell describes in her blog, research is showing that parasites do indeed have an impact on our health. One parasite, called T.gondii has been shown to have a connection with … Read more.

The Health Benefits of Onions

Normally we think of onions as a tasty way to garnish a hamburger or part of a stir-fry.  Yet, onions have many health benefits too, as explained by the World’s Healthiest Foods. Onions are a vegetable and belong to the Allium family, which also includes foods such as scallions, chives, and shallots. Originally from central Asia, onions are found all … Read more.

The Health Benefits of Vitamin K

You may have heard of vitamin K, but do you really understand what it’s about or its health benefits? The World’s Healthiest Foods breaks down vitamin K and reveals that it has some fascinating qualities. The “K” in vitamin K actually comes from the German word coagulation. This refers to blood clotting. There are three kinds of vitamin K:  K1-K3. … Read more.