Nutrition & Heart Health

Nutrition & Heart Health

You don’t have to do a dramatic overhaul to your diet to see improvements in your weight, blood pressure, and cholesterol. Making small changes can be just as effective in lowering your risk of heart disease and may be easier to stick with for the long term. You may...
Probiotics and Prebiotics

Probiotics and Prebiotics

​Probiotics and prebiotics are both big topics in nutrition these days. Yet even though they sound similar, the two play different roles in your health. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria, and prebiotics are food for these bacteria.   WHAT ARE PROBIOTICS AND...
A Vegetarian Diet

A Vegetarian Diet

​The vegetarian diet has gained popularity in recent years with estimates that vegetarians now account for 18% of the global population. Apart from the ethical and environmental benefits of cutting meat from your diet, a well-planned vegetarian diet may also reduce...
Food for Mood

Food for Mood

HOW FOOD CAN AFFECT YOUR MOOD When you’re feeling down, it can be tempting to turn to food to lift your spirits. However, the sugary, high calorie treats that many people resort to have negative consequences of their own. You may wonder if there are any healthy foods...