Recent research and studies are finding that low fat diets are not very effective in weight loss. “Both cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses have failed to show a consistent association between diety fat and body fat” (1). Weight loss from low Continue reading Are low fat diets effective in weight loss?
The Pros and Cons of Protein Supplements There has been a huge increase recently, in the promotion and sale of protein supplements. The concept of going on a ‘protein binge’ is becoming common, especially for males. However, a lot of Continue reading
Is eating watermelon seeds unhealthy? No. Watermelon seeds are healthy. Even though we are raised as kids that the seeds will “grow” inside of us, watermelon seeds are just like any other seeds. They are high in fiber and are Continue reading Is eating watermelon seeds unhealthy?
According to the CDC and Cancer.org, the second leading cause of cancer death with men is prostate cancer (1, 2). In 2015, there over 220,000 new cases of prostate cancer in the United States alone (2). This is a very Continue reading Pomegranate effective in treating cancer
Does eating chocolate make acne worse? Rumors and myths about the correlation of chocolate and acne have been around for ever. Although it might sound like a false claim, chocolate actually does increase increase the prevalence of acne. The reason Continue reading Does Eating Chocolate Cause Acne?
Be careful of Starbucks’ white hot chocolate Most people would assume that a cup of hot chocolate is pretty unhealthy. That’s pretty obvious since it’s steamed milk with sugar and whipped cream. The part that really surprises people is just Continue reading Be careful of Starbucks’ white hot chocolate
Soda exceeds recommended sugar intake Have you ever noticed that on the recommended nutritional label that Sugar does not have a percent next to it? Label from a can of Coca Cola The answer is actually quite simple. It’s because added sugars Continue reading 1 Can of Soda Exceeds Recommended Sugar Intake
Curcumin is a powerful dietary polyphenol that can be found in Indian spices such as Turmeric (1). Curcumin has long been studied as a chemoprevention agent due to it’s success in cancer prevention. What makes curcumin so beneficial is that it possesses anti-inflammatory Continue reading Curcumin Powerful Enough to Prevent Various Cancers
Yes. Pizza is unhealthy. Pizza is high in fat, sodium, and calories. Most people like getting meat on their pizza which makes it even more unhealthy. If you would like to make your pizza healthier try getting as many vegetables Continue reading Is pizza unhealthy?