It takes pretty much no effort to dump a can of soup into a bowl and throw it in the microwave. But you can make a homemade veggie soup in not much more time than that—and it will be way healthier and tastier.
Your brain health and mental function plays a crucial role in your general health and wellness. Mental illness and cognitive decline are some of the most common factors associated with ageing – but they do not have to be an inevitability.
First off, we’re not touching political news with a ten-foot pole. This is Examine.com: all science all the time. But there’s been a lot of inaccurate nutrition reporting over the six years Examine.com has been around. Here are three recent examples.
While the message about the importance of dietary antioxidants has come through loud and clear (and may be what has already made foods like berries and kale regular entries on your grocery shopping list), there remains much confusion about how, exactly, they work in the body, and how best to get them.
Food scientists are exploring the role that cranberries play in gut health, as well as the balance of the gut microbiome.
Growing tomatoes from seed is rather easy. Not only will you save money on buying from the produce department at your local grocery store, you will also save money on buying tomatoes plants when you grow them from seed.
It sounds promising. But does it actually work?
A versatile fruit, the orange offers other benefits aside from abundant levels of vitamin C. Various scientific studies have determined that oranges have a lot of medicinal properties.
If you’ve seen the documentary Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives, you may recall the farmers commenting on the intelligence of squirrels, who, when offered a choice, would always munch on the non-GMO corn cobs instead of the genetically engineered corn cobs.
Despite the current health and wellness craze, more than 1 in 3 US adults are classified as either overweight or obese — that’s nearly three times more than 50 years ago (1).