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Diet and nutrition

The Secret Asian Superfood Way More People Should Be Eating

Julie Peirano, 04/05/2016
With all the hype that can build up the latest and greatest “superfoods,” it’s easy to forget that there are plenty of edible plants out there that deliver more than an average nutritional punch.

What's The Difference Between Corn Syrup And Sugar?

Elizabeth Lees, 11/29/2015
Scientists are still debating whether there is a real difference between the effects on a person's health of high-fructose corn syrup and those of sugar, even as the issue features in an ongoing lawsuit.

7 Pantry Essentials Dietitians Always Have On Hand

Julie Upton, Nov. 5, 2015
As a dietitian, I often recommend – and include in my own diet – foods that provide the biggest nutritional bang for the buck. These powerhouse picks go above and beyond simply satisfying hunger.

Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests

Amy Norton, Nov. 19, 2015
New research would seem to support what many have enviously suspected while watching a thin friend chow down -- the same foods don't necessarily have the same effect from person-to-person.

Is Sea Salt Really Healthier Or Just Overhyped?

Johannah Sakimura, RD, 11/17/2015
Hawaiian black lava, Himalayan pink, Bolivian rose, Peruvian pink mountain spring. These aren’t nail polish colors — they’re varieties of salt, and they’re just a sampling of the dozens of options now available from specialty markets and online vendors.