Tag Archives: nutrition

Herbs for Natural Pain Relief

By Cathy Wong, ND | Reviewed by a board-certified physician Updated September 29, 2017 If you are living with pain, adding herbs to your regimen may help to ease your discomfort, especially when combined with regular exercise, diet, and the practice of relaxation techniques. At the root of many pain-causing conditions such as arthritis, back pain, and tendonitis is inflammation, a natural immune response to infection… Read more »

What Happens When You Quit Caffeine?

Home » Diet and Nutrition News & Advice » By: Emily Lockhart on Wednesday, July 11 th Caffeine consumption can be pretty darn confusing. While many studies tout the benefits of drinking a cup of morning brew—for things like improved energy, alertness, and memory—as many reports suggest Americans drink far too much caffeine and need to cut down,… Read more »

5 Reasons To Enjoy More Coffee

Home » Diet and Nutrition News & Advice » By: Emily Lockhart on Tuesday, July 5th As if the wonders of the morning ritual that is ingesting a hot cup of caffeine wasn’t enough reason for you to love coffee, turns out there is a convincing amount of evidence that regularly indulging in a cup of joe may… Read more »

The 8 Proven Health Benefits of Coffee

Home » Diet and Nutrition News & Advice » By: Emily Lockhart on Thursday, May 8th   Coffee. Java. Cup a’ Joe. Regardless of what you call your favorite cup, it turns out that coffee is good for you…for multiple reasons—according to very convincing research studies from the world’s leading health organizations—like Harvard Medical School and Johns Hopkins… Read more »

11 Best Foods For Your Immune System

TIME Health By Alexandra Sifferlin June 19, 2018 The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Vitamin C has a reputation for being a feel-good nutrient, so it will come as no surprise that this list is full… Read more »

Is It Possible To Eat Too Much Fruit?

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was, briefly and famously, an ardent fruitarian—meaning he ate a diet composed primarily of fruit, which he believed would cleanse his body of harmful fluids. Just as famously, the actor Ashton Kutcher tried adopting Jobs’s fruit-centric diet, until he ended up in the hospital with an out-of-whack pancreas.