By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Consuming these foods can immediately improve your health and well-being. Even more important, long-term consumption of fruits and vegetables can provide long-term health advantages that reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, cancers, obesity and other chronic diseases.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Foods low on the glycemic index are often healthier because they regulate your blood sugar to a greater extent than foods high on the glycemic index.
By Isaac Floyd BS Some people have conquered the successful habits to weight loss, and this behavior comes naturally to them, others not so much.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS I am here to tell you, with plenty of research to back me up, that dietary fat is good for you and some fat is even essential for your health.
By Gabe Sanders, PhD, NSCA-CSCS According to the Centers for Disease Control, men should consume 38 grams of fiber per day and women should consume 25 grams per day. If you are not already tracking your daily fiber consumption, you should be!
Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Fruits and vegetables such as bananas, carrots, celery, and lettuce are typically going to be the least expensive of the organic produce. When they are in-season, organic foods like apples can be among the least expensive.
By Vicki Haywood Doe PhD, ACSM-EP-C The DASH diet is one of the most well-researched diet plans and has been proven to help control/ prevent hypertension (high blood pressure) or pre-hypertension.