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10 foods that may impact your risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes

Could just 10 foods substantially impact your risk of dying from a cardiometabolic disease (CMD) like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, or stroke? Maybe. A study published in JAMA provides some insight into the degree to which 10 specific foods and nutrients affect the risk of dying from CMD. The study found that in 2012,… Read More »

Cholesterol: Do you have high cholesterol? Eat these six foods to lower your cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in a person’s blood and cells. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is the unhealthy kind of cholesterol often referred to as “bad”. Over time, high levels of LDL cholesterol can damage a person’s arteries, contribute to heart disease, and increase their risk having a stroke. As Rob Hobson, head of nutrition… Read More »

9 Fermented Foods for Better Digestive Health and Immunity

Fermented foods have been enjoying some well-deserved time in the spotlight lately. Not only are these probiotic-packed superfoods brimming with beneficial bacteria, but they’re also versatile and full of flavor. Making a conscious effort to include just a few servings in your diet each week can have a huge impact on gut health, weight management,… Read More »

11 Foods You Should Avoid on Vacation

Everyday Wellness Don’t let foodborne illness or tummy troubles ruin your getaway! Avoid these foods and drinks to stay on the safe side. Raw shellfish GoncharukMaks/Shutterstock A seaside vacation may seem like an invitation to enjoy a platter of raw seafood—don’t do it. “Avoid raw oysters and all other raw shellfish, which can make you… Read More »