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Blood tests can reveal micronutrient and antioxidant deficiencies and allow a personalized way to bolster immunity and protect the body’s cells. This is according to a new study from Cell Science Systems, a device manufacturer specializing in preventive medical lab tests that measure how the immune system responds to foods, nutrients and other substances to create a personalized diet and health plan.
You use your oven for so many things: roasting Brussels sprouts, making a baked potato and, of course, baking delicious desserts. Yet, there are some things you really shouldn't put in your oven, as they can ruin your dish or cause a disaster in your kitchen. The last thing you want when cooking is to have a messy cleanup, or worse, set off your fire alarm! So, to keep your baking easy (and safe), here are a few things to keep away from your oven.
You might not think to clean your water bottle. If you're basically just filling it up with pure H2O and you're the only one drinking from it, it should pretty much always be germ-free — right? Well, maybe not exactly. Here's what happens if you don't clean your trusty gym or office water bottle, plus expert tips on how — and how often — you should give it a scrub.
The Master Cleanse (aka the lemonade diet), is a modified juice fast popular with celebrities like Beyoncé, Demi Moore, and others looking to cleanse their bodies and lose weight fast. While dropping pounds can be alluring to some, experts support healthier methods for maintaining weight loss and getting fit. Still curious about the Master Cleanse? Here's a breakdown of what it is, how to follow it, and what you need to know about the risks.
If you don't have much energy or time to meal prep, these handy helpers from Trader Joe's have got you covered. Trader Joe's is great for saving time, money and energy in the kitchen. Not only does the grocer have amazing frozen foods for ready-to-eat meals, as well as snack packs, dips, condiments, desserts and more, but it also happens to have several items that are specifically geared towards meal prep.
What’s better than a list of ingredients that are a lot worse for you than you assume? One comprised of a bunch of foods that get an undeserved bad rap in the health department. And unfortunately, once something has a reputation for being "bad for you," it’s hard to make a comeback—no matter how many scientific studies contradict previous claims. Here, we consulted four registered dietitians to get the lowdown on the top products, dishes, and food groups that merit a healthy rebrand.
Research shows that we have a natural tendency to seek out sweets and foods high in carbohydrates for energy when we’re sleep-deprived. On top of that, a night of poor sleep can leave your hunger hormones out of whack, tricking you into thinking you’re hungry even if you aren’t.
If you're not a breakfast eater, sure, skipping it might not be bad. In fact, you may have decided you prefer your shut-eye to your scrambled eggs a long time ago, so you haven't seen breakfast in ages. But if you are a breakfast eater, and if you feel all out of sorts without a morning meal, you certainly know the perils of skipping breakfast.
Let's face it, keeping up with those aspirations we set back on January 1 is hard. We're lucky if we can get partway through the month without falling a bit behind. And that's okay! But why not use Valentine’s Day to reconnect with your goal's or support your partner with theirs? We found V-Day gifts to match common New Year's resolutions—because honestly, "I support your goals" is better than "I love you."
Though the sweet stuff has come under fire lately (thanks, keto), “sugar in some forms is a key form of energy and absolutely necessary for survival," says Juliana Dewsnap, RD, LDN, CPT, dietitian for Baze. The issue: "Many individuals don’t realize how many different things fall under the category of ‘sugar.’” Come snack time, dietitians recommend sticking to one of two options: a sugar-free snack or a no-sugar-added snack (which contains only naturally-occurring sugar).
“Rice alternatives tend to be vegetable- and legume-based," says Jones, who recommends looking for an option that contains at least two grams of fiber per serving and pairing it with other fiber-containing foods for max satisfaction. Next time you're craving the chewy bite and flavor-absorbing goodness of regular rice, try one of these low-carb alternatives instead.
US-based personalized nutrition company Baze has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its at-home blood collection process, which allows customers to assess their blood nutrient status. The company then analyzes the blood samples to offer nutrition plans and supplement subscriptions specific to individual needs and deficiencies
If there’s one food lesson we learned this year, it’s the importance of plant-based eating for health and the environment. But it’s one thing to know that eating fewer animal products and more plants is associated lots of benefits—from reduced risk of heart disease to better digestive health—and another thing entirely to commit to it 100 percent. Sometimes you just need a real beef burger, you feel me?
The age-old adage says it takes 21 days to make a habit — so perhaps a monthly subscription is a failsafe way to ensure you'll get to day 30. Thankfully, you no longer need to be an A-lister or a member of some jet-setting elite clique to have access to chef-designed healthy meals, sleek activewear or boutique fitness classes around the world.
In the healthy food space, 2019 was dominated by all things plant-based. Alt-meat brands like Beyond Meat and Impossible spawned countless imitators from other companies as more and more people became interested in cutting back on their consumption of animal products for better health and the environment.