In this week’s nutrition headlines: a study finds that organic foods are the healthier choice, new fiber-fortified products are on the market and some heart-healthy news for chocoholics.
Creams are helpful on the outside, but don’t count out what goes inside your body when you’re looking to keep your skin clear and fresh. Here are some foods to pile on your plate and ones to avoid.
You should be drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water a day, right? Well, as it turns out, there’s no scientific research to back up this number. Learn how to figure out how much water you should be getting and other ways to stay hydrated this summer.
Why waste money on bottled water that’s infused with artificial flavor or vitamins when you can easily do it yourself and for cheaper?
On a hot day, one of my favorite treats is a cool summer drink. I’m always guzzling water, but sometimes I crave a little more flavor. What I don’t want, however, is all the extra calories that traditional juices and sodas can bring. When it comes to sprucing up my chilled drinks, I find inspiration from seasonal ingredients at my farmers’ market — fruits, herbs, you name it. Plop a few in some home-brewed tea or spritzer and you’ve got a delicious treat. Here are two recipes to try.
Forget the energy drinks, supplements or packaged sports bars — get your zip from naturally energizing foods. Try these 5 to get extra oomph every day.