All Stories

How Genes Contribute to Obesity

Science shows that genetics plays a considerable role in obesity but generally to a much lesser degree than many people might believe.  Although genes may increase one’s potential to gain weight, a higher risk for obesity requires external factors, such as abundant food supply…
Supplemented Shellfish as a Great Source of Vitamins

With efficient nutrient absorption, our body will function adequately, making us unsusceptible to deficiencies and disease. Nutrients are best absorbed by our bodies when they are found in the foods that we eat. Having that in mind, scientists created a supplement…
Pickled Capers Boost Brain and Heart Activity

Pickled capers contain many phytonutrients, antioxidants, and vitamins essential for optimum health. A new study conducted by researchers from the School of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine, shows that a compound frequently found in pickled capers can activate…
Healthy Aging Through Plant-Based Diets

You must know already that a healthy diet means a healthy lifestyle. Aging is a natural process every one of us experiences. With aging, the metabolism is progressively altered and physiological changes occur in all organ systems, so there is…
Is Becoming Vegan a Solution for Losing Weight?

When you say “losing weight”, you say “diet”. The problem is that too often when you go off the diet and you go back to your usual dietary habits the weight comes back too. Restrictions can’t be respected a lifetime.…
5 Tips for Transitioning to a Vegetarian Diet

Vegetarianism and veganism are dietary philosophies that have been around for centuries. Thanks to modern health trends and a number of celebrity endorsements and social media influence, more and more people are transitioning to a vegetarian or vegan diet. This…