Although protein is only a secondary energy source during times of starvation and stress, you need a certain amount of it in your diet. In fact, skimping on protein can work against your health. Here are six things that can happen you don’t get enough dietary protein.
Vitamin D is important for bone and immune health. You can get vitamin D from sun exposure, supplements, and certain foods. What’s the difference and is one form better for your health?
It’s tempting to pop a pill to get vitamins and minerals, but what you get from that supplement may not offer the same health benefits as the nutrients you get from food. Here’s why supplements don’t always provide the same benefits as a healthy diet.
The fat you eat is a source of energy, but, as a new study shows, it may also affect how our brain functions. It can even have an impact on how focused and productive you are. Find out why you should avoid eating a meal high in saturated fat when you need maximal brainpower.
It’s clear that you need more protein for muscle repair and to maximize muscle protein synthesis if you work out, but how much should you get with each meal? This article will reveal what science shows about how much protein your muscles can absorb and use with a meal and why more isn’t better.
Strawberries are a summertime favorite! Not only are they tasty but they offer a wealth of health benefits. Read on and discover five surprising things you might not know about strawberries that could impact your health.
You might prefer fresh fruits and vegetables, but, in some cases, frozen, canned, or even dehydrated are a better option due to their longer shelf-life. If you’re concerned about pesticide exposure, is canned, frozen, and dehydrated safe options? Find out what research shows.