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Category: Nutrition

cast iron pot

Is It Healthy to Cook with a Cast Iron Pot?

You probably think more about the foods you eat than the cookware you prepare them in. However, some types of cookware, like cast iron pots and skillets, can increase the iron content of the food you eat. Is cooking in cast iron safe?

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Raw milk

Is Raw Milk Healthier?

You may have heard that raw milk is a healthier alternative to pasteurized milk. Is there any truth to this? In this article, you’ll discover the pros and cons of drinking raw milk and dispel some myths about it.

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Oxalates in rhubarb

Truth or Myth: Oxalates Are Bad for You

You may have heard that foods containing oxalates are bad for you. However, oxalates are found in many healthy foods, including vegetables. Should you avoid these foods because of their oxalate content? Here’s what science says so far.

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Protein

How Much Protein Should You Consume with Each Meal?

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. 

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Fermented Vegetables

5 Downsides to Eating Fermented Vegetables

You may have heard that fermented vegetables are a healthful addition to your diet, but before you jump on the fermented veggie bandwagon, know that they may have downsides too. Here are five downsides to adding them to your diet. 

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