Insulin resistance is a state, where cells cannot take properly sugar from blood to use it as an energy source. Cells become resistant to the action of insulin. It therefore takes more insulin to keep blood sugar in balance. People with insulin resistance syndrome will consequently have normal blood sugar levels but elevated insulin level
Sweet and juicy are two reasons to eat strawberries. Here are 8 more healthy excuses to eat lots of them
Purple Carrots Boast Ancient Roots. Carrots have become synonymous with orange but their ancient ancestors had a darker side
If you are among the millions of Americans suffering from joint pain and arthritis, there’s good news about a favorite summer treat. Researchers have declared that tart cherries have the “highest anti-inflammatory content of any food.” They can help you manage the pain of osteoarthritis and more.
There are plenty of pinkwashed products in support of breast cancer awareness, but why not just cut out the middle man and eat naturally pink anti-breast cancer foods?
Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, studying the link between disease and nutrition, believe that eating just one cup of blueberries every day prevents cell damage linked to cancer
There is an old adage that claims we should 'eat the rainbow' to gain optimal health. It turns out that while we should definitely eat the colors of the rainbow, just being exposed to its light can help as well.
In an analysis of data on berry intake, mental decline has been slower for women over age 70 who regularly consumed strawberries or blueberries. These findings aren't alone in vouching for berries' longevity-promoting and cognition boosting properties, as previous studies reflect similar therapeutic actions
There's a growing list of research touting chocolate's antioxidant content, favorable action against disease-inducing oxidative stress and overall health benefits. One study highlights chocolate's potential to reduce the risk for high blood pressure, which can be good news amid near-epidemic levels of this condition worldwide