You don't have to sabotage your health when you indulge in festive treats -- just focus on picks from this short-list of healthy (and delicious) holiday eats!
People diagnosed with “metabolic syndrome” will likely be advised to lose weight. To many that means no more sweets, especially chocolate. But Australian researchers think a daily dose of dark chocolate may be just what the doctor should order. It might well reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in these high risk patients.
Research has concluded that a healthy diet rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory natural substances can increase longevity and improve the aging process
Green tea may well be the healthiest drink on the planet. Now researchers have discovered one of its active compounds disrupts cancer cell metabolism.
With the cholesterol-lowering class of drugs known as statins being widely promoted for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, despite their having over 300 documented adverse health effects (including heart failure!), how does chocolate sound as a viable, heart-friendly alternative?
Need to do something important this afternoon? Don’t take any chances - eat chocolate first
If a big belly is weighing you down, nature may offer some sensible solutions. From coconut oil and green tea to dark chocolate and vitamin D, these six natural substances are worth looking into
Valentine's Day, the holiday traditionally associated with love, is most notably celebrated with chocolate. For the true chocoholic, just thinking about chocolate can evoke pleasure, though the body's physical response is likely due to one or more of the cacao bean's more than 380 known chemicals
A study published in the May, 2015 issue of the Archives of Medical Research indicates that it can help patients with ulcerative colitis
According to the ancient Greeks, the apple represented abundance and fertility. Brides ate an apple on the wedding night to ensure sexual desire and fertility. You might think that’s all a silly superstition. Science might disagree.
Chocolate is clearly one of the most enjoyed foods on the planet, and has one of the oldest documented histories of use going back to 1100 BC. And yet, many still harbor guilt about consuming it because they associate it with "candy," having never been exposed to the growing body of research indicating it may actually be closer to a "medicine."
Looking for a coffee alternative that packs the same energetic punch? Try yerba mate tea for a healthy way to boost your day
For more than 50 years many dermatologists have been denying the link between diet and acne. Researchers are finally starting to recognize nutrition as an important player in acne treatment.
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
Yes, dark chocolate is heart healthy. But it can also improve your exercise performance.
Did you stop drinking chocolate milk sometime around middle school? Well, here's a reason for grownups to indulge in this childhood treat. Chocolate milk is heart healthy.
Is anxiety affecting your life negatively? Don't fret -- you can soothe your spirit and hunger with these five anxiety-relieving foods that are good for your body and your mood
Spot this valuable class of antioxidants in common foods and spices...Unravel the riddle of polyphenols
One simple lifestyle modification -- the cessation of smoking -- has been found to dramatically reverse biological skin age in a study of Italian women
Plant-derived flavonoids, compounds that have multiple biological actions affecting various age-associated changes in the brain, have been hailed for their potential to assist in treating neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
Hypertension affects about 30% of adults worldwide. While most people try to cut back on salt to lower their pressure, a better strategy may be to add these healthy foods to the menu.
Attention chocolate lovers. Here’s another good reason to indulge your chocolate addiction every day WITHOUT the guilt.
You know chocolate tastes great. But now science has delivered the best news yet: Dark chocolate may just be nature’s perfect superfood
Do you have histamine intolerance symptoms? The GAPS Protocol may be the detoxification, supplement and lifestyle program and diet you may need.