Fiber

Fiber gets a lot of well-deserved credit for keeping the digestive system in good working order—but it does plenty more. In fact, it’s a major player in so many of your body’s systems that getting enough can actually help keep you youthful. The trouble is, few Americans...

Bread

Here’s another reason to eat fresh food: a new study shows that people who eat more highly processed foods such as chicken nuggets and instant noodles have a higher risk of cancer. It’s long been known that eating fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains lowers...

Cold Open Water

A man who suffered constant pain after surgery cured it by taking a plunge in cold open water. The man’s case has been reviewed by doctors who suggest a short, sharp cold water swim may offer an alternative to strong painkillers and physiotherapy. The 28-year-old man who...

Vegetarians

Our 2018 New Year’s resolutions are in full swing (or not), and many of us are working on improving our eating habits, from cutting back on sugar to eliminating meat completely. And you know what they say – with a new year comes new vegetarians. (That’s how the...

7 Foods A Cancer Fighting

If you have a family history of cancer or just want to lessen your cancer risk, you can take control of your health wth simple lifestyle changes. The food you choose to eat can either support your body and strengthen your immune system or wreak havoc on your cells and cause oxidative...

Vitamin C

It might be an essential nutrient, but vitamin C is water soluble – meaning your body doesn’t make or store it and you flush out the excess daily, via pee. This means you need to eat vitamin C daily, which is really easy since the daily recommended intake is low, only...

Juice

Juice is the health trend that just won’t go away. There’s a juicing shop on practically every city block, and everyone from your Spin instructor to your mother downs glasses of it daily. There’s no doubt that juicing is ubiquitous—but is it as healthy as everyone says? Juice...

Beer Cheese Soup

Maybe you’re cautious when it comes to enjoying comforting classics in your own kitchen—after all, the most indulgent dishes can be the most harmful to our diets. But Jamie Vespa, Cooking Light’s assistant nutrition editor, is here to change your perspective on classic recipes...

Coconut

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed that shredded coconut was the cause of a widespread salmonella outbreak affecting nine states. A staple health food of many plant-based and nutritious diets, shredded coconut is minimally processed and safe to consume...

Nutrients Meals

Ever wonder what nutritionists eat when they’re craving an easy, healthy, yet super filling meal? We do. That’s why we asked our favorite food experts to reveal the meals they whip up when they’re pressed for time or stressed to the max, yet craving something hearty and...