A drizzle of red wine vinegar on top of freshly-made salad instantly adds a tangy twist to the overall taste. This vinegar is a popular condiment in Spanish, Italian, and French cuisines. However, did you know that red wine vinegar is more than just a salad dressing? That’s right; this vinegar includes compounds like polyphenols […]
Recent Health and Nutrition Research
Nutrition is an ever-changing field, as researchers continually discover new information and alter what we know about certain topics. It will never be possible to cover all of the new research because papers are constantly being published.
However, the posts in this category offer an introduction to key pieces of recent research. The themes of the research studies vary widely and include topics of nutrition, weight loss and behavior. In each post, I offer details about a particular study, the implications of that study and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the research.
There are numerous plant-based protein sources you can include in your diet. Soy protein and pea protein are the most popular choices for vegetarians or people looking for additional protein sources for different reasons. However, it can difficult to decide which one is best for you. This article presents a detailed comparison between soy protein and […]
What you eat can have a major impact on your overall health, especially if you have diabetes. Uncontrolled diabetes leads to severe health issues and complications, including kidney problems and heart disease. Certain food items increase insulin and blood sugar levels, cause inflammation that may enhance the risk of health issues. Foods Diabetic Patients Should AvoidFollowing […]
Spending hours tossing and turning in bed is a clear indication that you will be cranky and tired the next day. However, the long-term effects of sleep deprivation are more harmful than just making you feel grumpy. Not getting the recommended six to eight hours of sleep every night reduces your mental abilities and increases your risk […]
Creamy sauces, savory soups, buttery ice cream, fluffy cakes, topping on pies, coffee, and pancakes – heavy cream is truly a staple ingredient for cooking and baking scrumptious dishes. It is a must-have ingredient in all kitchens. The catch? It is high in calories. Fortunately, there are various healthy alternatives you can use in almost […]