Eggplants: Nutrition, Recipes Ideas, Benefits

Anke Neustadt

When was the last time you picked up an eggplant to make more than just eggplant parmesan? This underappreciated veggie can make a killer eggplant parmesan, but it can also make so much more. (Getty Images) Find out just how healthy eggplant is and check out some of the amazing […]

Nutrients, Benefits, Downsides, and More

Anke Neustadt

Cheese is a big part of many people’s diets around the world. Numerous varieties of cheese that have originated in Switzerland may be identified as Swiss cheese. However, in the United States, Swiss cheese is a pale yellow, slightly firm cheese made from cow’s milk. It is inspired by Emmental […]

The Benefits of Berries Include Fiber and Fighting Inflammation

Anke Neustadt

There’s a solid reason why everything from sour candies and cereals to antacids and energy gels come berry-flavored. It’s a crowd-pleasing, sweet flavor. But besides the undeniable deliciousness of artificially-flavored “berry” foods, the real deal is one of the best foods for runners. Blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, raspberries, and strawberries—as well […]

Is Seaweed Good for You? Nutrition and Benefits

Anke Neustadt

When you think of healthy greens, algae probably isn’t the first thing to spring to mind. So, is seaweed good for you? Absolutely. Seaweed is a rich source of thyroid-supporting iodine. It also contains minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants that could boost heart and digestive health. If you’re trying to lose […]

The Benefits of Eating a Plant-Based Diet

Anke Neustadt

Forest fires, hurricanes, floods, droughts, species extinction — the news can be pretty bleak. Instead of throwing up our hands and feeling helpless, we each have the power to help the health of the planet and ourselves simultaneously, says registered dietician Dana Ellis Hunnes in her new book, Recipe for Survival, […]

Scientists Find No Benefit to Time-Restricted Eating

Anke Neustadt

The weight-loss idea is quite appealing: Limit your eating to a period of six to eight hours each day, during which you can have whatever you want. Studies in mice seemed to support so-called time-restricted eating, a form of the popular intermittent fasting diet. Small studies of people with obesity […]

Are oysters really an aphrodisiac?

Anke Neustadt

Oysters are a type of shellfish that many may consider a delicacy. Others may also consider them to be an aphrodisiac, or food that boosts sexual arousal. Although scientists have not proven their effects on libido, oysters contain several compounds that may improve sexual performance or desire. Oysters are bivalve […]

Shrimp Nutrition, Benefits, and Risks

Anke Neustadt

Love flakey batter-fried shrimp or a decadent shrimp cocktail? No need to skimp on shrimp! The popular shellfish is swimming with nutrients. Shrimp is a low calorie and nutrient-dense food that contains a hefty serving of protein, vitamin B12, and essential minerals like selenium, zinc, and iodine. Shellfish allergies aside, […]