Friday, September 20, 2019

Nutrition

Whether you are looking boost athletic performance, slim down, treat a health condition or just trying to stay in good health, paying close attention to your nutrition is important. But it’s not always easy to figure out exactly what advice to follow. Between your family, friends and the internet, you’ve heard the exact opposite opinions about every food and diet out there. So, what is healthy? What’s not? To know for sure, you have to turn to the science, which is exactly what we do in our Nutrition Series. Browse the articles below to learn more about how your food interacts with your body and how you can build a healthier diet for yourself and your family.

Vitamins Guide: What are the Main Vitamins Your Body Needs?

vitamins guide
Welcome to Nutrishative's vitamins guide!  If you're searching for a basic understanding of what vitamins are and what vitamins do in your body, you have come to the perfect place! Last Updated: June 24, 2019 Table Of ContentsWhat are Vitamins? What are the Two Classes...

The pH of Foods and Its Impact on Your Health According to Research

The pH of Foods and Its Impact on Your Health According to Research
What Does pH Mean? If you want to understand how pH impacts your health, you need to know a few basic things about acids and bases.   From your science classes in school, you probably remember some of this.  (I actually took chemistry all the way to college level and never asked what pH stood for!...

Is Peanut Butter Good or Bad? Here’s Science’s Answer.

Peanut Butter
Like most high-fat foods, peanut butter's had a serious PR problem for the better part of a century!   When studies in the 1940s linked high-fat, high-calorie diets to an increased risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke, the world turned its back on all fat-rich foods.  Whole food sources of healthy fats, such...

Top 5 Foods to Fight Insomnia and Improve Your Sleep Quality

Top 5 Foods to Fight Insomnia and Improve Your Sleep Quality
Did you know that you can rely on foods to fight insomnia and improve your sleep quality?   It is important to fight insomnia as soon as you notice it.  This lack of quality sleep can have a huge impact on your daily life if it goes on too long.  It can also have negative impacts on a...

How to Manage Your Immune System through Nutritious Foods

How to Manage Your Immune System
Understanding how your immune system works how to manage your immune system is crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Your immune system is your body's defense mechanism.  It consists of a complex network of organs and cells with the sole purpose of fending off viruses, bacteria or fungi that could harm you. There is compelling evidence that immune...

What is Cacao? Find Out Its Benefits In The Next 60 Seconds.

What is cacao
What is cacao?  Have you heard of it before?  If you have ever eaten cocoa or chocolate then you have tasted the processed form of this food. Cacao grows on trees found in South America as well as parts of Central America, Africa, and the West Indies. It is a pod-shaped fruit that contains a sweet...

The Top 20 Best and Worst Foods for Mental Health

Best and Worst Foods for Mental Health
Did you know that what you eat can impact your mental health?  Find out the best and worst foods for mental health! There was a period in my life (not all that long ago, now that I think about it) where I was the busiest I have ever...

Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked According to Nutrient Density

Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked According to Nutrient Density
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently created a list of foods that can reduce the risk of chronic diseases and named them "powerhouse fruits and vegetables" (PFV).  These are foods packed with nutrients that help fight diseases and maintain health. How were the Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked? PFVs recieved their ranking based...

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