New Hypertension Guidelines Got Your Blood Pressure Up? Here’s How to Bring It Down Naturally

As scary as it sounds, half of U.S. adults now have high blood pressure, and more will have it as they age. Last November, the American Heart Association and the… Read more

Calorie Density Is the Key to Weight Loss

Losing weight is hard. We make progress, and then we find ourselves back where we started—or worse, even heavier than before. It’s almost as if our bodies are working against… Read more

Why Every Vegan and Vegetarian Needs Vitamin B12

Eating a plant-based diet is one of the most healthful actions you can take, but it carries the very serious and potentially fatal risk of vitamin B12 deficiency. Although plant-based… Read more

Why You Should Have a Fruit-Filled Summer

If you’re like most Americans, you probably aren’t eating enough fruit: Americans eat a single serving of fruit per day, on average. In fact, only a small minority—24 percent and… Read more

Why the Paleo Diet Doesn’t Make Sense

The Paleo diet seems like a great idea: eat like a caveman to avoid the diseases of civilization. The logic, so it goes, is that our bodies are a product… Read more