From organic standards to genetic modifications to animal antibiotics, food safety issues are hotly debated between consumer health advocates and those with commercial agendas. Food Sleuth Melinda Hemmelgarn sorts through the confusion by updating us on the facts that matter—and shows us what we can do about it.
Eating appropriately nutritious foods is a natural way to balance hormones that helps relieve symptoms of menopause, protect against breast cancer and preserve bone health. These four powerhouse foods top the drug-free approach.
Many brain health experts are now focusing on food as a critical defense against dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease. Promising clinical trials suggest that nutritional changes may stave off cognitive impairment.
Habitually eating in response to our emotions can cause weight gain and health problems. Follow these suggestions to help rebalance the body’s chemistry and biochemical signals (hunger, cravings and fullness).