Helpful Foods to Support People with Autism

The sulforaphane found in five cents’ worth of broccoli sprouts has been shown to benefit autism in a way no drug ever has in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Simple Guide to Learning Better Eating Habits

Millions of people would like to eat healthier but are not sure how to go about it. If you are one of those people, you know how overwhelming choosing the best path can be. The internet is flooded with eating plans and restrictive diets. If you search for books on healthy eating on Amazon, you'll get tens of thousands of results! Even worse, many of these eating plans and diets completely contradict the others. Sometimes the sheer number of choices can be so confusing that people end up not making any changes at all.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

Coconut Oil and the Boost in HDL "Good" Cholesterol

The effects of coconut oil were compared to butter and tallow. Even if virgin coconut oil and other saturated fats raise LDL “bad” cholesterol, isn’t that countered by the increase in HDL “good” cholesterol?

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

7 Things to Focus On for a Plant-Based Lifestyle

Have you been considering switching to a plant-based lifestyle but don't know where to start? It may be a bit intimidating at first, but once you know what foods to reach for, you'll be confident and feeling better than ever from your healthy choices.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

Healthy Living on a Tight Schedule

Lack of time for healthy cooking and exercise is one of the most common reasons cited by people who feel a healthy lifestyle is not achievable for them. These six tips can help even the busiest people live a healthier lifestyle.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

Food Additives That Trigger Headaches and Their Remedies

Headaches are generally a pain in the nerves and muscles of the head and neck, and among them, migraines last longer with much more physical effects. The pain from migraines leads to vomiting, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sounds. There are countless headache triggers such as stress, sleep pattern changes, bright lights, the weather that can take you out of charge. Many causes or triggers are not always under our control, and the causes of headaches can differ from person to person. 

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Are You Giving Your Body the Nutrients it Needs?

With all the fad diets and health gurus in the market today, it can be difficult to discern what exactly your body needs to function properly. Is it healthier to go paleo or keto? Should you avoid sugar or salt? And how healthy is bread anyway? The truth is most people will swear by whatever their personal preferences are, but that might not work best for you. The easiest way to determine your new diet is to be aware of which nutrients your body needs to function at its very best and find ways to incorporate them into your daily life.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

7 Foods That Boost Your Immune System

The immune system is the only protector of the body against harmful agents in the environment. It helps stop inbound outbreaks from viruses, yeasts, and bacteria. It aids the cells of the body to recover as quickly as possible after the infection. It can even help decrease the brutality of an illness. That is why, mainly when virus infections and bugs make recurrences in public or even in your home, you must pay a little extra attention to your immune system. Having food that boosts your immune system is essential. 

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Crystal Willson is a full-time content writing specialist. She has been closely monitoring the CBD trends for quite some time. She has worked in various domains before the CBD. She also likes traveling to different places. On her off days, she likes to spend her time with her family, lift weights, and read novels.

What You Need to Know Before Becoming a Vegan: Is It Healthy?

Veganism is at an all-time high in the U.S., with 6 percent of American adults choosing to embrace a vegan diet or lifestyle according to a Top Trends in Prepared Foods report. This may not seem like a high figure but is significantly greater than the 1 percent of the U.S. population who were vegans in 2014.

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Helen Sanders is chief editor at HealthAmbition.com. Established in 2012, Health Ambition has grown rapidly in recent years. Our goal is to provide easy-to-understand health and nutrition advice that makes a real impact. We pride ourselves on making sure our actionable advice can be followed by regular people with busy lives. Follow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/healthambition

Hacks for Ditching Snack Food

In a society that is more health and appearance-conscious than ever, there always seems to be a new fad diet that promises a quick and easy way to lose weight and get in shape. But let’s be honest, most of these aren’t as easy as they are supposed to be. There really are simple changes that you can make to upgrade your diet, health, and lifestyle.

Eating highly processed, fatty, sugary snacks aren’t helping your case. Here are a few healthy snacking hacks that can really help make a difference!

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A child bites into head of broccoli in front of orange background.
04/28/2021
The sulforaphane found in five cents’ worth of broccoli sprouts has been shown to benefit autism in a way no drug ever has in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. You may remember... read more
Close up of child biting into watermelon slice.
04/20/2021
Millions of people would like to eat healthier but are not sure how to go about it. If you are one of those people, you know how overwhelming choosing the best path can be. The internet is flooded... read more
Jar of coconut oil with wooden scoop.
03/11/2021
The effects of coconut oil were compared to butter and tallow. Even if virgin coconut oil and other saturated fats raise LDL “bad” cholesterol, isn’t that countered by the increase in HDL “good”... read more
Woman in kitchen using orange pots and pans to cook healthy food.
03/03/2021
Have you been considering switching to a plant-based lifestyle but don't know where to start? It may be a bit intimidating at first, but once you know what foods to reach for, you'll be confident and... read more
A mom doing yoga in the living room with daughter on her back
02/04/2021
Lack of time for healthy cooking and exercise is one of the most common reasons cited by people who feel a healthy lifestyle is not achievable for them. These six tips can help even the busiest... read more
Man in facemask holds his temples demonstrating a headache
01/22/2021
Headaches are generally a pain in the nerves and muscles of the head and neck, and among them, migraines last longer with much more physical effects. The pain from migraines leads to vomiting, nausea... read more
Woman looking to the side while holding bunch of green grapes.
12/22/2020
With all the fad diets and health gurus in the market today, it can be difficult to discern what exactly your body needs to function properly. Is it healthier to go paleo or keto? Should you avoid... read more
Several fruits and vegetables arranged on black background.
12/14/2020
The immune system is the only protector of the body against harmful agents in the environment. It helps stop inbound outbreaks from viruses, yeasts, and bacteria. It aids the cells of the body to... read more
A blue plate with tiles spelling the word VEGAN
11/05/2020
Veganism is at an all-time high in the U.S., with 6 percent of American adults choosing to embrace a vegan diet or lifestyle according to a Top Trends in Prepared Foods report. This may not seem... read more

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A child bites into head of broccoli in front of orange background.
04/28/2021
The sulforaphane found in five cents’ worth of broccoli sprouts has been shown to benefit autism in a way no drug ever has in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. You may remember... read more
Close up of child biting into watermelon slice.
04/20/2021
Millions of people would like to eat healthier but are not sure how to go about it. If you are one of those people, you know how overwhelming choosing the best path can be. The internet is flooded... read more
Jar of coconut oil with wooden scoop.
03/11/2021
The effects of coconut oil were compared to butter and tallow. Even if virgin coconut oil and other saturated fats raise LDL “bad” cholesterol, isn’t that countered by the increase in HDL “good”... read more
Woman in kitchen using orange pots and pans to cook healthy food.
03/03/2021
Have you been considering switching to a plant-based lifestyle but don't know where to start? It may be a bit intimidating at first, but once you know what foods to reach for, you'll be confident and... read more
A mom doing yoga in the living room with daughter on her back
02/04/2021
Lack of time for healthy cooking and exercise is one of the most common reasons cited by people who feel a healthy lifestyle is not achievable for them. These six tips can help even the busiest... read more
Man in facemask holds his temples demonstrating a headache
01/22/2021
Headaches are generally a pain in the nerves and muscles of the head and neck, and among them, migraines last longer with much more physical effects. The pain from migraines leads to vomiting, nausea... read more
Woman looking to the side while holding bunch of green grapes.
12/22/2020
With all the fad diets and health gurus in the market today, it can be difficult to discern what exactly your body needs to function properly. Is it healthier to go paleo or keto? Should you avoid... read more
Several fruits and vegetables arranged on black background.
12/14/2020
The immune system is the only protector of the body against harmful agents in the environment. It helps stop inbound outbreaks from viruses, yeasts, and bacteria. It aids the cells of the body to... read more
A blue plate with tiles spelling the word VEGAN
11/05/2020
Veganism is at an all-time high in the U.S., with 6 percent of American adults choosing to embrace a vegan diet or lifestyle according to a Top Trends in Prepared Foods report. This may not seem... read more

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