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What to Know About Diabetes and the Risk of Silent Heart Attacks

What to Know About Diabetes and the Risk of Silent Heart Attacks

At first it seemed like a routine call—something the paramedics had dealt with countless times before. A man in his mid-50s was having a heart attack, and his physician had...

What Are the Benefits of Vitamin A — and How Much Do You Need?

What Are the Benefits of Vitamin A — and How Much Do You Need?

Vitamin A helps protect your vision and is critical for your immune system Were you ever told as a kid to eat carrots because they would help you see better? Well, that’s not...

Why Blueberries Are the Superfood for Your Heart

Why Blueberries Are the Superfood for Your Heart

Blueberries can help regulate blood sugar levels. fruit is often referred to as nature's candy, but blueberries have a lowering effect on blood sugar levels compared with other...

The FDA Is Revisiting Its Definition of ‘Healthy’ Food—Here Are the Proposed Changes

The FDA Is Revisiting Its Definition of ‘Healthy’ Food—Here Are the Proposed Changes

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Wednesday that it is proposing changes to its definition of “healthy.” The FDA’s definition of healthy defines criteria for when...

What happens if you don't get enough sleep? New study reveals how sleep loss may harm immune cells

What happens if you don't get enough sleep? New study reveals how sleep loss may harm immune cells

Cutting sleep shorton a regular basis may harm immune stem cells, potentially increasing the risk of inflammatory disorders and heart disease, a small new study suggests. An...

Plant vs. Animal Proteins | NutritionFacts.org

Plant vs. Animal Proteins | NutritionFacts.org

I’m often asked my opinion about a diet or a disease is. Who cares what my or anyone else’s opinion is? All we should care about is what the science says. What does the best...

Dad's stroke at 49 inspired daughters to help patients

Dad's stroke at 49 inspired daughters to help patients

One Sunday morning at church, Alejandra Rosales Murillo and her four sisters were sitting with their parents when one of the girls noticed their father's face was drooping. She...

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'

Support The Journal Advertisement ‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight' There is frustration over the lack of...

What Is Reverse Dieting? Experts Explain the Controversial Meal Plan

What Is Reverse Dieting? Experts Explain the Controversial Meal Plan

Whether you’ve recently hit your goal weight or simply want to figure out how to maintain weight loss without undoing all of your hard work, you’re likely going to need to start...

The Link Between Dairy’s Nutrients and Immunity - Toby Amidor Nutrition

The Link Between Dairy’s Nutrients and Immunity - Toby Amidor Nutrition

This post is in collaboration with National Dairy Council. All opinions are my own. Due to the pandemic, there has been increased concern on keeping your immune system healthy....

You're Probably Not Getting Enough Of These Important Nutrients

You're Probably Not Getting Enough Of These Important Nutrients

Considering the statistics on the prevalence of nutritional gaps in the U.S., the struggle is all too real for more people than you may even realize—and one that needs to be...

The Benefits of Eating Eggs | Organic Valley

The Benefits of Eating Eggs | Organic Valley

There’s a lot of hype around “superfoods” in the wellness industry. These foods, like kale and chia seeds, offer an impressive list of vitamins and minerals that help fill...