Tag: Fiber

Pear Up!

As the summer comes to an end, pears become more plentiful and there are a lot of reasons to eat them. They’re a great source of flavonoids, specifically flavonols.  …

A Nut to Lower Cholesterol

If you’re looking to lower your cholesterol, consider eating a serving of pecans every day.  According to a new study published in The Journal of Nutrition, this can dramatically improve …

Anti-Cancer Eating

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, but research has shown that a large percentage of cancers are preventable and caused by environment and …

Superfood! Tomatoes

The tomato is a fruit that acts like a vegetable and is packed with nutrients and health benefits.  It is versatile and can be eaten raw or cooked, offering …

Have a Mango!

There is a bounty of fruits available in summer, including mangos which are at their peak from May through September.  In addition to being delicious, they are also highly …

Vegetarians Have Better Biomarkers

A new study released this week by the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) found that vegetarians have a healthier biomarker profile than meat eaters.  The researchers measured 19 disease …

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