All Diet & Nutrition Topics

Jul 05, 2014

Brown Avocado

An avocado that has turned brown has begun to oxidize. So, can we eat brown avocados? Avocados that are slightly brown are still safe to eat, but in general, the darker the color, the more likely it is that you should throw your brown avocado away. more »

Jul 05, 2014

How Much Protein in an Egg?

How much protein in an egg? Eggs are a valuable part of a balanced diet due to their protein and vitamin rich content. While eggs do contain cholesterol, eating up to four per week is acceptable for healthy persons. more »

Jul 04, 2014

French Toast Recipe

Get this all-star, easy-to-follow french toast recipe from our food experts. more »

Jun 30, 2014

Drinking Baking Soda for Your Health

Drinking baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, can boost your body's overall health by maintaining proper pH levels. It can treat specific health problems, such as stomach ailments, kidney stones, gout, urinary tract infections, and cold and flu. It even boosts athletic performance. more »

Jun 28, 2014

High Carb Foods

Carbohydrates are a vital source of energy for the body, which consist of two types: simple and complex or starch. High carb foods should be evaluated to determine if they provide excess energy or "empty" calories that the body will not use. more »

Jun 26, 2014

How Long does Alcohol Stay in Your System?

How long does alcohol stay in your system? Knowing how long alcohol stays in the system can help you predict how safe it is to take certain medications or perform activities such as driving. more »

Jun 25, 2014

Substitute Coconut Oil for Butter

Coconut oil has several beneficial ingredients that help promote better overall health. Because it stays solid at room temperature, coconut oil can be an easy healthy alternative to butter. And here are some tips when you substitute coconut oil for butter. more »

Jun 25, 2014

Diet Soda Without Aspartame

Although diet sodas contain few to no calories, most contain artificial sweeteners, including aspartame, that can have negative effects on the body, including migraines, dizziness, and memory loss. They also contribute to weight gain, sugar addictions, and dehydration. more »

Jun 24, 2014

How to Cook Brats in the Oven

Learning how to cook Brats in the oven will give you a delicious, quick and easy meal any time of year. There are many varieties and ways to cook Brats. Just make sure you practice good food safety and enjoy experimenting with many different vegetables and cooking techniques. more »

Jun 23, 2014

Complex Carbohydrates

Complex carbohydrates are metabolized slower and provide excellent health benefits. Many slow carb foods are also rich in fiber and protein making them an important part of the diet. Follow the dietary guidelines because too many calories from carbohydrates can result in weight gain and other health problems as well. more »

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