A New Study Suggests That a Vegetarian Diet May Increase Risk for Depression—but Is This True?

an illustration of a depressed person beside a salad Getty Images While most members of Team EatingWell still savor seafood, poultry, pork, beef and other animal proteins on occasion, we rely heavily on mainly whole-food, plant-based recipes since they’re downright delicious, make our bodies feel strong and vibrant and because the health benefits of a … Read more

8 Superfoods That Help Reduce Blood Sugar

Okra aka bhindi helps reduce blood sugar levels High blood sugar may also be known as diabetes. However, it may be an early sign of diabetes if not diabetes. It is a heart condition that should be taken seriously. High blood sugar can cause various other disorders in the body. It is necessary to manage … Read more

Eating early in the day and within a 10-hour window brings health benefits, research finds

New research suggests there may be an ideal window of time to eat during the day. Eating relatively early may be beneficial for weight loss, and keeping meals within a 10-hour period could improve blood sugar and cholesterol levels, according to two small studies published Tuesday in the journal Cell Metabolism. The first study found … Read more

Is it bad to eat before bed?

Is it bad to eat before bed? It’s a controversial topic, and the common perception is that we should avoid eating late, as it could cause weight gain. This is down to the assumption that the body doesn’t have time to digest the food before sleep, meaning it could instead be stored as fat rather … Read more

The pros and cons for women

One of the most common beliefs on fasted cardio is that by exercising on an empty stomach, you’re more likely to burn fat. This is, theoretically, true. A meta-analysis of 273 people compared fasted cardio to ‘fed’ cardio and found that those who did fasted cardio burned more fat, but as mentioned in our fasted … Read more

You Can Reverse High Cholesterol “Fast” and Here’s How — Eat This Not That

According to the CDC, 94 million Americans are living with high cholesterol. “There are ways to manage high cholesterol, and the wonderful news is that heart disease is 90% preventable,” says preventative cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD. “Even if you have a significant family history of high cholesterol, you can prevent heart disease.” Here are five … Read more

FDA warns of listeria outbreak linked to brie, camembert cheeses

Old Europe Cheese Inc. has recalled more than 20 brands of cheese from retail and wholesale stores nationwide and in Mexico after six people in six states were infected with a specific strain of Listeria. Photo by lee_2/Pixabay U.S. health officials have warned that numerous brands of brie and camembert cheese may contain Listeria, a … Read more

When it comes to healthy eating, we are kidding ourselves

“We are becoming a sugared nation from the moment we’re born,” says Tam Fry, chairman of the National Obesity Forum. “First foods for children are stuffed full of sugar and that’s what they’ve come to expect from a very early age. Shifting that is an absolutely impossible task.” Another problem, suggests consultant dietitian Helen Bond, … Read more