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Unscrambling The Nutrition Science On Eggs

NPR – Bret Stetka

Historically, when humans have sought a reliable source of calories — particularly one that can be readily nabbed from an unsuspecting animal with minimal exertion and zero horticulture skills — we have often turned to eggs.

What are prebiotic foods?

Thehealthsite.com – Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti

Prebiotics are not the same as probiotics. Read to know what it is and about the natural food sources of prebiotics.

The biggest healthy food trends predicted for 2017

NZ Herald – Each year we’re bombarded with a host of new superfoods that promise to transform everything from our skin to our hair and even our waistlines.

Superfood or Super Hype?

Consumer Reports – Janet Lee

Some think turmeric and other foods have special healing powers. Here’s the truth about what they can and can’t do for your health.

Scientists have found a way to predict whether babies will develop asthma or allergies

QZ.com – For a while now, it’s been clear to scientists that the collection of bacteria that dwells in our digestive tract plays a part in the way we break down food, respond to infections, and even our moods. But these associations have, so far, been just links, and not predictors.

35 Amazing Wheatgrass Benefits for Health, Hair, and Beauty

Organic Authority – Emily Monaco

If you haven’t jumped on the wheatgrass bandwagon yet, it’s not too late. Yes, OK, wheatgrass can seem like the kind of health trend you chalk up to hipsters, treehuggers, and more-or-less-obsessed health and fitness enthusiasts, but if folks are wheatgrass obsessed, it’s for good reason: wheatgrass juice is perhaps the healthiest food out there, and wheatgrass benefits run the gamut, from increased energy levels to improved overall health to head-to-toe beauty.

Alternative Health, Good to Know Parsley for Bladder Infections, Osteoporosis, Digestive Problems, and Healthy Menstruation

EPOCH TIMES – Conan Milner In many restaurants, parsley functions more as a decoration than food but is often the most nutritious item on the plate. The herb is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and is a time-honored folk remedy.

 

 

 

15 Health Benefits of Honey on Skin, Hair & Body

HEALTH AIM – Eva Magno Health benefits from honey may often go unnoticed and neglected.  However, what people don’t know is that they’re actually very good not just as sweeteners but for the skin, hair, as well as the body.

What Is Black Garlic and Why Is It So Good For You?

The Daily Meal – Michael Serrur Here’s what you haven’t heard about white garlic’s healthier cousin

New prebiotic identified in fermented Japanese vegetable

BBC – An enzyme produced by fermenting a vegetable common in Japanese cuisine may be responsible for increasing the amount of at least one beneficial bacterium associated with healthy colons in a study using rats. The results of this prebiotic research study will be presented at the International Conference on Nutraceuticals and Nutrition Supplements in July 2016 by Norihisa Kato, Ph.D., and at the International Nutrition and Diagnostic Conference in October 2016 by doctoral student Yongshou Yang, both from Hiroshima University.

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