About 70% of the sodium you eat comes from processed (packaged) foods and restaurant foods.
I encourage people to do all they can to improve the health and functioning of their immune system, naturally. Then, seriously consider what additional protection would be gained from vaccination against COVID-19. When people make decisions based on the latest science – which is always evolving – rather than on emotions and misinformation, the decision should become much clearer.
Reducing sugar intake has clear health benefits, including reduced calorie intake, which can help with weight loss, and improved dental health. But people sometimes report experiencing negative side effects when they try eating less.
There is emerging evidence that combining specific probiotics and prebiotics can increase the beneficial effects of both
we found that there is currently little evidence to suggest a vegan diet protects the heart, or can reverse heart disease.
It may be better to focus on your eating patterns, rather than looking to the latest fad diet.
The evidence suggests: Yes.
Hispanic immigrants live longer than US-born whites but the life expectancy US-born Hispanics may soon be similar to that of US-born whites. Why? Obesity.
Rates among youth age 10-17 in Washington state was 11.9 percent, among adults over 20, 28.3 percent.
Twelve states now have an adult obesity prevalence at or above 35%. This is up from 9 states in 2018 and just 6 in 2017. In Washington state, the rate was 285.
UW researchers found that levels of metabolites provide a key to understanding why some organisms respond to low-calorie life-extension diets and others do not.
King County has posted information on how to apply for food assistance if you don’t already qualify and a map showing where you can pick up food supplies.
People who weigh themselves regularly are more successful at losing weight. But standing on a scale, in itself, doesn’t help people to magically lose weight.
Should I wear gloves in the grocery store? Can I touch the tomatoes? Do I need to sanitize my food when I get home?
Natural supplements can be dangerously contaminated, or not even have the specified ingredients. What should consumers do?