Healthy Diet

Farmers Market Fog: Your Personal Guide to the Farmers Market

Farmers Market Fog: Your Personal Guide to the Farmers Market By Katharine Jameson These days, everything seems like it has its own catch phrase. ‘Heirloom’. ‘Artisanal’. ‘Organic’. From ‘natural’ or ‘non-GMO’ to ‘classic’, foods don’t only carry a brand name, but an often-convoluted description of what they are and the purpose they serve. Their nutrients …

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The Crucial Role of Diet and the Gut Microbiome in Colorectal Cancer Risk

The Crucial Role of Diet and the Gut Microbiome in Colorectal Cancer Risk By Emeran Mayer, MD and Jill Horn Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major global health burden as its ranks third in terms of incidence and second in mortality worldwide. It has increased steadily in recent years, including in younger age groups. As …

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Should You Be Eating Nightshades?

Should You Be Eating Nightshades? By Jill Horn Nightshades are a controversial topic in posts on the internet. While most health professionals agree that the polyphenol-packed, nutrient dense, fiber-rich fruit and vegetables that include tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants provide plenty of health benefits and are essential components of the traditional Mediterranean diet, there are few …

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