Only 9% of Americans can properly read a nutrition label

Americans are often advised to eat healthier, more nutritious foods in an effort to stifle the nationwide epidemic of diabetes and obesity. Researchers find that many fail to identify healthy foods in the grocery store aisle, though. A research team from Attest, a consumer research platform, found that when multiple food options are presented, all … Read more

Eggs – why you never tire of eating them

While you might get your fill of the chocolate egg variety this month — I’ll have mine with coconut, thanks — April is also the time to celebrate the versatility of fresh eggs. Eggs are a nutrient-dense food and “a perfect way to start the day,” according to Lisa Steele, fifth-generation chicken farmer, self-described egg … Read more

HBO’s “Not So Pretty” reveals how the trillion dollar beauty industry could kill you

Documentaries exploring the intersection of capitalism, branding, social media and identity are about a dozen these days, each regurgitating information you read into a New York magazine article from a few years ago and insisting that we, as a society, are all victims, or at least targets, of some kind of scam. Likewise, the rhythms, … Read more

Healthy plant-based diets associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, the study finds

A healthy plant-based diet can reduce a person’s risk of diabetes, according to a new study. Photo by Tesa Photography / Pixabay April 8 (UPI) – Eating healthy plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, coffee and legumes can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study published Friday in the … Read more

Exposure to “chemicals forever” in cosmetics can double women’s diabetes risk, the study says

Exposure to “chemicals forever” in cosmetics and non-stick pans can DOUBLE diabetes risk for women, study says US researchers looked at 3,302 premenopausal women between the ages of 42 and 52 Blood test for polyfluoroalkyls – or PFAS – nicknamed “chemicals forever” 2.62 times higher risk for those with the highest level of chemicals in … Read more

Inspiration on the catwalk: more than 100 participants in the fashion show with visually impaired models

More than 100 people attended a fashion show featuring all blind models on Saturday, an event hosted by a model from Hempstead who is blind and hopes to crush the stigma surrounding disability. Annalee Smith, 41, hosted her first fashion show in Valley Stream featuring 16 visually impaired models. She also organized the event. “The … Read more

A Harvard Nutritionist Shares Food No. 1 she eats every day to keep her brain “sharp and focused”

Eating the right “brain stimulating foods” can significantly reduce your risk of developing neurological problems, improve your mental health, and help you stay focused and focused. As a nutrition psychiatrist, a large part of my work involves advising patients, particularly those who want to improve their brain health or are trying to recover from trauma, … Read more