Almost everyone has already heard of the terms “fructose” or “fruit sugar”. But what is the truth about them? Is fructose good or bad for us and which fruits are the highest in fruit sugar?
Fructose or fruit sugar occurs naturally in fruits and their juices, as well as in honey and also in lower amounts in vegetables. As with every kind of sugar it is all about the quantity and the source of sugar to help you prevent negative health effects.
The typical rhubarb season is from April to June. The perennial plant is very popular, but it is also associated with adverse health effects. Is rhubarb healthy? We reveal the secret of the sweet-sour vegetable!
Next time you’re feeling the 3 pm slump, try snacking on a handful of almonds. Packed with protein, monounsaturated fat and lots of micronutrients, almonds are a heart-smart afternoon snack!
When it comes to nutritional values, refined sugar is not the best to use for sweetening our food. As avoiding sugar completely is not always possible, we figured out 5 natural alternatives to sweeten food that may even include health benefits.
One of the three macronutrients, protein is a fundamental component in our diet. Without them, numerous processes in the body would not be possible. But which foods deliver high-value protein?
Winter sports will help you to burn plenty of calories. If you don’t want to stock up straight away again with fried food, macaroni cheese and the like, think about choosing the right food to eat. We show you the healthy culinary alternatives!
The cold winter months are a time when we particularly want to prevent colds. Chronic inflammatory processes in the body can often weaken our immune system. However, some foods can be very beneficial in preventing this from happening.
Between low-fat, low-carb, Paleo, and gluten-free, it can be hard to keep track of all the trendy diets out there today. Now a Mediterranean diet rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, whole grains, fish, and olive oil has been linked to longevity, improved blood flow, and kidney health.
Have you ever asked yourself why pomegranates are so popular at the moment and why they have been making a real comeback? There are actually several good reasons for this. Read on to find out why now is definitely the time for you to eat this seeded red fruit from the pomegranate tree.
Dreaming of a white Christmas? Dream up some white fruit and veggies, and you may lower your stroke risk dramatically, research suggests!