Double down on bananas

Eating a banana before working out can prevent sore muscles afterwards. That’s because the fruit has an anti-inflammatory effect and therefore works similar to aspirin and other painkillers.

Healthy summer tips

How can we enjoy the summer carefree by eating healthy? Which delicious snack ideas can be enjoyed especially well in the warm season? Let yourself be inspired by our tips!

Sleep deprived? Go bananas!

Researchers from Monash University in Australia and collaborative institutes found that sleep had a more important role in men living longer, while women who ate foods rich in vitamin B6 could still live long lives despite poor sleep habits.

Pineapple enzyme, Asthma relief

Research suggests that the pineapple enzyme bromelain appeared to reduce inflammation associated with asthma. Though bromelain is sold in supplement form, our lab tests revealed that fresh and frozen pineapple has as high — and in many cases higher — enzymatic activity compared to pills, which also cannot provide the synergistic interactions with other whole food nutrients that can be lost in isolation.

Instagram Can Make You Eat Healthier

A picture is worth a thousand words. Instagram, a photo sharing platform, is used by many as a way to communicate. University of Washington researchers explored how Instagram can be used to hold you accountable for healthy eating.

Let them eat fruit!

A common misconception among people with diabetes is that fruit should be avoided due to its natural sugar content. New research published in PLOS Medicine, suggests that we should think again!

Veggies for Stress Control

According to the American Psychological Association, 75% of adults reported experiencing moderate to high levels of stress in the past month. As we learn more about the relationship between diet and mental health, we see that each bite can help improve how we feel both physically and emotionally.