Pumpkin seeds for your pumper

Zinc is a mineral found in oysters, lentils, clams, cashews and pumpkin seeds! It’s an important nutrient, supporting immunity, healthy skin, cell structure, reproduction and new research suggests zinc levels may help the heart handle damage from free radicals.  

Stunning star berry

A recent study says: Just one cup of blueberries a day could lower cardiovascular disease risk by 15%.  Easy to eat and keeps your mind, body and heart in good condition – that makes this berry a star in our book. 

Family meal time serves dual health purpose

One of the primary ways children learn is by seeing and imitating their parents’ behavior – especially when it comes to meal times. Research shows when families eat together, everyone eats better. Be a positive food role model for your kids with these tips.

Fruits and vegetables for life’s changes

Getting older can’t be avoided. Women in particular experience unpleasant hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats which are common during menopausal life changes. A recent study suggests that certain diet patterns could result in either more severe, or even fewer negative symptoms.    

Feel full with plant protein

Rather grab a cheeseburger or a veggie burger? When it comes to the best saturation, protein may play the crucial role! This is shown by a current study which relates in particular to vegetable protein.

The overnight fast

What is intermittent fasting? And does it really work? Now, another study adds to the body of evidence, suggesting that condensing daily eating hours may be effective in creating fat loss. 

Go together like peas and carrots

Some things are simply better together – and same goes for the diet as well. We’re talking about the so called synergy effect of food. A new study has examined the interaction of blueberries and grapes and their effect on our memory performance. Find out more here!