Apple cider vinegar is thought to have several medicinal effects on our health, including better blood glucose control and improved weight loss. Due to its fermented properties, it may help with digestion and improve the balance of healthy bacteria, which maintains gastrointestinal health.
It is easy to fall into mindless eating with an on-the-go lifestyle, but it is possible to tune in, even when life is hectic.
Hospitals and local governments across the country have been writing and filling prescriptions for healthy food in an attempt to address the root causes of diabetes, hypertension and other costly illnesses.
With major sports drinks companies creating zero-calorie versions of their products, you might wonder which option to choose to get the most out of your next workout. Keep these things in mind.
Here are the most important changes to make whatever life stage you're in and the most important things to work on if you’re 40 and beyond.
Americans are the top consumers of sugar in the world, with the average person taking in one-quarter of a cup of added sugars a day.
Registered dietitians are constantly answering questions that stem from misinformation. Here are the facts.
The fifth grader at Skyline Elementary in Elkhorn gained the most votes among the five finalists.
Addie Borgmann is the first Nebraska finalist in the Sodexo Future Chefs competition.
There was a time when we didn't question whether fruit was good for us, when we more or less took "eat your fruits and veggies" to heart.
Too much salt — and not enough whole grains, fruits and vegetables — may be shaving years off our lives, a new analysis suggests.
The Legislature's Revenue Committee is crafting a package of bills to reduce property taxes by as much as $570 million by shifting property taxes on farmland and homes to sales taxes.
“I think farmers are putting their best foot forward even though damage is probably worse than they’re saying,” one industry source said.
Scientists do not know exactly how, but trans fats are linked to increases in LDL cholesterol, the bad kind, which is a major risk factor in the development of heart disease.
I am not suggesting supplements or pill forms of these nutrients, writes registered dietitian Jill Koegel. So, each of my favorite nutrient includes suggestions for food sources.
Sunlight exposure and regular exercise will help keep serotonin levels up, but if you tend to hibernate in the cold or have been less physically active, chances are you have lower levels of serotonin than in sunnier seasons.
Eating more fruits and vegetables in your diet takes a lot patience and a lot of practice. It also takes time to form new habits.
While the pegan diet is more moderate and potentially easier to follow than either of its dietary parents, it does restrict many nutritious foods for reasons that aren't quite supported by science.
Supplement timing can seem complicated, so let's simplify when to take some of the most common dietary supplements and why.
If the goal of eating healthy continues to top your list of resolutions year after year, it may be due to how you think about goals.
Omaha Westside’s Chase Thompson grew up wanting to be a college basketball player. And as he grew, he worked on his game. He’d shoot a lot. Dribble a lot. The problem was, he also weighed a lot.
Super Bowls are big days for another reason besides football. Except for Thanksgiving, it's the biggest day for food consumption in the United States.
State Sen. Carol Blood, who introduced the bill, is a vegetarian herself and says she doesn’t want to discourage people from eating plant-based foods. Rather, she says, she seeks to protect Nebraska’s livestock industry. A similar measure passed in Missouri was immediately challenged in court.
Fad diets abound this time of year, so remember talk is cheap as the diet and supplement market compete for your money and loyalty.