Nutrition & Healthy Eating Topics

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5 Foods You Need to Start Eating ... Like, Now

A 40-year-old’s body doesn’t work quite the same as a 25-year-old’s. But you knew that. What you might not know is there are ways to slow the aging process. If you’re approaching — or already smack in the middle of — middle-age, you might want to give this video a watch.

6 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain When Eating Out: The New Rules of Restaurant Dining

Did you know the average American eats out five times a week? That can lead to a weight gain of 10 pounds a year! Make sure “dining out” doesn’t become “dining out of control” with these tips from Dr. Martin.

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A Guide to Common Medicinal Herbs

Here's a look at some of the more common medicinal herbs. Most herbs have not been thoroughly tested for effectiveness or interactions with other herbs, supplements, drugs or foods.

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Add Variety to Your Vegetables

Vegetables offer not only a variety of flavors and textures--they are also packed with nutrients. But many Americans limit their vegetable consumption to just a few types.

All We Are Saying Is Give Prunes a Chance: They're Not Just for Grandmas Anymore

Can eating prunes actually keep you regular? Is the saltwater gargle just an old wives’ tale? And ladies, is there an all-natural way to avoid menstrual cramps? Find out in this week’s Flyer.

Are Carbs Really the Enemy?

A minute on the lips, forever on the hips holds SOME truth for your favorite carbs like pasta and doughnuts. Believe it or not, the healthiest person you know probably eats a rather high-carb diet—and it's not cause he or she is prepping for a big race. Licensed dietitian Rachel Baer weighs in on carbs.

Aw, Nuts: How Peanuts Could Keep Your Children Allergy Free

Mom and Day, believe it or not, introducing peanuts to children at an early age could actually keep them free from this common allergy. Here’s why the new studies and guidelines are putting peanuts back on the menu.

Beer! Science Says It's Good for You

Dr. Martin has the buzz on how drinking beer in moderation may offer some surprising benefits to your skeletal and digestive systems. Here's to good health!

Boost Your Immune System: The Importance of Vitamin D

Marigel Constantiner couldn't sleep, was always sick, and struggled to get through each day. Could a vitamin deficiency be behind her depression? Here is her story...

Caffeine, Guarana, and Lawsuits—Oh, My! Watch This Before Downing Your Next Energy Drink

Energy drinks have been causing quite a stir lately, as some research suggests that they can exacerbate heart conditions. Do “natural” or “organic” ingredients actually make energy drinks better for you? Dr. Martin answers this and more in this week’s Friday Flyer.