Foods A Food Safety Expert Never Eats

1. Raw sprouts All types of raw sprouts, including alfalfa, mung bean, clover and radish sprouts, are at the top of Marler’s list. “Sprouts are just a really difficult product to make safe,” he said. “Seeds get contaminated and then when you sprout things in warm water, it’s a perfect bath for the bacteria toRead More

Get healthier in the new year

This healthy-eating reset isn’t just for fulfilling New Year’s resolutions: De Laurentiis says she follows this eating plan several-times-a-year, and she uses it to slim up before photo shoots or to kick bad eating habits. “After just a few days on a cleanse, I feel and look lighter and find I have more energy duringRead More

Health Foods’ You’re Better Off Avoiding

Eating healthy can often feel like torture in a country whose crowning achievement in food is the Crunchwrap Supreme. To make matters worse, a lot of supposedly healthy foods aren’t actually very good for you. With that in mind, Business Insider asked Andy Bellatti, a registered dietitian and the cofounder of Dietitians for Professional Integrity, which “healthRead More

You’re Eating Too Much Sodium

Who knew that salt could even impact your brain function? According to a 2011 Canadian study on 1,200 more sedentary adults, those with high-sodium diets had a higher chance of cognitive decline than those with less salt in their diets. As you age it is important to keep track of how much salt you consume, and make changes if necessary.

Eating fat won’t make you fat but sugar will

“Eat fat, get fat” has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided. “There is one thing we know about fats,”Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine, writes in his new book, “The Bad Food Bible:Read More

Eating After A Workout

What you eat after a workout matters! No matter what time of day you exercise, the key is to follow up with meals that combine protein, which helps your muscles recover, and carbohydrates, which replenish energy stores. For best results, eat within 30 to 60 minutes after exercise, when muscles are most receptive. During this window, an increase inRead More