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Psoriasis Diet: Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid

An autoimmune disease, psoriasis is a condition in which the immune system attacks healthy skin tissue, resulting in a faster turnover of cells. Because the body can’t get rid of the excess skin cells quickly enough, they build up, resulting...

The 16 Best Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure. High blood pressure is often referred to as the “silent killer” because there are no specific symptoms or warning signs....

How Brain Chemicals Affect Your Emotions

Our brains are very intricate, splendid organs with a network of connections and pathways that work harmoniously together so we can think, feel, and react. Neurons within the brain control all that goes on in the body, helping us take...

Nutrition and Mental Health: How the Food You Eat Influences Mood and Emotion

You’ve probably heard the expression, “you are what you eat,” but can nutrition affect your mental health? Most definitely. Science is showing that eating healthy food not only benefits the physical body, but is excellent for the brain too. Since...

Proven Health Benefits of Caffeine and Coffee

Perhaps the most surprising newly recognized “health food” on the block is your morning cup of coffee. Coffee (and the caffeine it provides) is enjoying a reversal from being seen as one of the bad guys in the diet and...

Essential Amino Acids in Vegetables

Amino acids make up proteins, and for this reason, they are crucial to our survival—proteins are needed for most biological processes in our body. Some amino acids, called nonessential, can be produced by the human body, but we are responsible...

The Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating

Inflammation is the body’s natural response to a threat. Our immune system is triggered when it recognizes a foreign element, such as a microbe or a virus. Our body uses inflammation to heal itself and defend against invaders—this process is...