“Liquid Calories- Do Smoothies Lead to Weight Gain?” A famous study in 2000 compared the impact of soda versus jellybeans. They had people add 28 extra spoonfuls of sugar to their daily diet in the form of jellybeans or soda pop. Then they measured how many calories they ate over the rest of the day
“Is the Fiber Theory Wrong?” Fiber-containing foods may not only help prevent heart disease, but help treat it as well. Heart patients who increase their intake of fiber after their first heart attack reduce their risk of a second and live longer than those who don’t. But what if we really don’t want to have
“Cooked Beans or Sprouted Beans?” Beans, chickpeas, split peas, and lentils are packed with nutrients, and play a role in the prevention of chronic disease, but most can’t be eaten raw. Boiling is the most common cooking method, which is what’s used to make canned beans, but sprouting is becoming more popular. Which is healthier?