Enjoying a variety of your favorite nuts and seeds is a great way to benefit from heart-healthy unsaturated fats, including omega-3 fatty acids. Nuts and seeds are also high in plant-based protein, fiber, folate, magnesium, antioxidants like vitamin E and selenium, and phytochemicals. However, both nuts and seeds can be very high in calories, so […]
Intermittent fasting is a diet trend that has garnered a great deal of popular attention over the past few years. Followers of intermittent fasting incorporate fasting methods traditionally reserved for religious, medical, or sociopolitical purposes into their daily diet patterns by alternating intervals of extreme calorie reduction with intervals of […]
What is the MIND Diet?
The MIND diet is a dietary pattern associated with improved cognition, memory, and brain health. Some studies have shown that it may reduce the risk for cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. Nutrients such as B-vitamins, phytochemicals with antioxidant properties, and omega-3 fatty acids are all vital for brain health, and […]