To most people across the globe, salt tastes delicious. It’s the reason most people crave foods like potato chips, peanuts and pretzels. There’s also a sizeable dose of salt in most processed foods, such as soups, frozen entrees and store-bought sauces. Salt even turns up in foods you wouldn’t expect, such as Corn Flakes and cookies. [Read more…]
It’s the time of year when I start to feeling a little stir crazy. This week, the wind chill in my hometown on Ithaca, NY has kept me and the rest of my family indoors for the most part. I notice a difference in my mood and energy levels when I can’t get outside. [Read more…]
The report is significant because it determines the foods served in school lunches and sets priorities for the food assistance programs. The guidelines also impact labeling, advertising and the advice given by medical professionals.
For centuries, humans have been searching for a fountain of youth to reverse the effects of aging. While no one has ever found one, scientists are getting closer to understanding why some people age with fewer ailments than others, and what that means for anti-aging therapies. [Read more…]
Happy New Year, and welcome back to EBL in 2016!
Does your New Year’s resolution involve a pledge to exercise more? Mine does. And one of my goals to avoid getting injured as I ramp up my workouts. So I was happy to come across this systematic review on stretching. [Read more…]