Salmon is quite simply one of the healthiest foods you can eat. It's great for light but substantial meals, especially if you're trying to reduce your … [Read more...] about Salmon: Health Benefits and How-To
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Niacin, also known as vitamin B3, is one of 8 B vitamins. All of the B vitamins are water-soluble, meaning that the body does not store them but … [Read more...] about Nutrition 101: Niacin
The trans fat controversy has scared a lot of people away from using margarine (aka buttery spread). However, many margarine products no longer use … [Read more...] about Nutrition Faceoff: Margarine
In the battle of the bulge, fat has historically been perceived as the enemy. As we learn that not all types of fats are created equal, the culprit … [Read more...] about Is Sugar Worse Than Fat?