Including protein in the first meal of the day, typically breakfast, is important for several reasons:
Replacing wheat or white bread with sourdough can offer some potential health benefits due to the differences in the fermentation process and the composition of the final product. Here are a few reasons why sourdough may be considered a better choice for some people:
Including raw greens in your daily diet can offer a range of health benefits due to their rich nutrient content. Here are some of the key nutritional components and potential benefits associated with consuming raw greens:
Blueberries provide a brain boost, lower blood pressure, and contribute to better cardiovascular health.
The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial found that blueberry eaters exhibited improved executive function, strengthened short-term memory, and had faster reaction times.
Study participants who had a daily drink made out of 26 grams (g) of freeze-dried wild blueberry powder for 12 weeks saw a 3.59 millimeters of mercury (mmHG) reduction in systolic blood pressure, and improved blood vessel function compared to individuals consuming a placebo powder.
Caffeine is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about coffee. But coffee also contains antioxidants and other active substances that may reduce internal inflammation and protect against disease, say nutrition experts from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.