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Online Nutrition Searches Follow Food Trends

By Patricia Ryan, MS | March 30, 2020 |

It’s rewarding to see that some people are searching reliable sources of nutrition information rather than blindly following the fads and opinions littering the online world. The American Society for Nutrition, which publishes four peer-reviewed journals, released a list of ASN articles that received significant press coverage and sharing on social media (some had well over 1,000 tweets).


Is Soy Good for You?

By No Author | March 30, 2020 |

The growing popularity of soy products in U.S. and European diets has raised considerable controversy. While the soy-rich diets of Asia generate documented health benefits, questions persist about the safety of soy in some products.

Chili peppers and heart health

Chili Peppers for Heart Health?

By Patricia Ryan, MS | March 30, 2020 |

People who are fond of adding hot chili peppers to their stews and sauces may be adding to their heart health. Among 22,811 women and men living in southern Italy, 24.3% regularly ate chili peppers four or more times a week. These peppers are part of the Mediterranean diet.

Greens and beans

The Editor Cooks: Greens & Beans

By Sandy Todd Webster | March 24, 2020 |

Need a quick-and-easy recipe to add to your COVID-19 shelter-at-home cooking repertoire? Try this take on greens and beans. You likely have everything you need in your pantry and may only need to source a dark leafy green for the fresh part.

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IDEA Fitness Journal

IDEA Fitness Journal

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December 2019