Living with HIV can present many challenges, including the need to pay closer attention to the health of the immune system. Good nutrition is important for HIV patients.
“90-95 percent of the body’s serotonin is produced within the gut,” which influences mood. This suggests diet and mood are closer linked than you may have thought.
At Food Equality Initiative, food is medicine. We fight for nutrition security and health equity for all.
It is important to include brain healthy foods in our diet to make sure we have all the beneficial nutrients we need to think our smartest.
While reading the nutrition information is important before purchasing and consuming a food or beverage, the nutrition facts label can be difficult to navigate.
Sometimes hunger cues happen more often than they should or continue to occur after a meal. So let’s talk about how to feel full with less food and more nutrients.
Leptin and ghrelin are the two major hunger hormones responsible for controlling appetite, feelings of hunger/fullness, and maintaining weight.
If you are experiencing prediabetes, healthy lifestyle changes like healthy eating and exercise can often reverse it and prevent further onset of type 2 diabetes.
Spices and herbs are most known to enhance and add flavor to our favorite foods and meals. But, did you know, they can also have significant health benefits?
Although there is no cure for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, an adjusted diet or direction from your doctor can ease pain and help to relieve some side effects.