Entries by NutriFusion

Five Health Benefits of Going Vegan

Earlier this month marked World Vegan Day on November 1st. It was started back in 1994 by the Vegan Society to champion the global plant-based eating movement. Health Magazine interviewed Alicia Romano, a registered dietitian at Tufts Medical, to find out more about the benefits and drawbacks of a vegan diet. 1. Vegan Diets Influence You […]

A Healthy Halloween is Possible!

Halloween is upon us, and it’s too easy to fall into the sugar craze with all the candy. It probably seems impossible to convince yourself and your kids to stay healthy during this time of the year. Well, the American Heart Association has put together a few tips and tricks for how to have a […]

Beef: The Most Environmentally Harmful Animal Product in the American Diet

Researchers from Bard College and Yale University recently published findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the sustainability of animal products in our diet. The paper examined eggs, dairy, poultry, beef, and pork to determine which has the most significant environmental impact. In the past, similar studies have concluded that beef […]

Malnutrition: A Widespread Epidemic Amongst Older Americans

Malnutrition is defined as the lack of proper nutrition due to not getting enough calories and nutrients from food. It can affect anyone—both young and old, alike. In the United States, malnutrition among older Americans is a hidden epidemic because unknown to most, one out of two adults suffer from malnutrition.   Reasons for Elderly […]

The Dark Side of Antioxidants

Antioxidants are very popular these days as they are known to slow aging, prevent cancer, and cure and prevent a multitude of health problems. However, before you drink your usual concoction of antioxidants, a study has been published that supports the idea that intake of antioxidants can help in the proliferation of cancer cells. Researchers […]

GMO Crops Have No Negative Effects on Human Health

There has been a lifelong belief that consumption of genetically-modified organisms (GMO) is dangerous to your health. However, a new report from the National Academies of Science released that, use of GMO crops is safe for both humans and animals as it has not led to an increased occurrence of obesity, cancer, kidney disease, or […]