In the chemotherapy patient’s personal war against cancer, every ounce of control they can wrestle away from the disease is a victory that can contribute to brighter outcomes—especially when it means they can eat foods they enjoy again.
We often stress the importance of seeking out the healthiest versions of wrongfully stigmatized nutrients (i.e., fat and carbs) instead of avoiding them, a concept that the Mediterranean diet embodies perfectly.
It’s hard to preach the perils of being underweight as the phrase “obesity epidemic” ages into its fourth decade, but still, weighing too little can pose serious health risks in both short-term and long-term scenarios.
There’s something disarming about seeing the word “corn,” “safflower,” or “vegetable” sandwiched between fifteen-letter-long preservatives on food labels, which is one reason why unhealthy vegetable oils have evaded serious criticism for so long.
Perhaps “screen junky” isn’t a label befitting someone who is required to stare at screens all day for work, but whether you’re working, binging a show, gaming, or all of the above, you may notice some eye health issues start to develop as a result of heavy screen use.
Unfortunately, most lye-cured olives have been sapped of a sizable portion of their nutrients by the time they get anywhere near your table, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still reap the health benefits of this ancient fruit.