Tag: health

Best beach foods and snacks

(CNN)A day at the beach is a summer ritual that will hopefully bring lots of sunshine, sandcastles and crashing waves at your feet. Staying nourished and hydrated is key at the beach, as lots of sun and swim can drain…

The humble mushroom is the newest superfood

Mushrooms are often considered only for their culinary use because they are packed with flavor-enhancers and have gourmet appeal. That is probably why they are the second most popular pizza topping, next to pepperoni. Mushrooms have been used as food…

Critics jump on ultrasound and autism connection

(CNN)Ultrasound exams during pregnancy are common. And researchers have now looked at whether a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder is more likely among children exposed to this technology in the womb. However, the researchers did find a statistical association between…

Got alt-milk? How plant-based alternatives compare

(CNN)In the nutritional world, the benefits of cow’s milk are well-known: It’s a good source of several important nutrients, including protein, calcium and vitamin D, and an important staple for children. Non-dairy milks, including soy, almond, rice and coconut milk,…