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Your Thanksgiving Dinner Can Pack a Healthy Punch with This Tiny Fruit

No Thanksgiving dinner would be complete without cranberry sauce — not even the first one. Native to North America, these tart red cousins of the blueberry were part of the original Thanksgiving feast.

Squash Pain with This Delicious Fall Wonder

“Why do you build me up, butternut baby, when I feel run-down ...” Maybe that’s not exactly how the song goes, but butternut squash can help build up your health because it’s chock full of powerful nutrients.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with These Savvy Secrets

It’s serious business. Too much sugar seems to wreak havoc in your body, raising your triglycerides and lowering your “good” HDL cholesterol. So what’s a sweet tooth to do? Never fear. Indulging doesn’t have to mean harming your health.

Delicious but Dangerous: Foods You Should Avoid

Fast food: a fast track to dementia

Before you go through the drive-thru, discover what just one week of fast food can do to your brain!

 

5 Awesome Ways to Eat Avocados — and Cut Your Cholesterol

It’s amazing what you can do with an avocado. And what an avocado can do for you.
This buttery-tasting fruit slashed the bad cholesterol in obese and overweight individuals, found a small study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Doctors placed all participants on three healthy diets to lower cholesterol. While all three diets reduced cholesterol, the participants who ate a Haas avocado daily reaped the biggest benefits. And if you lower your cholesterol, you cut your risk of having a stroke.