December 16, 2018

Healthy eating




  • Chew Gum For Health?

    Chew Gum For Health?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Most people chew gum for pleasure or out of habit; others to freshen breath or stop a food or cigarette craving. But does gum provide any real health benefits? Surprisingly, there have been a lot of studies on gum over the years.

  • Imitation Crabmeat Issues
    Wellness Tip

    Imitation Crabmeat Issues

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Imitation crabmeat—made primarily from processed fish—is rich in protein and a popular substitute for the real thing. But it may be lacking one essential (and healthy) ingredient.

  • Heart-Check Mark & Sodium
    Wellness Tip

    Heart-Check Mark & Sodium

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Don’t assume that foods that have the red heart-check mark from the American Heart Association (AHA) are low in sodium. The check-mark indicates that a food meets certain criteria for fat, cholesterol, and other nutrients important for heart health.