• Don't Be Afraid of Fruit?>

    Don't Be Afraid of Fruit

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Eat more fruits and vegetables—who could argue with that simple advice? Well, amazingly enough, the fruit part of the equation is being questioned, mostly by advocates of low-carb diets. But there's no need to fear fruit.

  • Dried Fruit Pros and Cons?>
    Wellness Tip

    Dried Fruit Pros and Cons

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Dried fruits are concentrated sources of minerals such as iron, copper and potassium, as well as beta carotene, and fiber, but also sugar and thus calories.

  • Avoiding Added Sugar?>

    Avoiding Added Sugar

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Excessive sugar intake is usually a marker for a diet heavy in processed foods and high in calories, saturated fat, and sodium. But research now indicates that it boosts risk independently of overall diet.