Aquafaba: The trendiest health food you’re not eating

Aquafaba: The trendiest health food you’re not eating

What Is Aquafaba? Aquafaba is chickpea water — the water you find in the cans or boxes of chickpeas. This water that’s been soaking in chickpea goodness is a recently discovered egg white replacement. How Does It Work? When whipped, aquafaba has the consistency and texture of whipped egg whites. Goose Wholt, a software engineer from Indiana, discovered this frothy …

Daily Dose: Vitamin C

Daily Dose: Vitamin C

Vitamin C plays a key role in several body systems, but was historically best known for causing scurvy. Fortunately, those days are long gone, but getting vitamin C in your diet is still important and very easy as long as you get plenty of variety. Why does my body need vitamin C? Vitamin C is used by a number of …

Top 5 health issues you’re not thinking about

Top 5 health issues you’re not thinking about

Over time, health issues can start to pile up. If you don’t keep tabs on your health, it can be easy to fall behind and wind up in an unhealthy or even dangerous situation. Find out which health issues you might have been neglecting. Blood Pressure We tend to think of high blood pressure and heart disease as a man’s …

[VIDEO] Preventing peanut allergies

[VIDEO] Preventing peanut allergies

A panel of government experts says you can take steps to prevent childhood peanut allergies by exposing your child to peanuts as early as infancy. Check out this short video from Dr. Oz as he explains how to do this safely. Produced by Mehmet Oz, M.D. This content originally appeared on DoctorOz.com. For more health information, visit DoctorOz.com and watch …

[VIDEO] Can you really get by on less sleep?

[VIDEO] Can you really get by on less sleep?

Do some people just need less sleep each night? A new study says no. Check out this short video from Dr. Oz as he explains that short sleepers may be underestimating their daytime sleepiness. Produced by Mehmet Oz, M.D. This content originally appeared on DoctorOz.com. For more health information, visit DoctorOz.com and watch The Dr. Oz Show weekdays.  

Daily Dose: Magnesium

Daily Dose: Magnesium

Magnesium is a trace metal needed in the diet that plays an essential role in energy use in the cell and in copying the cell’s genetic material. Why does my body need magnesium? The body’s cells use a molecule called ATP to fuel most of the processes that take place. That ATP can only act if it’s accompanied by magnesium, …