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Can You Catch COVID-19 From Raw Food-Heres What to Know About Food Safety

Can You Catch COVID-19 From Raw Food? Here’s What to Know About Food Safety

From the stock clerk in the grocery store to the delivery person transporting your takeout, your food meets a multitude of hands before it tops your plate. If one of those handlers is harboring the novel coronavirus, can the food become contaminated — and then infect you? Read on… Dr. Jennifer Logan, MD, MPH is …

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Do You Get Enough Iron?

1/11 Why You Need Iron Iron is a mineral that your body uses to make two proteins: hemoglobin and myoglobin. Hemoglobin helps your red blood cells move oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. Myoglobin brings oxygen to your muscles. Iron is also important in making hormones, as well as tendons, ligaments, …

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A, B, C, D, E, and Omega-3: What’s Missing From Your Diet?

Are You Getting What You Need? Tired, dry skin, or fighting a cold again? If you feel like something is a little off, you may lack some key vitamins or minerals. They help your cells and organs work the way they should and boost your immune system, among other things. Usually, the best way to …

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Get the Protein You Need

1/11 The Power of Protein Calories aren’t the only thing you need to watch as you get older. Protein is important because it helps keep your muscles strong. You need muscles for strength and balance, as well as for everything from walking up stairs to carrying groceries. 2/11 How Much Protein Do You Need? Women …

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What’s Missing From Your Diet?

A, B, C, D, E, and Omega-3: What’s Missing From Your Diet? If you feel like something is a little off, but you’re not sure exactly what, you may not be getting enough of some key vitamins or minerals. Depending on what’s going on, there might be a food (or supplement) for that. 1/15 Are …

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High-Protein Diet: Benefits and Risks

Combine speedy weight loss with the satisfaction of feeling full, and it’s easy to understand why high-protein diets are popular. But, WebMD asks, is there a downside? 1/16 Too Good to Be True? Lose weight while eating steak, burgers, cheese, and bacon? High-protein, low-carb plans like Atkins and the Zone can work. But you should …

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10 Foods That Are Good for Your Eyes

  1/11 Raw Red Peppers Bell peppers give you the most vitamin C per calorie. That’s good for the blood vessels in your eyes, and science suggests it could lower your risk of getting cataracts. It’s found in many vegetables and fruits, including bok choy, cauliflower, papayas, and strawberries. Heat will break down vitamin C, …

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