Articles by Carlene Thomas RD, LD

7 Best Detox Foods to Eat This Summer — No Juicing or Deprivation Required

These 7 foods have detoxifying properties everyone should take advantage of.

Fighting Fatigue? New Study Says Reach for This Supplement

We all wish we could get a boost of energy to fight fatigue throughout the day. Now, a new study shows that taking one supplement can offer up just that. 

Is Turmeric More Effective Than These 5 Medications?

Turmeric is having a health food revival, and it may be for good reason! As one of the most studied spices, according to the National Institutes of Health, researchers have looked at turmeric as a natural alternative to treat a variety of common ailments.

Vitamin B3 Found to Cut Skin Cancer Risk by Nearly 25%

With summer around the corner and the sun blazing, we’re seeing more and more warnings about protecting your health from excessive sun exposure.

Can This Supplement Help Reduce Heart Inflammation?

Are you one of the millions of Americans who worries about heart health? You’ve likely read about the important lifestyle changes like avoiding unhealthy fats and refined sugars, but a new study shows you may be able to reduce your risk even more with the help of a certain antioxidant.

Can This Fatty Acid Make You Happier and Smarter?

It's been well established that omega-3 fatty acids are great for health in general. And as countless studies have demonstrated, they're especially beneficial for the health of your brain.

The Top 3 Ways to Know Your Liver Needs Help

It’s time to love your liver. Whether you knew it or not your liver is a major tool in detoxing your body every day.

6 Common “Kitchen Scraps” That Allow You to Regrow Vegetables

Wouldn't it be nice if once you bought something, you had a replacement delivered to your home as soon as you finished? That’s basically what happens with these vegetables and herbs! We've got the scoop on grocery items you can regrow from scraps to save some green. 

Can This “Superfood” Really Trick Fat Cells?

A new study published in The Journal of Nutrition shows evidence that spirulina, a type of algae, possesses not only cell killing properties that may help us on our search for the cure for cancer, but also the ability to regulate the creation of fat cells.

Low Vitamin D May Be Responsible for Your Joint Pain

Are you vitamin D deficient? If you’re like most Americans, you probably are! After headlines brought attention to high levels of vitamin D deficiency throughout the United States, many studies have looked into the correlations and connections between vitamin D and chronic disease.