What Is Jicama?

Sometimes called a Mexican potato, Mexican turnip or yam bean, jicama is a high-fiber vegetable with a lot of nutritional benefits.

fresh sliced whole jicama

Why Beans Make You Burst With Gas

While beans and legumes may be the “musical fruit,” that tune isn’t always melodic, and feeling bloated and gassy isn’t always fun. But you don’t have to avoid these healthy veggies — an integrative medicine physician shares tips for reducing flatulence.

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What You Should Know About Sugar Alcohols

Sugar alcohols are a sugar substitute that have long been thought to be a safe part of a balanced diet. But new research shows that might not be the case. Here’s what you need to know to reap the benefits and avoid the drawbacks.

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17 Foods That Are High in Vitamin C

Move over, oranges! A dietitian shares some other great sources of vitamin C, which is an essential nutrient that contributes to your overall health — plus tasty tips for incorporating them into your diet.

Closeup of vitamin C rich red peppers in a silver bowl.
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5 Ways Vitamin C Keeps You Healthy

Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that defends your body from cell damage and supports your health in a variety of other ways. A dietitian explains what vitamin C does for your body and why it’s so important to get enough of it.

Citrus, broccoli, spinach, red onion, cucumber, yams and other foods with vitamin C

6 Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Though they may be low-key when it comes to flavor, cucumbers are high on health benefits. Learn how they can hydrate you, help fight cancer and aid in controlling blood sugar.

Person chopping a cucumber on cutting board.