The Power of the Plant

These plant-based foods are powerhouses of nutrition—and flavor.

The Power of the Plant

You can give your diet a healthy boost by eating plant-based foods, but that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with just leafy greens. These common plant-based foods are readily available at your supermarket—and they’re just what your body needs.

Provided by Dr. Oz The Good Life Magazine


Quinoa

This super-nutritious seed packs serious nutrients: It’s a complete protein that’s high in iron, fiber, magnesium and zinc. Plus, it’s gluten free.

Try It: Use this nutty “grain” as a side instead of rice, in a grain and vegetable salad or even in place of your morning oatmeal.

Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.