The New Health Foods and Drinks to Try

Get the dish on the latest drinks and snacks coming to a health food store near you.

The New Health Foods and Drinks to Try

Core expert Max Lugavere paid a visit to the Natural Products Expo West 2017, the largest trade show for natural foods, to uncover what’s trending in the health food world this year. See which superfoods made our grocery list and the surprising ingredients you didn’t know you needed to try.

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Collagen Protein

One of the most common proteins found in the body, collagen is essential for bone and skin health. It plays a vital role in maintaining a strong musculoskeletal system. Many people get enough collagen from their diet, especially from meat, but for individuals who need a boost, collagen protein powder is available as a dietary supplement. Due to its mild flavor, collagen protein works well in recipes for baked goods, smoothies, and soups.

Watch: How to Determine Your Personal Protein Number

Want to help lower your risk of getting cancer? The answer could be in the food you eat! Dr. John Whyte, chief medical officer at WebMD and the author of "Take Control of Your Cancer Risk," says there are three kinds of foods that could really help prevent cancer: garlic, fish and grapes. And what three kinds of foods should you avoid? Red and processed meats, refined grains, and alcoholic and sugary drinks. Watch the videos below to learn more about how food could be connected to your cancer risk.