Dashing through the halls of the office trying to tie up loose ends, rushing home only to be greeted with an array of household chores, dealing with the car that decided it just had to act up right now, and decking the home withContinue reading...
How much do you really know about what’s in your food? As an editor for EatingWell Magazine, I know quite a bit, which at times can be unsettling. What do I mean? Well, for example, when I first starting reading about bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used to make certain plastics, including some used to store food and drinks, I was a little freaked. Science suggests that BPA may disrupt hormones and possibly lead to reproductive problems.Continue reading...
The latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a 4% drop in food expenditures by consumers in 2010. So how?d your wallet fare food-wise this year?Continue reading...
The way scientific studies and health gurus alike have touted the perks of tea over the past few years, you'd think the stuff was some kind of all-powerful magical elixir. Improving heart health, reducing cancer risk, warding off dementia and diabetes—there's barely a health benefit that hasn't been credited to tea. It's true that the brew has disease-fighting antioxidants, and, as far as anyone can tell, should be great for us. "The science is certainly promising," says David L. Katz, MD, director of Yale University's Prevention Research CenterContinue reading...
Eating food raw is not just for raw foodists. Not only is it convenient for on the go snacks, raw fruits and vegetables can also improve your health.Continue reading...
Mary Hartley, RD explains probiotics, a type of bacteria that is touted for its health benefits.Continue reading...
Maximal initial weight loss is generally achieved within six months. But what happens after the weight loss courtship is over and the reward of losing pounds is gone? The answer is maintenance.Continue reading...
Breakfast is hands-down my favorite meal of the day. Mostly I keep it simple—toast and peanut butter, fruit and yogurt. But when I have more time or when I go out to eat, I’m faced with an important choice: pancakes or eggs?Continue reading...
Cobra6707’s conversation with his doctor about his high blood pressure and a history of Diabetes in his family prompted him to change his lifestyle. By revamping his eating habits, he has lost 67lbs, quit smoking and is nearing his target weightContinue reading...
With Christmas right around the corner, the race to finish your Holiday shopping has officially begun. You might find it hard to make it to the gym but you can turn a few hours at the mall into a calorie burning sweat session.Continue reading...
False alarm. There's no designated day to take your lunch to work, but you can make a grown up sack lunch everyday with these time-saving strategies.Continue reading...
You’re not a teenager anymore, but that doesn’t mean you can’t rev up that metabolism and drop pounds. Many readers are struggling with the same issues, and I frequently get asked similar versions of the same questions.Continue reading...
The red stoneware bowl immediately drew my eye as the host placed it in the center of the party table. Steam rose from theContinue reading...
Multiple sources list the definition for support as bearing the weight of something. New research suggests support is indeed the key to getting off the pounds.Continue reading...
I just returned from a fabulous, but jam-packed, four-day conference in San Diego and when I walked into the office this morning my exhaustion and jetlag showed. There’s only so much coffee could do.
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