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The Real Problem With Fast Food

The Real Problem With Fast Food

In addition to consuming oversize portions that quickly exceed a prudent calorie intake, eating too much fast food appears to dramatically raise the risk of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease...

Ginger for Aches, Pains, Arthritis and More

Ginger for Aches, Pains, Arthritis and More

If minor aches and pains are an issue for you, try ginger, a natural anti-inflammatory agent that is useful for relieving symptoms associated with arthritis, bursitis, motion sickness, nausea and ..

Keep Your Family Vacation From Being Stressful!

Keep Your Family Vacation From Being Stressful!

Summer is near, so you know what that means! Vacation time with the family (smile). Whether you plan on taking an international flight or a road trip somewhere, dealing with different ages and persona..

Almond Butter & Banana Protein Smoothie!

Almond Butter & Banana Protein Smoothie!

Almond butter adds nutty flavor plus 7 grams of protein to this healthy, protein-rich banana smoothie. INGREDIENTS 1 frozen banana 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 2 tablespoons almond butter 2 ta..

Less Exercise Better for Weight Loss?

Less Exercise Better for Weight Loss?

A new study from Denmark suggests that running, biking or rowing for 30 minutes daily when you’re trying to lose weight helps pare off pounds better than an hour-long workout.  Researchers from ..

Butter Lowers Heart Attack Risk Compared to Margarine

Butter Lowers Heart Attack Risk Compared to Margarine

Mainstream nutrition guidelines tend to backfire and have the opposite effect of what they were intended to do. A prime example of that is the recommendation to replace butter with margarine… which..

Probiotics for IBS?

Probiotics for IBS?

If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome, probiotics may turn out to be your best friend.  A study in mice at the University of Michigan has found that probiotics can reverse the effect of st..

Alarming News About Antibiotics

Alarming News About Antibiotics

Small wonder that antibiotics are becoming less potent: a new government survey has estimated that 50 percent of all prescriptions for oral antibiotics were unnecessary and that in 2010, the year stud..

Use Soap, Not Handwash!

Use Soap, Not Handwash!

They have become common in our homes, but scientists have warned that expensive antibacterial washes are no better at cleaning hands than ordinary soap and they may even encourage superbugs. Americ..

AVOCADOS MAY SIGNAL A HEALTHY DIET

AVOCADOS MAY SIGNAL A HEALTHY DIET

If avocados are a regular part of your diet, you may be in good company, nutritionally speaking. A new analysis of data gathered from a national nutrition survey suggests that eating avocados is linke..

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