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Monday, June 25, 2018

Five Ways To Improve Your Health And Finances

Taking steps to improve your health can also improve your finances. In fact, the savings can be substantial and long term.

September 4, 2015

This Week In Health: Close The Fridge And Go Outside

“This Week In Health” offers some highlights from the world of health news and wellness tips that you may have missed this week.

August 12, 2015

3 Diet Trends Explained

As American waistlines continue to expand, so does the number of diet plans promising to shrink them.

July 29, 2015
Health, Food, Tips, Snacks, Eating, Diet

Six Simple Ways To Never Overeat Again

Six easy ways to manage your eating habits.

May 14, 2015
Health, Meat, Diet, Agribusiness, GOP, USDA, EPA, Tim Huelskamp, Politics

Conservatives Find Political Red Meat In USDA Diet Guidelines

GOP defends big agribusiness and makes beef out of the new Dietary GuidelinesAdvisory Committee’s recommendation on eating less meat.

April 9, 2015

Six Great Spring Fruits And Veggies To Help You Feel Energized

Get ready for warm weather with these healthy treats.

April 1, 2015

These Cooking Habits Could Be Sabotaging Your Diet

Here are six ways that cooking at home may be backfiring on you.

March 25, 2015
Keep olive oil to a tablespoon a day. (Anne Cusack/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Don’t Put Too Much Of A Good Thing Into That Healthy Diet

Even healthy food should be enjoyed in moderation.

March 25, 2015

Tea: A Cup Of Good Health?

How good is tea for you, and why? Get the answers here.

March 18, 2015
Sports, Dogers, Paco Rodriguez, Baseball, Health, Cuban Food, Diet, Playoffs

Playoff Snubs Ate At Dodgers’ Paco Rodriguez, So Now He Eats Better

After a change in attitude, laying off his grandma’s Cuban cooking may be the final step for Paco Rodriguez to earn a spot on the Dodgers’ roster.

March 18, 2015
Chef Petey Jimenez, right, sprinkles some flax seeds on a salmon dish that he prepared while dietician Ximena Jimenez and Dr. Dean Heller look on. (Hector Gabino/El Nuevo Herald/TNS)

Heart-Healthy Food In Ten Easy Steps

Here are ten simple ways to improve your diet.

March 11, 2015
Nutrition labels can be misleading (Benjamin Lee/Flickr)

The Eight Most Important Things To Look For On Nutrition Labels

Here’s what you need to know about the stats on the back of packaged food.

March 11, 2015

The Comeback Chick: Can You Spot A Nutrient-Dense Egg Yolk?

Eggs contain nutrients that lower heart disease risk — but not all yolks are created equal.

February 25, 2015

Will The New Dietary Guidelines Change Absolutely Everything?

Find out what’s changed — and what hasn’t — about the guidelines for healthy eating.

February 25, 2015

Nine Nutrients That Boost Brain Help

New research shows that nutrition has just as vital a role to play in mental health as it does in physical health.

February 18, 2015

Walk More, Use Sunscreen, And 3 Other Easy Ways To Improve Your Health Now

Here are five ways to improve your health starting today that might even save you money in the long run.

February 11, 2015

The Health Perks Of Caffeine

Good news for coffee lovers: New research has revealed some hidden benefits of caffeine.

February 11, 2015

Fitness Tip Of The Month: Nurture Yourself

One quick tip for a healthy, happy February.

February 11, 2015

Strive For A Nutrient-Dense Diet

By Matthew Kadey, M.Sc., R.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter When you turn over a packaged product in the grocery store to read the nutritional breakdown, it’s tempting to look at the calories first. We’ve been bombarded for years with messages that calories count most when it comes to the battle of the bulge. Yet, nutrition experts […]

January 28, 2015

Rejuvenation Planning: Healthier Body Starts With The Brain

The path to a healthy body starts with a healthy mind.

January 21, 2015

Charity Declares New York Vegan Capital Of 2014

New York can now add vegan capital of the world to its resume.

September 17, 2014

Experts Say All Popular Diets Are Essentially The Same

Just do a cursory online search for diets and you’ll be inundated with results – 59,500,000 results (0.39 seconds) to be exact. How do you choose the right one, the best one, the most effective one?  Is it the old calories in vs. calories expended? That seems to be the case, according to a new study […]

September 9, 2014

Body Mass Index: What Is It And Is It Useful?

Anybody who tracks their own weight and level of fitness is familiar with BMI (Body Mass Index). It’s a number determined by dividing one’s weight in pounds by one’s height in inches squared, and multiplying the result by 703, and it’s designed to indicate whether or not people are underweight, overweight, obese, or just right. […]

August 28, 2014

Breakfast Reconsidered

We’ve heard it all our lives – breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But as pervasive as that axiom is, there really is no scientific evidence to support it.  Now the New York Times reports that scientists at a number of universities around the world, who have been studying the morning meal […]

August 27, 2014

Lo-Cal No No?

AlterNet tells us that choosing the low-fat or low-calorie options on a restaurant menu may actually backfire and cause us to pick unhealthy options.  The study by the Journal of Consumer Research showed that “on average, when low-calorie dishes were separated, participants chose dishes that contained 11 percent more calories. When calorie information was posted […]

August 19, 2014