An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
We eat in our cars, at our desks, on the go, in front of the TV. We eat drive-thru, take-out, delivered, packaged and prepared meals. Why? Because it fits our not-enough-time-in-the-day lifestyles. Our food matches our lives.
Well, I'm certa... Read more
When they say curiosity can kill the cat, they mean it. One bite of the wrong food, and your cat's nine lives could be up! Unlike dogs, who can eat almost anything (and usually will), cats are carnivorous by nature with finicky digestive systems.... Read more
From the beginning of October to the end of December, we encounter a host of holiday eating occasions from Halloween to Thanksgiving to Hanukkah to Christmas to New Year's Eve. Whew, that's a lot of food! Besides being a risky time for anyone... Read more
Ever notice how the grocery shopping experience seems specifically designed to entice us to buy more? With all of the family-size packaging, buy-one-get-one sales and better deals for bigger quantities, food shopping can be particularly challenging f... Read more
I started on SP a couple years ago, did well for a bit, then got sidetracked and back into my old habits. About 3 weeks ago I decided to give healthy eating and portion control another try. I didn't really want to track my food, because... Read more
About a week or so ago, I saw on the Insider Tab on the Start Page, an article about a new way to track one's meals. It had several pull down menu bars for each meal...a sort of a meal planner in a sense. For example, for Breakfast I think it showed... Read more
Thank goodness, I like lots of healthy foods. But for the most part, I don't think of healthy foods as tasting so luscious, it makes my mouth water or gives me the shivers.
But I have a few! I'm hoping that you will share yours also! I know t... Read more
Last year I lost 25 lbs. I have gained some of it back by just being lazy. Food, the evil necessity! I am hoping that I can find good support because I really need it. Not sure where this question should be posted so I'm going to ask it here, maybe s... Read more
Two years ago I lost my mother-in-law to liver cancer. From diagnosis to her passing we had less than 8 weeks to prepare for her death. It has been a very trying two years as my husband and I have spent countless hours teaching my father-in-law to ca... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking healthy headlines of the week. This Is Your Brain on CoffeeSeveral recent studies have linked moderate coffee consumption to various health benefits--including lowered risks of developing some... Read more
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