So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
A recent study conducted by the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine reported that laughter not only enhances your mood, but it may also protect your heart. During the study, 20 healthy participants were shown 2 movies: a funny comedy and a war... Read more
Physical activity is associated with many health benefits and is an important part of any healthy lifestyle. For individuals with type 1 diabetes, exercise provides additional benefits—and its own set of risks. In this article, we'll explor... Read more
Vitamin E works as an antioxidant, preventing a chemical reaction called oxidation, which can sometimes result in harmful effects on the body. Knowing that vitamin E is an important nutrient, many people take large, mega-doses of it because they beli... Read more
Environmental allergies are one of the most common and frustrating issues I see pet owners dealing with today. Recent studies estimate that skin- or allergy-related issues account for up to 40 percent of all veterinary visits. Not only are allergies... Read more
So I got tired of getting confused over all the conflicting information out there, and so I decided to go to a nutritionist to see what I really should be eating.
It was an eye opener in a couple of ways. Firstly, she didn't tell me anything I d... Read more
I have been a member for 2 years and have had some ups and downs, but with the new year, like most people, I have decided to rededicate myself to getting to my fitness and health goals.
For the entire month of January I tracked everything I ate... Read more
This fits in with my schedule because I workout after work...but when I have trouble with evening snacking I shower. It gets me out of the kitchen, breaks a snacking pattern, and seeing all those parts of myself I'm trying to shrink is a good dose o... Read more
When we heard that the pomegranate juice purveyor POM was selling coffee, we were intrigued and slightly perplexed. Pomegranate isn't a fruit flavor that we thought would mix well with coffee. What would it taste like? Why mix coffee and pomegranates... Read more
Within the past month, the FDA has approved two new prescription weight-loss drugs. While neither drug is being touted as a “magic pill” that will make weight loss a quick and easy process, they are still marketed as an aid to help... Read more
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