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
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
Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight?
A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev... Read more
One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a... Read more
I found an old friend today that I haven't seen for 5 years. I have tried to find her many times without success. The last 3 mo. I focused on finding her. She has been hiding under layers that had to be shed. Made it to 160s! 23# down, 14# more!... Read more
Thanks for the great support!! Finally saw the scale move down this morning...back to my starting weight only, but I will take it! Maybe the exercise is paying off and my body is starting to burn some fat? It took 4 weeks, but finally...progress!!... 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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