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
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p... Read more
In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
All of us are striving to cook in a way that's healthy and simple. Unfortunately, healthy and simple can sometimes add up to bland: A plain piece of broiled fish or baked chicken isn’t particularly exciting, right?
The remedy for the h... Read more
Taking too much time each day: I started this program of diet & exercise to get healthier and more energy; and it working. However, the 1 1/2 hour at gym or pool, the hour to walk the dog 2 miles, 1/2 mile walking fir coffee; I am out of time.... Read more
Had a fantastic weekend. Took my first bike ride. My bike was out of comission my husband fixed it. Went 3 miles round trip going to try to go further today. Hope everyone's weekendcwas terrific !!!... Read more
Hiked uphill strenuously 2.7 mi, taking 3.5 hr, 1 hr downhill, burned over 3,000 calories. I ate over 2,000 calories, and my range of calories needed is based on exercise. How am I suppose to eat 1,000 more? Or is it ok not to?... Read more
(1) Daily challenges~it only takes one step at a time to get to where we're going...
(2) Spiritual, Emotional, Mental, and Physical challenges~it takes a holistic approach to achieve our goals...... Read more
In 2008, over-the-counter fish oil supplement sales in the United States nearly topped $740 million. Add to that the additional $1.8 billion spent on other omega-3 fortified foods like margarine and peanut butter and you can see that omega-3 is big b... Read more
By Regina Ragone, R.D., Family Circle Magazine Food Director Most women do the happy dance when their other half offers to make dinner. The downside: What arrives at the table is usually not very healthy. But when chef Michael Lomonaco of Porter Hous... Read more
Fish oil is great for the body and especially our joints, so with all this added exercise this is especially good for our health & well-being...it has many other good benefits for the body, but this one is most important.... Read more
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