The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y... Read more
Tea, red wine, and blueberries may be chock full of antioxidants, but these health boosters may also be standing in the way of your pearly white smile.
Yellow, dingy teeth are a common complaint. The brightness of your smile is somewhat dependen... Read more
If you’ve ever made a fruit salad, you probably know that squeezing lemon juice onto the apples, pears, and bananas will keep the fruit from turning brown. This brown color happens because of a process called oxidation—a reaction be... Read more
A key to any successful lifestyle change is moderation. While you may be sticking to a healthier eating plan on most days, certain occasions call for a bit of relaxation, oftentimes in the form of an alcoholic drink. While alcohol is fat-free and low... Read more
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
Morning! Does anyone else find that they do well with food and then BAM several glasses of wine and I am over my calorie limit and skipping dinner. I guess just skip the wine but I feel like its an important part of my wind down ritual
Any ideas?... Read more
I read in the trivia game that milk interferes with antioxidants in tea. I like milk in tea. How about almond milk, soy milk, or rice milk? Could I use any of them and still get the benefit of the antioxidants in tea?
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OK, first off I've never been much of a drinker, anything to do with alcohol is completely lost on me. I've been trying out new recipes for my husband and son in which some call for dry wine, sherry, etc. (I'm a vegetarian). Because I've had no int... Read more
39 I love my pasta and wine and I need to loose 30 lbs. I can't seem to stay on track. I have never had a weight problem until I got into my 60s. Now at 64 I am 30 lbs over weight and unhappy. I have lots of friends and they don't share this prob... Read more
Too Much fat clogs your arteries. Eat these foods Dark, rich 86% COCOA contains phenols, the same heart-protecting substance found in red wine AND DOES NOT AFFECT CHOLESTEROL. Lycopene, IS A compound that gives tomatoes their color, acts like an a... Read more
We've all seen the ads. Rachael Ray lost weight with açaí berries! Lose 20 pounds in 2 days with açaí! Açaí flush is the secret to weight loss. Is it true? Does açaí, a berry native to Central a... Read more
Maybe it's the olive oil, maybe it's the varied and healthful foods in their diet, or maybe it's the spectacular views of the ocean, but the Mediterranean region is known for good health and longevity. Harvard Women's Health Watch shared these ideas... Read more
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