Concerned consumers and health and nutrition experts have been begging food manufacturers and fast food restaurants to improve the nutrition and caloric profiles of their foods. Experts, politicians and consumer... Read more
June is Migraine Awareness Month and research shows that ginger may soon be a first line of treatment for migraine sufferers. Ginger has been used by traditional Chinese and Indian medicine for over 25 centuries. It grows in warm tropical climates as a tall perennial with grass-like leaves. It is the underground root that is used for... Read more
Dark chocolate is a snack you’re routinely told you can go ahead and enjoy. Dark chocolate contains stearic acid, a saturated fat that doesn’t raise cholesterol, antioxidants called polyphenols associated with decreasing the risk of coronary artery disease (heart disease), as well as magnesium, copper, zinc and iron. ... Read more
Now that the warm weather has finally arrived, we can look forward to eating fresh, local produce. Here are some of the healthiest foods that are in season this summer that you can have on your dinner table tonight:
Strawberries... Read more
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Have you heard about sarcopenia? I hadn't heard this term before, but it’s a word that older members of this community should add to their vocabulary since it’s something we face as we age.