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Grill Brush Dangers

Before you fire up your grill, make sure you’re not serving up a visit to the emergency room along with your burgers and hot dogs.

By HealthAfter50

Fish Oil Pills May Boost Muscles

Supplements with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid from fish might help slow the inevitable decline in muscle mass and strength that occurs with age.

By HealthAfter50

Raw Greens for Diabetes and Prediabetes

Raw greens, leafy greens, and cruciferous vegetables provide essential nutrients and don't dramatically raise your blood sugar. How many do you eat?

By David Mendosa

Go Green With Your Diet: Your Body Will Thank You

Green smoothies. Green juice. Kale salad. Leafy green vegetables are everywhere, and small surprise once you learn the positive impact they can have on your health and wellness.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Food Additives That Can Kill Your Mood

You are probably aware of the physical impact food can have on your body, but what about the psychological? Even when you think you are eating a nutritious snack, chances are that there are hidden additives that could be harming your nervous system – ...

By Amanda Page

Weighing In: What foods should I avoid if I have gout?

_Question: I suffer from gout, are there foods that I should avoid? _ Heather Reese: The most effective treatment for gout is medication; however, avoiding foods high in purines may help prevent flare-ups and/or relieve your symptoms. Gout is a painf...

By Heather Reese