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When you have RA, hearing "What's for dinner?" can be a daunting question — but it doesn't have to be. Make cooking as a family an "all hands on deck" event, and find recipes that work for the whole family — even simple ones that the kids can help with like these foil packet meals.
Chances are, your teen is consuming some form of protein supplements — whether it’s a powdery drink or a protein-packed granola bar. Protein is everywhere right now, but is it right for your teen? Do they really need that extra boost, or is it unhealthy?
Children actually need more protein per pound of body weight than adults because they are in a stage of growth and development during infancy, childhood, and adolescence. But is there such a thing as to much? Find out how much they should be having for their age?
If you’re over the age of 40, your natural melatonin has slowed production. So why not turn to a melatonin supplement as a replacement? Well, for starters, there’s little evidence that shows its worth as a sleep aid.
This delicious dish omits ingredients like gluten and processed sugars, which are suspected to aggravate inflammatory issues. It also has known anti-inflammatories such as ginger and garlic, and it satisfies your sweet and salty cravings. So that’s like a win-win-win-win?
Carmen is a Registered Dietitian specializing in diabetes, cardiovascular health, GI disorders, food allergies, and weight management.
Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.
A chemical found in cured meats like hot dogs, beef jerky, salami, and bacon is associated with mania in people with bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and other mental illnesses, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Working outside without fluids (especially in the hot summer sun) for just two hours is enough to cause dehydration sufficient to impede concentration, according to a study from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta.