• [title]
    New Research Finds Walnuts Rank Highest in Antioxidant Content Among Nuts
    During this time of year when diet and exercise are a top priority, more and more people are grabbing a handful of walnuts.  According to new research published in Food and Function, researchers from The University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa., compared the amount of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols in...
     
  • [title]
    Obesity is a critical problem among America’s children. According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three children is obese or overweight, putting them on the road to lifelong chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease. As childhood obesity rates continue to rise...
     
  • [title]
    If you or someone you care about is among the one in six Americans the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says is at risk for heart disease because of high blood cholesterol, you may be relieved to learn there are ways to reduce that risk. Cholesterol is a waxy, fatlike substance your body needs. If it builds...
     
  • [title]
    Grand Prize Winner Earns Trip To Luxury Spa Plus $5,000 School Donation
    Soy milk has long been gaining ground as an alternative to dairy milk.   Corresponding with soy milk’s rising popularity, 8th Continent Soymilk has teamed up with TV Guide Network and its new series "Hollywood Girls Night" to launch a sweepstakes called "Lookin' Good, Feelin' Good....
     
  • [title]
    70 Percent Report Feeling Guilty and Bad When They Do
    HealthyWomen, the nation's leading nonprofit health information source for women, and Allrecipes joined forces to survey home cooks about their healthy eating habits and, in particular, fast food consumption. Findings from the 1,563 persons polled, who were largely female, showed more than 56 percent ate at fast...
     
  • [title]
    Psychologists warn of a rising public health dilemma, especially for high-risk groups
    The American Psychological Association's (APA) newly released report, Stress in America: Our Health at Risk, paints a troubling picture of the impact stress has on the health of the country, especially caregivers and people living with a chronic illness such as obesity or depression. The Stress in America survey,...
     
  • [title]
    Survey finds just four percent of men wear sunscreen in the winter
    While many Canadian men are layering up in flannel shirts and long johns this winter, results from a recent survey commissioned by the Melanoma Network of Canada show they are forgetting one important layer of protection: sunscreen. Just four per cent of men wear sunscreen in the winter, putting them at risk of...
     
  • [title]
    General Mills Makes It Easier to Follow Dietary Guidelines
    General Mills today announced it has reached a multi-year reformulation milestone across its portfolio of Big G cereals, more than 50 cereals with the white check. Now every cereal with the white check has more whole grain than any other single ingredient with the same great taste. Consumers will see whole grain...
     
  • [title]
    New flavor brings warm, fragrant sweetness to popular cereal, providing a delicious way to start the day
    Kashi, the premier natural food and lifestyle company, today announced the addition of Kashi GOLEAN  Crisp! Cinnamon Crumble cereal to its GOLEAN family of foods. The tasty cereal combines deliciously light and crispy whole grain clusters with natural cinnamon and then toasts them to perfection—making this...
     
  • [title]
    What the FDA and American Academy of Pediatrics Know About Children's OTC Cough and Cold Medications But You May Not
    With cold and flu season officially upon us, now is the perfect time to review how to safely treat a child's cough and cold symptoms. You'd think it would be as easy as giving your child an over-the-counter pediatric cough or cold medicine but it's not, and the potential dangers to your child are nothing...