- March 5th, 2012FDA Ignores Links Between Statins and Over 300 Health Conditions
Are statin drugs leading to more problems than just diabetes and memory loss as the FDA says? Following on the heels of the FDA announcing changes to the safety information on statin labels (e.g.
- March 5th, 2012A high autumn birth rate points to a winter peak in fertility
With Valentine's Day, consistently cold weather, and school vacations, you might think that February is the month when most babies are conceived. That would translate to more births around November than any other time of the year.
- March 5th, 2012New Videos Provide Tips to Help Americans Meet the Recommended 10,000 Steps per Day
Despite recommendations that suggest the average American should take around 10,000 steps a day to maintain proper fitness, many people take about half of that, averaging 5,117 steps daily. Even people in professions known for being on-the-go are often falling short when it comes to meeting walking goals.
During National Nutrition Month and Beyond, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone to 'Get Your Plate in Shape'March 2nd, 2012
The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans encourage an increased focus on fruits and vegetables and an understanding of proper portion sizes.
- March 2nd, 2012GOT MILK? & Dairy Council of California Collaborate for National Nutrition Month to Provide Tips for Consumers
Today, consumers are looking for ways to eat healthy and to incorporate more authentic, natural and wholesome foods into their diets – the less processed the better. But with quality, wholesome foods also comes the misconception that eating healthy can be expensive. That's why the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), the creator of GOT MILK?, has partnered with Da
- March 2nd, 2012Three Simple Steps to a Healthy Plate
March is National Nutrition Month, the perfect time to "get your plate in shape" with mushrooms. Elizabeth Ward, registered dietitian, mother of three and author of MyPlate for Moms: How to Feed Yourself & Your Family Better, uses a combination of mushrooms and meat in her recipes to bring another serving of vegetables to the plate, add volume to meals and extend portions.
- March 2nd, 2012Survey finds American moms use tea and humidifiers as natural remedies first; "Love Actually" beats out "Dirty Dancing" as mom's favorite sick day movie
When your spouse is sick, do you quarantine the bedroom and avoid contact? If yes, you're not alone – 43 percent of American moms say that they avoid hugging and kissing altogether and 10 percent report that they sleep on the couch when a spouse is sick.
- March 2nd, 2012
Do you recall what you ate for breakfast today or dinner last night? According to new research, you may have a better chance of remembering if you include walnuts. Recent findings published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease report walnut consumption in a Mediterranean diet is associated with better memory scores and cognitive function.
- March 2nd, 2012
March is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month. It's no coincidence that the month selected to raise awareness about this potentially fatal disease is the only month named with an action verb. The Vascular Disease Foundation wants consumers to take action to prevent deep vein thrombosis.
- March 1st, 2012
Multi-channel retailer HSN has joined the Alzheimer's Association to raise awareness and support the fight against Alzheimer's disease as a part of its HSN CARES philanthropic program. HSN CARES was created to benefit trusted organizations that support women and families.