- February 27th, 2012
If you've been following Lifelines articles about your health, you've been connected to information from the National Cancer Institute, or NCI for short. NCI is a US government agency and part of the National Institutes of Health.
- February 27th, 2012Supporters Stand with Farmer
Food sovereignty activists from around North America will meet in the tiny town of Baraboo, Wisconsin, on March 2, 2012 to support Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger and food sovereignty. Hershberger, who has a court hearing that day, is charged with four criminal misdemeanors that could land him in prison for three years with fines of over $10,000.
- February 27th, 2012Salma Hayek and Ellie Krieger Help Kick Off New Campaign to Show How Every Good Day Starts With Milk
Breakfast is famously known as the most important meal of the day, yet it's a meal that's likely to be skipped. One in five Americans, or about 60 million people, do not eat or drink anything in the morning before 11 am, according to a new analysis by The NPD Group; and millions more opt for nutrient-poor choices on the run.
- February 24th, 2012National Peanut Board Serves Up Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas to Fuel Your Day
While 93 percent of Americans agree that breakfast is the most important meal, less than half eat a morning meal every day. Reasons for skipping out often include trying to lose weight or not having the time. Yet adding peanut butter can help to make breakfast quick, easy and provide the fuel needed for the rest of the day.
- February 24th, 2012
Data from a recent study published in Scientific Reports demonstrates the utility of a new technology product to help people overcome the natural effect of aging on vision (often referred to as presbyopia).
- February 24th, 2012Drinking a cup of black tea three times a day may reduce blood pressure, according to new research
A six month study by scientists at the University of Western Australia (UWA), Unilever and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia suggests that people who drink black tea throughout the day may get the benefit of a slight reduction in their blood pressure.
- February 24th, 2012
Watch the Public Television special with Daniel G. Amen, MD, beginning February 25 and set to air coast-to-coast until March 18, and you may look, feel and think younger every day with a "high-performance brain."
Healthy Revolution Reshaping the Way People Talk About Being Sick, Being Well, and the Vast in Between State of Semi-wellnessFebruary 24th, 2012New Study Uncovers Revolution in Attitudes Toward Health
In recent decades, the relationship between humans and their health has evolved at an astounding rate. Increased knowledge and new tools and technologies have removed much of the mystery and unthinking acquiescence from the healthcare equation.
- February 24th, 2012It’s not too late to make small, reasonable steps toward eating and living well.
With each new day comes a fresh new beginning and an opportunity to make small strides toward eating and living better. Rather than diving into a full-fledged overhaul and setting unrealistic resolutions, commit to making three small, yet realistic, lifestyle changes.
- February 23rd, 2012Some May Be Suffering In Silence
The gluten-free industry is booming; it has grown 27 percent since 2009 and sales of gluten-free foods exceeded $6 billion in 2011.