Health and Wellness
- November 18th, 2013
Most weight-loss interventions focus on reducing calories, but a new study shows that vegan and vegetarian dietary patterns can result in more weight loss than those that include meat without emphasizing caloric restriction. The study, “How Plant-Based Do We Need to Be to Achieve Weight Loss?
Residents of Most Polluted U.S. Cities - New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Miami - Have Increased Risk of Dry Eye SyndromeNovember 18th, 2013Study suggests that environmental manipulation should be considered as part of overall management of dry eye syndrome
Residents of major cities with high levels of air pollution have an increased risk of dry eye syndrome, according to a study presented at the world’s largest ophthalmic conference, the 117thAnnual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in New Orleans.
- November 18th, 2013
“How could I Have normal LDL cholesterol and almost die of a heart attack at 39 years of age? The answer: high lipoprotein(a),” said Sandra Tremulis, founder, Lipoprotein(a) Foundation.
- November 15th, 2013AVMA’s Thanksgiving tips for pet owners
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) provides top tips that will leave pet owners thankful they don’t have to make a trip to the “animal ER” this holiday season.
Traditional Medicinals® Responds to Rising Canadian Interest in Herbal Medicine with New Teas, Packaging OverhaulNovember 15th, 2013
Three out of four Canadians are now using natural remedies to maintain and promote good health, according to a recent study by the Canadian Health Food Association.
Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems Sponsors “Star Showers” Celebrity-Studded Soiree to Support Safe ChildbirthNovember 15th, 2013Leading women’s nutritional company helps to expand life-saving healthcare for pregnant women
Rainbow Light Nutritional Supplements—the number one-selling natural prenatal vitamin brand for 25 years—today announced its sponsorship of Star Showers, an ongoing awareness and fundraising campaign to save women’s lives during childbirth.
- November 15th, 2013One in four people with diabetes could experience a diabetic foot ulcer in their lifetime
Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) are one of the most common, yet treatable, complications in people with diabetes. As part of World Diabetes Day, Shire is today urging diabetes patients to have their feet checked and visit healtogether.com to better understand the complications associated with diabetes.
On World Diabetes Day, Packard Children’s Hospital Diabetes Expert Offers Warning Signs, Tips for ParentsNovember 15th, 2013
It’s American Diabetes Month and today is World Diabetes Day.
- November 15th, 2013Numerous studies show mango’s potential health-affirming properties
Mangos are known for their superfruit status and strong nutritional profile—bursting with antioxidants and over 20 different vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, fiber, vitamin B6, and copper. But recent studies indicate that there’s more to mangos than just vitamins and minerals.
- November 14th, 2013Top mixologist Pablo Moix modernizes classic party drinks
Good old-fashioned milk has always been a part of breakfast, but did you know that it’s also the key ingredient in top party cocktails this season? In time for the holidays, the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), the creator of Got Milk? and TOMA LECHE, has partnered with mixologist Pablo Moix to bring drink aficionados a taste of the craft cocktail revival.