Health and Wellness
- July 1st, 2013
Millions of holiday-seekers will be travelling by air this summer and for most, airport security is but a small blip on their radar. For savvy travellers, screening checkpoints are a waypoint in their journey from home to their ultimate destination.
- July 1st, 2013
Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don't mix.
- July 1st, 2013Senior Learns Critical Life-Saving Lesson
Whenever you're under the sun, whether it's summer or winter, it's important to guard against sun damage. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun is the No. 1 cause of skin cancer, and it often doesn't develop until later in life.
- June 28th, 2013
The Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences published research linking mango consumption to a better diet quality and nutrition intake in adults and children.
- June 28th, 2013
The veterinarians at Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center (www.ChicagoPetEmergency.com) remind pet owners to take steps now to protect their pets over the July 4th holiday. Booming fireworks, barbecues, and lots of activity can present significant danger to pets.
Katie Couric Starts Every Morning with Milk - 8 Ounces with 8 Grams of Protein - to Help Fuel Her Busy, Active DaysJune 28th, 2013
Award-winning journalist, best-selling author, talk show host, and Daytime Emmy nominee Katie Couric knows breakfast is the perfect time to nourish her mind and body in anticipation of another busy day.
- June 28th, 2013Endomondo Fitness App Users Get Creative with Technology
Mankind historically finds alternative uses for any tool. The mobile Endomondo Sports Tracker, downloaded by 16 million people worldwide, is not excluded from this historical fact. And for fun, creators of the free app asked users how they utilize the service beyond exercise. The responses were enlightening and, at times, comical.
Hundreds Of Boys & Girls Club Kids Rally With Olympian Gail Devers To Eat Their Fruit & Vegetables At "Fruit & Veggie Fest" In San FranciscoJune 28th, 2013
Hundreds of kids are sending a powerful message to their parents and peers at San Francisco's Treasure Island today; they are saying “Give me my fruits and veggies!” June is National Fruit and Vegetable Month: to celebrate, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is hosting the first ever Fruit & Veggie Fest to show kids that healthy food options can be tasty
- June 27th, 2013
A new study in Nutrition Research, "Peanut consumption in adolescents is associated with improved weight status", showed that Mexican-American sixth graders that consumed peanuts at least once per week were less likely to be overweight or obese, had a significantly lower body mass index (BMI), and had significantly lower total blood cholesterol.
"America's Take on Vitamins" Survey Reveals: Vitamin intake is on the rise but healthy lifestyle habits lag behindJune 27th, 2013
The number of Americans who take a vitamin or supplement continues to increase, according to the third annual "America's Take on Vitamins" survey from the Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI). The survey revealed that 64 percent of Americans currently take a vitamin or supplement, up from 63 percent in 2012 and 60 percent in 2011.