Health and Wellness
- March 6th, 2012Breakfast Leader and Charity Come Together During National Breakfast Week to Fight Childhood Hunger
Studies show that breakfast can help kids boost their academic performance-improving behavior, reducing absences and tardiness and increasing focus and physical performance. Yet, the alarming reality is that one in five US children live in homes where food is not always available, making breakfast hard to come by.
New Book, “The Smarter Science of Slim”, Reveals a Scientifically Proven Roadmap for Fat Loss by Eating More and Exercising LessMarch 6th, 2012“The Smarter Science of Slim” is the Largest Scientific Analysis of Fat Loss and Health Ever Conducted
"Biology is not a matter of opinion; it’s a matter of fact,” said author Jonathan Bailor, who collaborated with scientists worldwide and conducted extensive research on nutrition and exercise for more than ten years before summarizing it in “The Smarter Science of Slim” which launched on January 2, 2012.
- 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.