Health and Wellness
- July 19th, 2012
The Council for Responsible Nutrition is honoring the 100th anniversary of the vitamin. The term was coined by Casimir Funk, a Polish-American biochemist, in 1912.
- July 19th, 2012Comparing Cost Per Nutrient Can Lead Shoppers to the Best Value
Think healthy eating has to be expensive? Think again. "Expensive" really depends on how you measure cost, according to a newly released USDA report.
- July 19th, 2012Five goals align with Let’s Move! pillars and promote healthy eating and active living
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius joined First Lady Michelle Obama and local officials from across the country to announce the next chapter in the Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties program, which encourages local elected officials to focus on improving the health of their communities.
- July 18th, 2012A balanced diet and physical activity are essential for healthy living
When it comes to having a healthy lifestyle, eating fruits and vegetables is just one piece of the puzzle. For a long-term healthy lifestyle, you'll need to find a balance between good eating habits and physical activity.
- July 18th, 2012NeoGyn encourages women to speak up about a commonly misdiagnosed condition
According to an NIH-funded Harvard study, an estimated six million women in America suffer from vulvodynia. Despite the astonishingly high number of those affected, the pain is often left misdiagnosed or untreated.
- July 18th, 2012
New research proves the wide medical belief that massage helps improve muscle health in athletes following exercise-induced injury. Dr. Marvell Scott, sports medicine professional, provides further explanation on proper treatments.
- July 18th, 2012
Light to moderate alcohol consumption has generally been considered to have some health benefits, including possibly reducing risk of cognitive decline.
- July 17th, 2012Trials show that music reduces stress levels in premature infants.
A new study by The Institute for Music and Brain Science at Harvard University on the benefits of music on premature babies has received substantial backing from science activist, Jeffrey Epstein and his foundation, The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation. The study was conducted with the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
- July 17th, 2012
The Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) is once again joining the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in reminding the public to keep your cool in hot and humid weather.
- July 17th, 2012New Smoothie Combines Natural Benefits of Fruit and Dairy
The ongoing effort to improve nutrition and access to good-for-you food and beverage choices for kids in schools just got a healthy boost. Jamba Juice Company, with nutrition guidance from National Dairy Council, today announced a new fruit and dairy beverage for K-12 schools.