Health and Wellness
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.
Looking for Great Sex? New Survey From YourTango & Durex® Reveals The Path to Getting Satisfaction is Through Your Heart!June 27th, 2013
A new survey from Durex and YourTango.com, the digital leader in love and relationships, shatters common misperceptions on what engenders sexual satisfaction. The survey reveals that the heart is what matters most when it comes to great sex.
- June 27th, 2013Substance abuse and high-glycemic foods may trigger the same brain mechanism tied to addiction
Consuming highly processed carbohydrates can cause excess hunger and stimulate brain regions involved in reward and cravings, according to a Boston Children's Hospital research team led by David Ludwig, MD, PhD director,
- June 26th, 2013
This summer, Santa Cruz Organic® and Oceana will make waves to help preserve the ocean environment with the help of fans on Facebook.
- June 26th, 2013Nation's Largest Pet Insurer Reveals Top 10 Dog and Cat Obesity-Related Conditions
Giving pets table scraps and treats may seem like a harmless reward for your cuddly canine or friendly feline, but it can lead to health problems down the road, including arthritis, diabetes, and liver disease. Just like their human counterparts, excessive weight increases the risk of additional health problems and shortens the life expectancy of pets.
- June 26th, 2013Take Simple Preventive Steps, but be Aware of Nearest Hospital with Reconstructive Surgery Specialists for Emergencies
Hand and finger injuries are among the most common causes for emergency room visits, but taking time to prepare a safe work area, using proper tools, and alerting someone nearby about your home repair project can reduce your risk for serious accidents this summer.