Health and Wellness
- 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.
- November 14th, 2013
Technomic, the nation’s leading foodservice research and consulting firm, brings together the best judgments of its consultants and editors to peer ahead into 2014, identifying trends that may significantly impact the restaurant industry.
- November 14th, 2013Company wins Healthy and Fit Workplace Award for wellness initiatives
NBTY, Inc., and its subsidiaries—a leading global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality vitamins and nutritional supplements—has been awarded the Healthy and Fit Workplace Award in honor of the array of wellness initiatives it has in place for its associates. The company was formally recognized at a ceremony on November 7.
- November 14th, 2013Workout watchdog nonprofit cautions physically challenging program is not suitable for all fitness levels
The CrossFit craze has now hit the mainstream with more than 7,000 gyms (or “boxes”), 35,000 accredited trainers, and 10 million participants worldwide.
Enjoy Life Foods Applauds Obama Signing of Bill to Require EpiPens in Schools Nationwide to Prevent Allergic ReactionsNovember 14th, 2013New law permits trained personnel to administer injections to children on-site
Today President Obama is signing into law a bill to require EpiPens in all schools as a measure to provide protection to children with food allergies.
Dietitian Has the Prescription to Trim the Trimmings, Beat the Bloat, and Entertain Digestively Diverse Guests This Holiday SeasonNovember 13th, 2013
The holidays can quickly go from “ho, ho, ho” to “ho, ho, oh no!” With so many rich foods to eat, it’s easy to over-indulge and pay the price in the form of digestive distress, not to mention the stress of preparing a meal that everyone can enjoy, regardless of their dietary restrictions.
- November 13th, 2013Maintaining healthy teeth does not necessarily mean eliminating snacking
The effects of sugar on teeth are widely talked about. How many times have you been told that if you eat sugar, you will damage your teeth and develop cavities?