- January 17th, 2012Actress Angie Harmon and “The Rachael Ray Show” Help Kick-Off Culinary Competition
- January 17th, 2012
During flu season, when fever, aches, and chills hit, it is easy to forget one's manners. A recent survey of more than 1,000 Americans found that nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of those who had influenza in the past three years admit to being "That Guy," who despite experiencing flu symptoms, continues to go about his/her daily activities.
- January 17th, 2012Cookbook author and television host diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
Novo Nordisk, the world leader in diabetes care, is teaming up with American cooking stars Paula Deen and her sons, Bobby and Jamie Deen, to launch Diabetes in a New Light, a national initiative to help adults find simple ways to manage everyday challenges associated with type 2 diabetes.
- January 13th, 2012New Research Finds Walnuts Rank Highest in Antioxidant Content Among Nuts
During this time of year when diet and exercise are a top priority, more and more people are grabbing a handful of walnuts. According to new research published in Food and Function, researchers from The University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa., compared the amount of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols in nine types of roasted and raw nuts and two types of peanut butter, in an attempt
More Than $187,000 in Grants Awarded to Schools and Community Groups to Help Fight Childhood ObesityJanuary 13th, 2012
Obesity is a critical problem among America’s children. According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three children is obese or overweight, putting them on the road to lifelong chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease.
- January 13th, 2012
If you or someone you care about is among the one in six Americans the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says is at risk for heart disease because of high blood cholesterol, you may be relieved to learn there are ways to reduce that risk.
- January 13th, 2012Grand Prize Winner Earns Trip To Luxury Spa Plus $5,000 School Donation
Soy milk has long been gaining ground as an alternative to dairy milk.
Corresponding with soy milk’s rising popularity, 8th Continent Soymilk has teamed up with TV Guide Network and its new series "Hollywood Girls Night" to launch a sweepstakes called "Lookin' Good, Feelin' Good."
Despite Increased Focus on Healthy Eating, More Than Half of American Households Eat Fast Food Two or More Times a MonthJanuary 12th, 201270 Percent Report Feeling Guilty and Bad When They Do
HealthyWomen, the nation's leading nonprofit health information source for women, and Allrecipes joined forces to survey home cooks about their healthy eating habits and, in particular, fast food consumption. Findings from the 1,563 persons polled, who were largely female, showed more than 56 percent ate at fast food restaurants at least several times a month.
- January 12th, 2012Psychologists warn of a rising public health dilemma, especially for high-risk groups
The American Psychological Association's (APA) newly released report, Stress in America: Our Health at Risk, paints a troubling picture of the impact stress has on the health of the country, especially caregivers and people living with a chronic illness such as obesity or depression.