- November 8th, 2012Recent survey shows the sandwich is still an American favorite after 250 years
A recent survey commissioned by the Grain Foods Foundation and conducted online by Harris Interactive indicates that more than a third (41 percent) of American adults eat sandwiches up to six times a week, and more than 60 percent of American adults eat a sandwich at least once per week. In fact, Americans like their sandwiches so much that 86 percent of adults maintain they would rather
- November 8th, 2012
Whether it's over-spending or over-eating, it's easy to get carried away during this time of year, and Skinnygirl entrepreneur and reality television star Bethenny Frankel wants us to snack smart and stay healthy during the holidays. Frankel has teamed up with California Almonds to launch a bi-coastal campaign to share her secrets to snacking success during this holiday season and
- November 7th, 2012
Diabetes affects more than 20 million people in the United States, but with regular care, including a healthy lifestyle, many are able to thrive.
- November 7th, 2012Father & Son pharmacist team help the world sleep
Creating a new dietary supplement might seem challenging in an industry flooded with products and the possibility of being duplicated by multi-billion dollar companies. But that isn't stopping Dr. Stan and Tim Linnet of Linnet Biopharmaceuticals Inc.
- November 6th, 2012
A new survey shows nearly half of US adults have a personal connection to Alzheimer's disease. According to a national survey for the Banner Alzheimer's Institute, the results also found more than seven in 10 adults, or 218 million Americans, worry about memory loss or the disease for themselves or a loved one.
- November 6th, 2012
Micropharma Limited today announced plans to launch Cardioviva, the world's only probiotic shown to naturally help reduce LDL-cholesterol, a risk factor for heart disease, by 11.6 percent in hypercholesterolemic adults. Micropharma will launch Cardioviva in Canada and in the US in early 2013.
- November 5th, 2012
- November 5th, 2012The fall time change offers opportunity to adjust sleep patterns
On Sunday morning, the clocks fell back to mark the official end of daylight savings time (DST). Northwestern Medicine sleep experts warn that the one hour time shift can be disruptive to sleep patterns, but that it also offers an excellent opportunity to evaluate and improve sleep patterns.
- November 1st, 2012Learn how vitamin D deficiency can contribute to chronic pain.
Holistic pain management seeks to find treatment options to manage and treat pain in a way that works with the physiology of the body rather than against it. One very basic example of this is through identifying vitamin and nutrient deficiencies. Vitamin D is a vitamin that has large implications for treating chronic pain.
- November 1st, 2012
The majority of our nation's secondary schools do not sell fruits and vegetables in school stores, snack bars, or vending machines, according to a new report by the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project, a joint initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.