- February 24th, 2012Drinking a cup of black tea three times a day may reduce blood pressure, according to new research
A six month study by scientists at the University of Western Australia (UWA), Unilever and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia suggests that people who drink black tea throughout the day may get the benefit of a slight reduction in their blood pressure.
- February 24th, 2012
Watch the Public Television special with Daniel G. Amen, MD, beginning February 25 and set to air coast-to-coast until March 18, and you may look, feel and think younger every day with a "high-performance brain."
Healthy Revolution Reshaping the Way People Talk About Being Sick, Being Well, and the Vast in Between State of Semi-wellnessFebruary 24th, 2012New Study Uncovers Revolution in Attitudes Toward Health
In recent decades, the relationship between humans and their health has evolved at an astounding rate. Increased knowledge and new tools and technologies have removed much of the mystery and unthinking acquiescence from the healthcare equation.
- February 24th, 2012It’s not too late to make small, reasonable steps toward eating and living well.
With each new day comes a fresh new beginning and an opportunity to make small strides toward eating and living better. Rather than diving into a full-fledged overhaul and setting unrealistic resolutions, commit to making three small, yet realistic, lifestyle changes.
- February 23rd, 2012Some May Be Suffering In Silence
The gluten-free industry is booming; it has grown 27 percent since 2009 and sales of gluten-free foods exceeded $6 billion in 2011.
- February 23rd, 2012A Comprehensive Explanation of Diabetes for Kids
Health Nuts Media announces the completion of Understanding Diabetes, a seven-part animated video series designed to educate children and their parents about diabetes diagnosis and management. This series adds to the growing library of digital health literacy content Health Nuts Media has made available to hospitals and private practice physicians for their pediatric patients.
New Retirement Realities and Longer Life Expectancy Cause Many to Rethink Their Approach to Planning for Later YearsFebruary 23rd, 2012
Average life expectancy has risen dramatically during the last century. The US Census Bureau estimates that the number of centenarians, people who live to be 100, rose from 2,300 in 1950 to nearly 80,000 in 2010, and will exceed 600,000 by 2050. And according to the Society of Actuaries, a 65-year-old couple now has a 31 percent chance of at least one spouse living past the age of 95.
- February 23rd, 2012
February 26th is World Pistachio Day, so why not take a moment to reflect on the amazing history and modern day health benefits of this wonderful nut?
- February 22nd, 2012
Ajinomoto North America, Inc.
- February 22nd, 2012Features simple one-tap food logging through its intuitive and graphical interface
Calorie Count, a free award-winning health and wellness Web site with more than 3.1 million members, has launched its first app for iPad, designed to help members easily and quickly track their progress with tools and functionality that complement the iPad.