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  • Can you find treats this Holiday season without ‘Added Sugars’ in Label?

    Can you find treats this Holiday season without ‘Added Sugars’ in Label?

    MONDAY, October 29, 2020 – Did you know that the Nutrition Facts label changed to highlight the amount of added sugars in food. This could prevent nearly 1 million cases of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Recently the global pandemic has encouraged many to improve their immune system with an

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  • Body Adapts, Recovers From Occasional ‘Pigging Out,’ Study Finds

    Body Adapts, Recovers From Occasional ‘Pigging Out,’ Study Finds

    A new Australian study suggests that if you normally have a healthy lifestyle, you can relax and enjoy the feasts.

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  • The Skinny on Beef

    The Skinny on Beef

    MONDAY, April 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Beef often gets a bad rap, but is it really that bad for you? Here’s the problem: Most cuts of beef tend to be high in the wrong kind of fat. Ironically, though, that saturated fat you see surrounding your favorite cut or those white streaks running through

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  • Is It Heartburn or Something Else?

    Is It Heartburn or Something Else?

    THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — With so many heartburn medications available over the counter, it might be surprising to learn that heartburn itself isn’t a health condition, but rather a symptom of something else. First, be sure to distinguish it from indigestion, which is primarily an uncomfortable fullness after eating. With heartburn, there’s

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  • Easy Ways to Reap the Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Easy Ways to Reap the Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    When it comes to healthy oils, extra virgin olive oil — EVOO for short — is the top choice for your healthy pantry.Because it’s the first press of the olives, extra virgin olive oil not only tastes better, but also has higher levels of antioxidants and other micronutrients that may help protect against diseases, from Alzheimer’s to breast cancer. When you shop for EVOO, avoid imitators. Look for the words “100 percent Extra Virgin Olive Oil” on the label. The oil must be pressed from olives alone, not mixed with nut or seed oil.

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  • Foods to Lower Your Cholesterol Count

    Foods to Lower Your Cholesterol Count

    MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s not always possible to lower cholesterol through diet alone — sometimes there’s no way to override your DNA, and medication becomes a must. But certain foods can be part of the plan to improve your numbers, to both lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the bad one, and

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  • Enjoy These Sweet Strawberry Treats Without Guilt

    Enjoy These Sweet Strawberry Treats Without Guilt

    WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Berries are nature’s natural sweetener and they come loaded with benefits. Fiber, vitamins and antioxidants sweeten the deal. Fresh strawberries are a plentiful spring and summer fruit, so load up on them at the farmer’s market. One cup contains 100 percent of your daily vitamin C needs and

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  • Health Tip: Diet Myths and Facts

    Health Tip: Diet Myths and Facts

    (HealthDay News) — Navigating weight loss information can be daunting. Many popular beliefs are only partly true, MedlinePlus says. MedlinePlus debunked a few common myths: MYTH: “No-fat” or “low-fat” foods help you lose weight. FACT: Many no-fat and low-fat foods have added sugar and salt, and more calories. MYTH: Fasting will help you lose weight

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  • Drinks to Help You Kick Your Soda Habit

    Drinks to Help You Kick Your Soda Habit

    TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are you a sugary soda junkie? If you’re ready to kick the habit, know that the answer isn’t diet sodas. Following up on research that calls the safety of these artificially sweetened drinks into question is a February study published in the journal Stroke that found for women

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  • Try This Healthy Makeover for a Favorite Fast Food

    Try This Healthy Makeover for a Favorite Fast Food

    FRIDAY, March 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Take-out pizza is the ultimate fast food — gooey cheese, salty sauce, fatty pepperoni, all baked on top of what’s basically white bread. But there’s no need to feel guilty about enjoying a hot slice once you’ve mastered a nutritious and delicious pizza makeover. Add just a few

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