Men: 40, Women: 35. It's not a football score or an age category. These are the numbers we need to pay attention to in regards to our waist measurement.
Have you ever heard of GERD? It stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease, or what used to be known as heartburn. GERD usually refers to a more frequent, persistent form of heartburn.More→
There are an infinite number of good things about school starting up but one of the not-so-good things is that because of the close quarters, viruses have the opportunity to have a field day with our children’s respiratory systems.More→
There's South Beach and Mediterranean, Zone and Cave Man, low carb and low fat; the list of current diets goes on and on. Have you heard of DASH?More→
School days are just around the corner. With the return to school comes the welcome back to sports for many young athletes. Whether it’s soccer or football, cross-country or volleyball, millions of kids are eagerly returning to the rigors of training for their particular passion.More→
Do you have a stash of recipes from your mother or grandmother that you still enjoy making? Or maybe you don't make them anymore because some of the ingredients aren't all that healthy. There are easy ways to lighten up Grandma's chicken casserole or Aunt Jenny's chocolate cake without changing the flavors you love.More→
Today’s teenagers live in a very different world than did those of us who have hit middle age. Between technology, school demands, media influence and navigating the social scene, teens have a lot to juggle. Unfortunately, for too many teens, life includes regular tobacco use, either cigarettes or smokeless tobacco.
There are two types of dietary fiber, soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber attracts water and becomes gel-like in the digestive tract. This substance sticks to some of the dietary fats (like cholesterol) in the digestive system and escorts them out of the body.More→
I am always grateful when I get a request for an article topic from a reader. This week the suggestion came from a neighbor who is ninety-two years old,More→