Finding ways to keep cool in the summertime is key.  What we put in our bodies is also vital as we enjoy the heat rays.  Cucumbers are an excellent item to eat and has numerous nutritional value. It contains vitamin A& C, phosphorus and iron to name a few. This dark green rind is considered […]

From Do you read labels of the ingredients of various foods you buy from the supermarket? Are you curious about what those long tongue-tied words you stumble over mean and exactly what they are?  Have you ever pondered on whether those ingredients are good or harmful for your body? Although they do sound a […]

From Last week we gave you a quick overview of the potential health risks associated with the consumption of high fructose corn syrup. If you’re trying to figure out what does and doesn’t have HFCS in it, it can be challenging because HFCS is in almost everything these days! There are tons of yummy […]

From If you are a person that pays attention to your health you should know we are in the middle of a health war and it looks like the enemy is winning. Cancer is now the number one cause of death in the United States, obesity is at an all time high, and we […]

From You’ve heard it time and again: fad diets just don’t work for permanent weight loss. But it’s hard to pass up the promise of crash diets like the Lemonade Diet when your mission is to squeeze into a new outfit in time for a reunion, wedding, or other special event. The truth is, […]

From Whether healthy eating is new to you or you’ve been trying to figure out how to get started, it will be helpful to know that there is a lot of research now to prove the health benefits of many foods. Check out what the author of Age-Proof Your Body says you should eat: […]

From “Get in shape? Are you kidding me? Have you seen what a treadmill costs these days, not to mention those ab crunchers you see on TV?” If that’s your excuse for your sedentary ways, forget it. Fitness is free—or nearly so, according to experts at the University of Richmond. “You don’t have to […]

From You get it by now: Fruits and vegetables are good, potato chips and Oreos are bad. Not exactly rocket science. But are you stocking your fridge and pantry with the right healthy foods—as in, the ones that give you optimum nutrition for your buck (and shelf space)? Here are the foods to put […]

From (From To put your best foot forward this season (and the rest of the year, too), challenge yourself to incorporate at least two of these guidelines. Making small strides each day will build good habits to give you big rewards over time! 1. Increase your exercise If you know you’ll be knocking […]