Eating Might Not Be So Sinful After All

Eating and enjoying holiday cheer

It’s the season of sinful eating. In just a few days we’ll be piling our Thanksgiving plates high with buttery mashed potatoes and MSG-laden turkey. And good news, gobblers: All those forkfuls of goodness may not be as bad for us as we think. Dr. Aaron Carroll is the director of the Center for Health … Read more

Simple Trick Will Make Your Teeth Whiter

Everyone wants a better smile. In fact, according to a recent study, nearly 60 percent of Americans would opt to have better teeth than better skin. And that same study contains another astonishing figure: A whopping 87 percent of Americans would forgo “something”—maybe it’s dessert, maybe it’s vacations—for an entire year to have a perfect smile for … Read more

4 Simple Ways To Ease Stress In An Hour Or Less

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Wouldn’t it be great if someone followed you around all day and tapped you on the shoulder whenever you were about to become stressed—a gentle reminder to take a moment to breathe and relax? You may find that reminder in biofeedback. An effective, high-tech approach to stress management, biofeedback uses sensors, computers, and visual images … Read more

The Most Dangerous Sweeteners

In response to America’s growing panic over its expanding waistline, “lite” and “diet” products have flooded the market, using alternative sweeteners.. These products range from diet sodas (try water with a lemon slice)to diet desserts like cookies or puddings to “lite” yogurts and they have been well-marketed, appealing to those who are seeking to whittle … Read more

The Health Benefits of Resveratrol.

Health benefits of resveratrol

Resveratrol is an important antioxidant for health and longevity. Usually found on grape skins, the wines with some of the highest amounts of resveratrol and polyphenols are the Cannonau grape from Sardinia (or other Grenache wines) and pinot noirs. Resveratrol is an antioxidant-like compound found in red wine, berries and peanuts. Much of the human … Read more

The incredible edible eggs!

A new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition supports consuming eggs in moderation. The study found no evidence that eggs increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. The researchers studied the association between egg consumption and cardiovascular disease in 21,327 participants from the Physicians’ Health Study. The end result of the study found that egg … Read more

Common Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

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During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, women have even more reason to start paying attention to preventative measures: According to recent research taking specific steps to help lower your risk and can make the difference between a healthy checkup and a dangerous diagnosis. Researchers analyzed years of studies and data from the International … Read more

Lemon, Pepper and Salt Is A Better Cure

Salt, pepper, and lemon are not only used to enrich the flavor of foods, but they can also serve various medicinal purposes as well. They are inexpensive and offer countless health benefits, including: No gallstones- Gallstones are a result of the accumulation of digestion fluids in the gallbladder, and lead to pain and block digestion. They are … Read more