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All About Cholesterol
Almost 100 million American adults have elevated blood cholesterol levels that put them at risk for cardiovascular disease, and of those about 34.5 million a...Read More

Food Pyramid
You've seen it, you know it, and you may even use it. It's as recognizable as Chef Boyardee, the Keebler Elf, or Tony the Tiger. It's the food pyramid. Over ...Read More

Safety Precautions When Handling Food
Many people don't think about the germs that are spread when handling food in the kitchen. Often, people assume that the food they eat is perfectly safe, but...Read More

Grapefruit Juice
Did you know that the juice you drink for breakfast may bring on the side effects of drugs you take to keep you healthy? The natural enzymes in grapefruit ju...Read More

You Can Get Cancer From Luncheon Meat?
The average person in the United States ingests 60-80 pounds of beef per year. Although there was a rise in beef consumption during the low carbohydrate diet...Read More

Some Foods Offer Preventive Health Benefits
During these difficult economic times, many people have turned to purchasing low cost foods, passed by getting their vitamins and supplements, and are lookin...Read More

Did You Know Medicinal Herbs Have Been Used for Thousands of Years?
Long before there were pharmaceuticals and drug store remedies, herbs provided the medicines for the people in all continents. Many plants, trees, shrubs, gr...Read More

Thoughts About Turkey
Now that the huge feast of Thanksgiving is approaching, it is time to give thought to the history of the turkey as the center of feasting, and the importance...Read More

Two-Thirds of United States Citizens are Over Weight or Obese
Since Michelle Obama decided to shine a light on the business of childhood obesity, a plethora of research and journal articles have exposed statistics on th...Read More

The Food Pyramid Has Been Changed
 The USDA Food Pyramid undergoes revision every five years and remains as the prevalent dietary guideline for U.S. citizens. Since cumulative data shows...Read More

Watermelon is a Health Food
 In most parts of the United States, watermelon is a summer mainstay of backyard barbeques and family picnics. In addition to being delicious, watermelo...Read More

What's in a Hot Dog
The ignominious hot dog has royal beginnings in Europe. Although who invented and where the first hot dog was produced has been hotly debated, the majority o...Read More

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
The old, well known saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, is a truth that can still be used for achieving optimal health. There are hun...Read More

Xtraordinary Health Benefits from Strawberries
 The 600 varieties of fragrant, red strawberries are globally cultivated or found in the wild, grow on trailing vines close to the ground, and have been...Read More

Grapes: The Little Power Fruit
One of the smallest of fruits, the grape, is abundant in benefits for the human body. Full of antioxidants, vitamins, flavinoids, and minerals, the grape is ...Read More

Holiday Health Foods
I am sure that health food and holiday cooking are hardly ever considered in the same sentence, however with a slight attention to the nutritional contents o...Read More

30 HEALTH REASONS NOT TO DRINK SODA OR DIET SODA
 The warm months are upon us in the northern hemisphere, and along with the increasing heat and al fresco dining comes a greater need for hydrating the ...Read More

SAY GOOD BYE TO THE FOOD PYRAMID AND HELLO TO MY PLATE
 For the past few decades, nutritionists in the United States have used and educated the public about proper and healthy eating through use of the Food ...Read More

HEALTH BENEFITS FROM MASSAGE
 Massage is most basically simple touch, and methodically a process that is complicated and varied depending on the receiver’s personal needs, ove...Read More

SIMPLE WAYS TO ELIMINATE HOLIDAY WEIGHT GAIN
 The holiday season is a joyous time for everyone to be with family, friends, coworkers, and colleagues for a steady stream of festivities which seem to...Read More

HEALTH BENEFITS FROM EATING SEAFOOD
 Around the world for several thousands of years, people have been eating various forms of seafood from all of the earth’s oceans. Archaeologists ...Read More

HEALTHY HABITS FOR WINTER VITALITY
 The winter months in most areas of North America mean longer nights and shorter days, endless days of overcast, grey weather, freezing or below tempera...Read More

How Sugar Can Harm Your Body And Mind
How many times have you seen in the movies or on television the despondent, forlorn, or depressed individual who finds comfort and solace in devouring a poun...Read More

The Power of Magnesium
Eating on the run? Tired of experimenting with new diets? Forget to eat your veggies? These are all common factors among the majority of the population. Busy...Read More


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