Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p... Read more
In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90’s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren&... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
Juicy tomatoes growing under the Tuscan sun, oranges that burst with life, the steamy warmth of fresh-baked breads—there are several mouth-watering reasons to treat your taste buds to the flavors of the Mediterranean. The food is magnificent!
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My kids are overweight and I want to prevent them from becoming obese! How do I figure out how many calories they should be eating so that they don't gain any more weight other than what is necessary? My son is being unschooled and I will be unschool... Read more
Actually, I'm no kid 20 I am 56 and need to get serious about my health! So far, I am on meds for cholestrol & at risk for diabetes as my weight climbs 24 This is all reversible - so far! 224
This is my 2nd time joining this site; the 1st... Read more
I found it really funny that my hubby and I got on this topic because I just started drinking coffee this week, my thought was like... it was only for OLD people.. I thought there was an age limit on when a person could drink coffee and there was a c... Read more
I read an article today that really Scares me.
MOM WITH A GUN': WHY I'LL TEACH MY GIRLS TO SHOOT
“When I go to the grocery store, I grab my car keys, my purse and I put on my holster. Yes, I am a mom with a gun………..I'm a woman who wears jewe... Read more
I consider my diet to be pretty healthy. I'm willing to try a wide variety of foods, but there is one thing that I've never been able to eat: seafood. My parents love fish and seafood, so growing up, I tried all kinds. The only seafood I ever act... Read more
In 2008, over-the-counter fish oil supplement sales in the United States nearly topped $740 million. Add to that the additional $1.8 billion spent on other omega-3 fortified foods like margarine and peanut butter and you can see that omega-3 is big b... Read more
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