Did you know that each year in the United States, more people die of suicide than of homicide? In 2004, suicide accounted for 32,439 deaths in the U.S., but over 750,000 people actually attempted to take their own lives, according to the National Ins... Read more
They are small words. They can be easy to miss. They slip off your tongue as you order your food, without even knowing what you are saying. Yet they mean the difference between a healthy or unhealthy meal. What are these unassuming potential land min... Read more
Have you walked through the bread aisle lately? What used to be a few shelves of loaves is now a full-length aisle of cellophane-wrapped confusion. It used to be simple to bring home a loaf. Now it requires concentration, patience and reading glasses... Read more
Studies now correlate an increase in certain health risks with soda consumption. For four years researchers tracked the soda drinking habits of 50,000 women. When women went from drinking one regular soda drink a week to at least one a day, they gain... Read more
Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... Read more
** I have been duly warned that I am in probable violation of SP guidelines about posting links to my resources. I don't find those citations in other posts, but they evidently apply to me. So, for your further reading, the ENTIRE pages may be access... Read more
If you are using this drug and have any risks of hypertension, beware. I took it last October while traveling for my back pain and overnight, my pressure shot up to 220/110, had to get emergency care and return home to my own doctor. I've saddled wit... Read more
I've hit a major plateau in the last two years and I can't seem to get it to just stop.
when I first hit 190 pounds in September of 2011 was the start of it all. I maintained there with no trouble for six months; and then started having to work rea... Read more
Sometimes I have toast or a sandwich for supper or as an evening snack. I'm not sure if this makes sense but I seem to have a stuffed up head the next morning, and puffy eyes. I'm not certain it's the bread, but does anyone else have this experienc... Read more
Other than for people allergic to gluten/wheat, eating products made from whole wheat should be a part of our healthy diet, in my opinion. The sources I use are The Mayo Clinic, WebMD, and The World's Healthiest Foods. I choose to believe the inf... Read more
Studies over the last two decades have revealed ways to chemically alter naturally digestible starches. The chemical modifications introduce bonds that make them non-digestible by human enzymes in the digestive tract. Benefits of the newly manufactur... Read more
A Warning on Overuse Injuries for Youths from The New York Times
Tofu Love from Peas & Thank You
Best Superfoods for Weight Loss from Health.com
Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (made with Greek yogurt!) from fANNEtastic food
10 All-Natural Allergy R... Read more
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