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Timing Matters for Diet

When talking about health and weight, we focus primarily on diet and exercise. We rarely speak of timing or frequency. However, there have been two significant changes in recent history…

Multigenerational Study Finds Signature of Aging

Why is it that people can look so much older or younger than their age on the calendar? The Salk Institute, looking at skin cells, have found age-related genetic patterns.…

Compassion Is Good for Health

We’ve all heard of the mind-body connection and that health relates to attitude. But, did you know, that feeling compassion is good for your health? In fact, compassion is so…

The Case for Eating More Fruit

There is a pervasive myth that fruit is a trojan horse when it comes to health. People will swear that fruit is unhealthy and filled with too much sugar. People…

Brown Sugar Alternative You Should Know

Truvia, Splenda, monk fruit — we know these noncaloric sweeteners. Recipes call for them all the time, ways to boost sweetness without using white sugar. They are excellent, while sometimes…

Drinking Alcohol Good for Older People

There is good news and bad from a new study out of Boston Medical Center. The good news is that the health benefits of drinking alcohol may be underestimated in…

Why National Nutrition Month May Help You

With the start of Lent, many Americans will be giving up unhealthy actions and foods this month. Additionally, March is National Nutrition Month. The American Dietetic Association (ADA) originally launched…

Cutting Salt May Not Help Your Heart

We have long been told that cutting salt from our diets is one of the best ways to fight heart disease. However, that may not be wholly correct. Salt is…

Make Monday Matter!

Two months into 2019, most of us have broken our New Year’s Resolution and some can’t even remember what it was. The problem with starting your changes on January 1st…

Use Your Brain to Aid Memory

There’s excellent news for those of us who didn’t go to college: higher educations is not linked to protection from mental decline. But, there are ways for all of us…