DASH May Reduce Heart Failure By Almost Half

According to new research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the DASH plan, designed to be heart healthy, has now been proven to lower blood pressure and possibly reduce…

Four Fun Manmade Spots to See in Montana

When visiting Big Sky Country, you may wish to stay at a dude ranch. You may be a camping enthusiast and want to visit Montana’s 54 state parks and nine…

Swimming More Impactful than Running

Because of bad knees, bad backs, other medical issues or a general disdain for the activity, many of us don’t run or jog. But, don’t worry, there is something gentler…

Puzzles May Help Your Brain Stay Young

Puzzles are great fun and a nice part of any day. You can use them to wake your brain up in the morning or to wind down in the evening.…

Is Sugar Hidden in Your Savory Meal?

Added sugar isn’t in and of itself a bad thing. It’s merely sugar that isn’t in food to begin with and was used as an ingredient. People can eat added…

Five Italian Recipes for Your Dinner Table

Italian food is a staple of many people’s diets. However, between the pasta, bread and pastry, it’s easy to think that Italian food is off limits for your dinner table…

Are Bananas Okay for Blood Sugar?

Fruit is delicious and nutritious. Some people with blood sugar concerns worry that fruit is too high in sugar to be healthy. It’s easy to discount them for being carb-heavy…

Is it Bad to Skip Breakfast?

We have been told, by parents, diet books and breakfast food manufacturers that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s one of the dietary statements that most…

What to See and Do in Missouri

After taking a week off, our online road trip is heading to Missouri. We are halfway through the country — we’ve been traveling alphabetically — and we are still thrilled…

Mindfulness Helps Break Habits

Mindfulness is frequently the butt of jokes. Many interpret mindfulness as navel-gazing and believe it’s a mix of breathing and yogis. However, using the techniques of mindfulness, you can see…