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You Can Eat Steak in a Heart-Healthy Way

Red meat is something many of us with heart health or cholesterol concerns cut entirely from our diet. For some people that’s no problem at all. But, for many folks,…

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…

What is the Pegan Diet and Would It Be Good for You?

The pegan diet is a hot new trend of 2019. But what is it and would it be good for you? Susan Selasky of the Detroit Free Press reported that…

Are Eggs Good or Bad?

Eggs have long been demonized for containing LDL cholesterol — the cholesterol labeled as bad. However, research has shown that the body’s cholesterol comes from the liver, not diet. But,…

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…

Four Vegetarian Mediterranean Recipes to Enjoy

In early February, we looked at delicious meaty Mediterranean recipes. The Mediterranean diet — rich in healthy fats and proteins but low in processed carbs — is extolled for its…

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…