For years, experts have believed that lowering sodium consumption reduces the risk of heart disease. Now a large new study suggests that it may not be so simple.
Archive for November, 2011
For many Americans, the thought of a morning without coffee is unbearable. More than half of adults drink it regularly, typically about three cups a day. Most people rarely consider side effects beyond restlessness or trouble falling asleep at night. But coffee and espresso can have other consequences in people taking certain drugs, by either […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKFlzY1ZyGo&feature=relmfu[/youtube]Watch Kermit and the Swedish Chef serve up cooking safety tips. What really happens when you put metal in the microwave? Will the Swedish Chef avoid disaster?
Have a New Year’s resolution or two looming on the horizon? Of course you do! And we bet getting in better shape made the top of your 2012 to-do list, just like ours. Are you wondering how far you have to go? Looking in the mirror isn’t always the best fitness gauge. Warm up for […]
As we enjoy our most food-oriented holiday, nutritionists and food safety experts recommend that particular care be taken to ensure that leftovers — whether kept for later meals or dispatched home with guests — don’t become a catalyst for the pain, vomiting, and diarrhea that afflicts some 400,000 Americans annually on Thanksgiving.
Do some of your dinner guests (most likely family members) end up napping after consuming your big Thanksgiving Day feast? Folklore has it that the tryptophan-rich turkey is the reason behind the prevalence of snoozers sprawled out in your living room after the leftovers are tucked away.
Exercise researchers say, of two things: how hard it is for someone who is not used to running to suddenly take up the sport; and how unnecessarily complicated advice about running has become as “experts” battle over shoes and running form and training programs.
Depression, whether caused by the loss of a job, relationship problems or financial issues, is usually a result of persistent stress. It’s no secret that many people are dealing with depression or some other type of debilitating emotion these days.
Many migraine sufferers are reluctant to hit the gym, fearful that pushing themselves too hard may bring on an attack. But for some, exercise may have the opposite effect.
Toucan Sam has repented! Dig’Em Frog has seen the light! The sugary mascots of America’s breakfast cereals, under fire from Nutrition Action and other advocacy groups, are preaching a new gospel.