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Top Health Concerns for Men

Heart Disease Risk Factors: high blood pressure and high LDL cholesterol How to Protect: Exercise and Diet Include low-fat dairy, poultry, fish, legumes, and nuts Limit refined carbohydrates and red meat Limit sodium to less than 2,400 milligrams per day Limit added sugar to no more than 25g per day Include a fruit and vegetable […]

How to get your child to eat vegetables

What are some strategies to get your kid to eat healthy? Make food fun, etc.?  Whether giving them a hands-on experience or allowing them to make choices, involving children in the preparation and cooking process is important. Food can be inherently exciting for children because it involves the sensory experiences of touching, smelling, seeing and […]

What’s the Skinny on Detox Diets?

On every social media site, all over the internet, and on TV celebrities are endorsing detox diets. They are often convincing, who wouldn’t want to look like a celebrity?  Beyoncé swears by the “Lemonade Diet” and Dr. Oz is singing praises of viewer success with the 3-Day Cleanse.  So what’s the skinny? There are no […]

Does It Matter How Often You Work Out?

Can’t drag yourself to the gym today? Don’t sweat it—just log extra time tomorrow. When it comes to a few major exercise health benefits, it doesn’t matter how frequently you work out, as long as you get at least a total of 150 minutes of physical activity each week, according to new research published in […]

Unbelievable Chicken

Ingredients 1/4 cup cider vinegar 3 tablespoons prepared coarse-ground mustard 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 lime, juiced 1/2 lemon, juiced 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon salt ground black pepper to taste 6 tablespoons olive oil 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves Directions Step 1 In a large glass bowl, mix the […]

The Mediterranean Way

According to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a Mediterranean diet supplemented with nuts or olive oil dramatically reduced the risk of heart disease and stroke compared with a low-fat diet. A total of 7,447 people with high cardiovascular risk participated in the study and were assigned to one of […]