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6/18/2018
Fit people live longer and feel better. Not exactly news. And not surprising. What is surprising is the extent that science is showing that fitness wins and the low level of fitness needed to get a benefit. Did you know that fitness makes a bigger...
5/30/2018
Like many of you, I have suffered from back pain and stiffness. Years ago I learned that I could prevent most back discomfort through regular stretching and have had great success in controlling my periodic episodes of pain and spasms by making sure...
2/18/2015
Yes,that bright red tomato loaded with lycopene beat out other antioxidants, at least in lowering the risk of kidney cancer. In a study limited to 96,196 postmenopausal women and looking only at the risk of renal cell carcinoma (as reported in...
2/5/2015
Pasta is so good and so tempting, and usually to be avoided to lose weight or to control blood glucose levels.  While pasta is, in general, better than potatoes or bread in that pasta breaks down into glucose slower than either of those, it is...
12/29/2014
In the world of nutrition, change is the norm.  That is why it is a surprise that the Best Diet really hasn't changed.  Sure, there more studies and there is now more support for it, but it is still the best way to get and stay healthy....
7/22/2014
We are picky about our water.  We buy bottled water for taste and convenience.  We know our body needs it. Some of us count our ounces (in case you don’t, you need about two thirds of your weight in pounds in ounces) and some of us go by...