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The Power of Pumpkins.

  Fall has officially arrived. Everywhere you look Autumn is on display from the corn shocks and the mums to the pumpkins. But if you only think of pumpkins as a fall decoration for your front porch you are missing out on the real beauty of this brightly colored gourd.          …

Tomato; the fruit masquerading as a vegetable.

Tennessee and Ohio consider it a fruit; while Arkansas folks can’t decide what it is. Which do you consider it to be?

The Many Aliases of Sugar

What is sugar? Sugar is a simple carbohydrate that provides calories for the body to use as energy yet has no nutritional value. Sugar comes in two forms: naturally occurring and added or processed sugar. What is the difference? There is a big difference between natural and added sugars. ‘Naturally occurring sugars‘ refers to sugar…

Brain Training

Think memory loss and degeneration are an inevitable part of aging? Not so experts say.

Research studies consistently show that being physically active helps alleviate the effects of aging on both, your body and your mind.

Here’s the NEAT thing:

 Well, here we go again. It’s that time of year when it seems like every advertisement on TV, radio and internet is promoting “quick and easy” weight-loss. You know the routine.   TV Stars plugging commercial weight-loss programs with pre-packaged meals and snacks Advertisers hawking a ‘revolutionary’ new pill or program to ‘melt the fat’…

What Vitamin D can do for you!

Do you feel like your get up and go has got up and went? Want to have more energy and stamina? Looking to improve your health and ward off diseases? Consider the surprising health benefits of Vitamin D.

Tips to navigate the Thanksgiving Dinner.

And soon it begins, the seemingly never ending feeding frenzy that stretches from Thanksgiving all the way through New-Years and (sometimes even Super-bowl Sunday). So many occasions to splurge ‘just this once‘ . But nearly 3 months of ‘because- it’s- a- special- occasion,- I’ll- treat- myself’   eating can do some serious  damage to your waistline,…

No Need to Fear the Yolk!

Are eggs all they’re cracked up to be? Popular myth says eggs are to be avoided – or, at least, the yolk is. Perhaps you have switched over to egg whites in a carton, thinking that whites have all the nutrition yet none of the fat and cholesterol, or do they? Cholesterol is, for sure,…

What’s up with the whole FDA-Trans Fats Ban?

After years of legal wrangling the FDA has finally takes steps to ban Trans fatty acids from our food supply.

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