Vitamin D may protect against common cold

pills Theresa Tamkins of Health magazine has this tip: Vitamin D may protect people — especially those with asthma and other chronic lung conditions — from colds and other respiratory tract infections, according… Continue reading

Teen Who Once Ate 15,000 Calories a Day Drops 280 Pounds

at 34 Stone An overweight teenager who once ate 15,000 calories a day has lost 280 pounds after undergoing weight-loss surgery. This is amazing! Malissa Jones, of Selby in North Yorks, England, tipped… Continue reading

Campbell’s Tomato Soup to Cut Sodium by 32 Percent

Tomato Great news for soup lovers! The first Campbell soup is getting a low-sodium makeover.   The Campbell Soup Co. announced Wednesday that its tomato soup — the one painted by Andy Warhol… Continue reading

Is Volumetrics for you?

Volumetrics “Free foods” are those that help you get more bang for your buck because they contain a lot of water, fiber, and flavor, which fill you up without a lot of calories. This… Continue reading

When to toss old spices and condiments

Cloves, Allspice and Cinnamon I’ve long been a big fan of spices in cooking instead of salt. But there comes a time when even the consummate cook has old spices in store. When to… Continue reading

A Health Drink for Your Teeth

Orange Juice Which is better for your teeth — orange juice or tea? Turns out that OJ ranks right up there with soda in terms of its enamel-damaging potential. But tea’s effect on… Continue reading

Personalized Nutrition in the Future

Sunshine Experts: Different people probably won’t react the same to any given nutrient Being deficient in a nutrient such as vitamin D has harmful effects   But it’s not clear that excess vitamins… Continue reading

Go Low Starch!

Whole Grain Starch As a diabetic and weight loss novice, I’ve learned I had to give up my starches. No, not talking about starch in my clothes, but my food. Which foods have a… Continue reading

Boost your Immune System with these Foods

Mushrooms 9 resistance-boosting foods and ingredients to help you win the cold war Yogurt Probiotics, or the “live active cultures” found in yogurt, are healthy bacteria that keep the gut and intestinal tract… Continue reading

3 Nontraditional Comfort Foods

Ratatouille Great post from Real Age: That bowl of ice cream made you feel better. For about 2 minutes. Now you need a nap.   Next time you need a pick-me-up, reach for… Continue reading