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

Is Green Tea the Wonderfood?

Green Tea From CNN Health: Is decaffeinated green tea as healthy as regular green tea? Are plums as healthy as prunes? Are fresh cranberries as healthy as dried cranberries? The “buzz” in the media… Continue reading

Sexy foods that put you in the mood For Valentines Day

Alcohol Citrus fruits contain nutrients that are essential for men’s reproductive health Strawberries contain folic acid, which helps ward off birth defects in women   A drink or two can help you relax… Continue reading

Is your diet making you fat?

Horn of Plenty Why some slimming strategies backfire — and fixes to help reach your goal You save your calories for a big dinner Yes, cutting total calories leads to weight loss. But… Continue reading

Dietary Recommendations from MyPyramid.gov

My Pyramid Great general recommendations from THE USDA’s MyPyramid.gov. Discuss with your health care provider first before starting any change in diet or exercise. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT To maintain body weight in a healthy… Continue reading

Nutrition After Cancer Treatment

Butterbur Most eating-related side effects of cancer treatments go away after the treatment ends. Sometimes side effects such as poor appetite, dry mouth, change in taste or smell,trouble swallowing, or significant weight loss… Continue reading