Category Archive: Health

How can I eat less fat at a fast food restaurant?


Salad Since many fast food restaurants have adopted the “bigger is better” attitude, classic small, medium, and large sizes are no longer available. Great question on the American Diabetes Association webpage.   Now… Continue reading

Steal secrets from the world’s healthiest guys


Omega-3 Want to be happier, get in shape and have better sex? Try these strategies MSNBC posted a great slide viewer on where the healthiest men in the world live and how they… Continue reading

Constant Cravings


cornacopia of craving Here’s how to quickly and easily crush a craving for chocolate: Use your feet.  Literally. A walk worked wonders for a small group of chocoholics. When compared with a couch-potato… Continue reading

Veggie Tips For Haters


Vegetables Great advice from Web MD. Over the past six years, since my Kidney Transplant, I’ve learned to love all vegetables. It wasn’t always so, and my poor mom couldn’t ’sneak’ them into… Continue reading

Feeling rundown? You May need Magnesium


Magnesium If you’re feeling tired, achy, fatigued and weak, you may need more Magnesium in your diet. Magnesium supplementation may be indicated when a specific health problem or condition causes an excessive loss… Continue reading

Hard-wired to Overeat


Thanksgiving Dinner Overload Some people may simply be hard-wired to overeat, brain scans show. Brian Alexander on MSNBC health wrote about an interesting idea that many claim that gives answers. Some people’s brains… Continue reading

Low-carb, low-calorie Diet Tricks


Gazpacho When it comes to weight loss, some calories count more than others. In a yearlong study of overweight people on a reduced-calorie diet, those enjoying soup each day lost more weight than people… Continue reading

Obesity Epidemic Paralyzes Health Care Reform


Dollar Signs Health Insurance would rather pay for diabetes, heart and other symptoms of Obesity but not bariatric or obesity treatment. A sign of the times: Insurance companys would rather fork over payments… Continue reading

New public service announcement (PSA) series about MyPyramid


My Pyramid PSA From My Pyramid and the Ad Council have teamed to bring you a new serie sof Public Series Announcements regarding the New My Pyramid. Here’s one:   Less than 25% of adolescents eat the… Continue reading

Planning is Key to Dinner


Stove According to real age, if women take time to plan, cook and eat dinner, they’ll not only be healthier, but enjoy it. This makes sense, not only just for women, but for… Continue reading