Category Archive: Health

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

Scientific Evidence of Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits

Apple Cider Vinegar Tablets Apple Cider Vinegar does have scientific backing for various health claims. Recently, a friend told me that Apple Cider Vinegar (in either liquid or tablet form) would help reduce… Continue reading

Newsweek Posts Six Worst Diets of 2009

worst diets Newsweek posted an article on the six worst diets of 2009 so far. As we all know, and say it with me, there’s no such thing as a diet! Newsweek has… Continue reading