Tag Archive: nutrition

Healthy Thursday: Dental Care in the United States


My question is why isn’t Dental Care free in the United States? We are supposedly the richest nation on earth with the best ‘health care available’ for everyone. More like, the U.S. has… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: What is a Healthy Goal?


You’ve decided to start living healthier, that’s great!  So, now what?  What do you do?  Do you do radical changes, tossing out all your food, buying instead tofu and quinoa? Get up before… Continue reading

Coffee can lessen the pain of exercise


Cup of Coffee Caffeine eases aftereffects of athletic exertion, new study suggests Let’s hear it for Coffee!!! HOORAH!!!   That cup of coffee that many gym rats, bikers and runners swill before a… Continue reading

Protein: Are You Getting Enough?


Meats and Protein Nutrition facts labels prominently display information about protein. But of the three macronutrients in food – protein, fat, and carbohydrates — protein may be the one most of us know least… Continue reading

Five ways to boost your metabolism


barbell Five easy ways to helpyour metabolism speed up. Exercise more. When you walk, run, or lift weights, you increase the energy required of your body, which raises your metabolism then, and for… Continue reading

Forget low-fat — calories count more in dieting


Salad Key to weight loss really is limiting and burning off calories, researcher says Low-fat, low-carb or high-protein? The kind of diet doesn’t matter, scientists say. All that really counts is cutting calories… Continue reading

“How can we tackle my 10-year-old’s weight problem?”


Jumprope Great Q&A from Diet and Fitness Expert Dr. Melina Jampolis, Physician Nutrition Specialist: My 10-year-old daughter struggles with her weight. We have been told by our family doctor that she is “off… Continue reading

The key to weight loss? Calories.


Calorie Scale Some previous studies have found that low carbohydrate diets like Atkins work better than a traditional low-fat diet. But the new research found that the key to losing weight boiled down… 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