Nutrition & Fitness


Embrace Mango Madness With These Six Recipes

Whether you pluck your mango from a backyard tree, purchase it at a roadside stand or get it at the grocery store, this luscious fruit...

June 6, 2018 / 4 min read


Weight-Loss Surgery’s Vital Link to Diet, Nutrition

Obesity remains at epidemic levels among U.S. adults and it’s a growing concern with children as well. Since the early 1990s, weight-loss surgery — or...

May 29, 2018 / 2 min read


Healthy Ways to ‘Detox’

In the early 1900s, a safety practice began of bringing caged canaries into coal mines to help detect any toxic gases. If any dangerous substances...

May 2, 2018 / 2 min read


Heart Attack Symptoms: ‘I had the Wrong...

One day five years ago, Beatriz Martinez remembers that she felt symptoms she had never experienced before, including shortness of breath, dizziness and a pain...

April 9, 2018 / 2 min read


Plant-Based Diets Offer Variety of Protein Sources

A plant-based diet is not just about fruits and vegetables. It also includes whole grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and some animal-based foods, all of which...

March 22, 2018 / 3 min read


Inflammatory Foods May Increase Colon Cancer Risk

We have known for years that healthy, high-fiber foods — especially those with anti-inflammatory properties — can promote wellness and reduce your colon cancer risk....

March 13, 2018 / 2 min read


Preventing Chronic Kidney Disease

Our kidneys function as our body’s filtration system. Much like a filter in a swimming pool or fish aquarium, when the kidneys stop functioning properly,...

March 8, 2018 / 2 min read


Child Obesity Levels Still Rising — Not...

A troubling new report clears up an apparent misconception about the childhood obesity epidemic: It’s not leveling off as previous reports have indicated. In fact,...

February 27, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Eating Slowly – and Not Too...

Take your time when eating, avoid after-dinner snacks and don’t eat shortly before bedtime. These three habits will help you lose weight, a new study...

February 16, 2018 / 3 min read