Tag Archives: diet

12 Tips for Better Health

Christmas in July? Why not New Year’s in August? It’s not too late to make 2010 a banner year for healthy habits with these simple tips for better living from Certified Natural Chef and nutritionist Patty James. ... More

An E-mail to Ben Franklin

Dear Doctor Franklin: As you get out onto the streets of Philadelphia, you will notice a remarkable number of fat people waddling about. Perhaps your return will cause renewed interest in your recommendation … ... More
Pop a Grape Instead of a Pill

Pop a Grape Instead of a Pill

Grapes may be an antidote to high blood pressure caused by too much dietary salt. University of Michigan scientists put rats on high-sodium diets and gave some of them blood pressure-lowering medication, and others powder made from whole grapes. Both groups developed high blood pressure, but the systolic pressure remained lower than in rats that […] ... More
Healthy Life: Just a Bowl of Cherries?

Healthy Life: Just a Bowl of Cherries?

Tart cherries may be just what your doctor and your fitness trainer ordered. University of Michigan researchers recently found rats fed a diet high in freeze-dried whole cherries reduced their body fat by almost 10 percent, most of it off their bellies where the most dangerous fat for heart disease in humans is found. The […] ... More

Denise Austin: Resolution Revolution!

Stay on track with New Year’s resolutions by following proven tactics from one of the country’s most popular fitness experts. At 5′ 4″ and 120 pounds, Denise Austin may seem an unlikely powerhouse. But with her trademark enthusiasm and unbridled optimism, the diminutive dynamo has inspired millions to get up and get moving, earning her […] ... More