Peas and carrots just go together. You might recall Forrest Gump describe his unbreakable friendship as follows: “Jenny and me was like peas and carrots.”
Recently, a very good friend of mine who is about 60-years-old told me her blood test came back showing excessive vitamin B12.
Every two years, we are graced with the world's best athletes competing and battling it out for athletic supremacy and national pride. The athletes who performed in the Winter Olympics, which ended a few days ago, were no different.
When it comes to the use of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) in golf, Tiger Woods is reported to have quipped that the only thing he’d expect a tour player to test positive for was a hangover. Unfortunately, while it may be true that golf, in general, has a lower incidence of PED use when compared to other sports, one leading trainer has estimated that up to half of the top 100 golfers have used or use PEDs,
When it comes to losing weight and being satisfied with the way our bodies look, whatever will help us achieve quick results and instant gratification is usually the most appealing. This may be part of the reason why an estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, and Americans spend $33 billion each year on weight loss products.
They say you are what you eat. If this is true and you eat a lot of ultra-processed foods, you may be “cancerous.”
Along with sweet potatoes, beets, onions and radish, carrots are considered root vegetables.
If you live in California and part of your morning routine involves a visit to Starbucks, Coffee Bean or any other coffee shop, you may soon see signs in these places, informing you of something far more critical than the seasonal frappuccino flavors.
One of the most popular Valentine’s Day treats is chocolate. And if you are a health nut, you might suggest dark chocolate gifts to celebrate the day, because chocolate is widely known to have health benefits, like putting you in a good mood. Recently, it has even been reported that eating chocolate may be better than codeine to stop a cough (and who wants to be coughing on Valentine’s Day?).
Most overall healthy adults, especially those who have received the flu vaccine, are able to weather even the worst of flu symptoms and recover in a relatively short period of time.
Fruits contain many essential nutrients that are necessary for us to maintain good health. And we have many options to choose from when it comes to obtaining our daily supply of nutrients.
The artichoke is one of the world’s oldest medicinal plants. They were seen in ancient Egyptian writings as a symbol of fertility and sacrifice. Ancient Greeks and Romans used this plant as a digestive aid. And reportedly in 16th century Europe, the artichoke was favored as a food by royalty.
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