Poor Nutrition Might be Killing Our Kids, Not Ritalin!

The nation suffered yet again another tragic school shooting! And, as with previous shootings, amid the expressions of sympathy and solidarity, the pundits took to the media to share their opinions on the cause of an epidemic that continues unabated. One of the most recent was given by Oliver North, the new head of the National Rifle Association (NRA). Of course, it’s human nature to look for ways to make sense of out of something as tragic as school shootings by looking for a simple explanation that leads to an equally simple solution.

Let’s Get to the Root of Why Jicama is So Good

Many people love savory, salty foods like French fries. But we all know this is not the healthiest way to eat potatoes. One great alternative to standard fries is making oven-baked sweet potato fries at home. But if you want to get more adventurous in the kitchen, perhaps you should consider making jicama fries.

Turn Up the Volume on the Volumetrics Diet

I don’t like the concept of “going on a diet.” This suggests something temporary! In fact, my concept of dieting is dying by avoiding food. We need to eat to live, and we live healthily by eating healthily.

9 Herbs And Spices That Can Add Excitement To Your Life After 60

I recently came across a quote which stated that “aging can be fun if you lay back and enjoy it.” I thought about it for a while and concluded how wrong this thinking is.

Why You Should Stop to Smell the Lemongrass

Garlic, black pepper, cayenne, thyme. These are some of your more common, “everyday” spices and herbs you may use at home to flavor meals. And although they all make great flavoring agents and deliver some amazing health benefits, I find myself wanting to further engage my taste buds and cook with ingredients I am less familiar with using.

Why Some Children Have Too Little Vitamin A, While Others Have Too Much

It may not be happening as much here in our own backyard, but millions of children around the world are fighting for their lives as they suffer the consequences of being deficient in a critical nutrient -- vitamin A.

Diversity is a Good thing, Even in Your Gut!

Trillions of microbes live in our guts. So it’s really important that we start paying more attention to these organisms and how they may impact our health. These organisms play a crucial role in maintaining our health, especially our immune systems.

Unscrambling the Ongoing Debate About Whether You Should Eat Eggs

Before a woman in Italy named Emma Morano died about a year ago, she celebrated her 117th birthday!

Are Vitamin Infusions Worth All The Hype?

Las Vegas is America’s adult playground, but it can definitely take a toll on you if you overdo it. We’ve all been there!

A Healthier Pasta Option May Start With Zucchini

“Today, more than 160,000 fast- food restaurants feed more than 50 million Americans each and every day, generating sales of more than $110 billion dollars annually,” according to one source.

5 Things You Can Do Now That Will Give You Relief From Arthritis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 54 million adults in the United States have some form of doctor-diagnosed arthritis. And this number is projected to increase to 78 million by 2040.

Think Nail Biting is Harmless? You Won’t After Reading This

I’m an occasional nail biter. It’s a habit I’ve had for years. Half the time, I don’t even realize I’m doing it. And I’ve always thought this habit was pretty harmless, until I came across this recent news story.

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