You may not have ever heard of the ackee fruit, the national fruit of Jamaica. Ackee and saltfish is a traditional Jamaican dish and is actually a staple breakfast meal.
Passion fruit! Just the name of this fruit makes it enticing to eat.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month and a time to focus on the responsible use of alcohol. Drinking alcohol is a socially acceptable part of our culture, but we often forget that it is an addictive substance.
Many people fail to realize that herbs like cilantro are not only great flavoring agents, but they are generally just as nutrient dense as the fruit and vegetables we eat.
For those of you who live in colder climates with limited sun at certain points during the year, I can imagine you are excited for the upcoming months of summer. Pretty soon it will be time for the beach, barbecues and all sorts of fun outdoor activities.
Have you ever pondered how much poor health or medical problems may affect your financial health?
Spring is here, and summer is just around the corner. So you know what that means: barbecues, barbecues and more barbecues!
Last year, a 67-year-old man poisoned himself by eating apricot kernels (the seeds of this fruit). He was in remission for prostate cancer but otherwise appeared healthy.
Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. So it makes perfect sense that it is a major health concern for most people.
It’s spring time, and asparagus is now in season. You are likely most familiar with green asparagus, but this delicious, crunchy veggie also comes in purple and white. And there are up to 300 species of asparagus around the world.
There are two important things you need to know about weight in America today. First, the National Institutes of Health reports that two out of every three adults is either overweight or obese. Second, multiple reports indicate that more than half of Americans want to lose weight and almost 90 percent of teenage girls feel pressured to be skinny. Combine these two, and you have a perfect storm of overweight people desperate to drop pounds (often for the wrong reasons) and willing to try almost anything to achieve often unrealistic weight goals.
Want to know your risk for dementia? It may be related to your fitness level.
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