Recently, I was listening to the radio in the car, and one of my favorite songs from my college days, Carole King’s “You’ve Got a Friend,” was playing.
Meat is a major staple in the American diet. But many Americans are eating less meat or following a plant-based diet. Recent data suggests that six percent of Americans now identify as vegan.
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, who was a trailblazer as the first female chair of the House Rules Committee, died today. She died just one week after falling in her D.C. home.
We send our kids to school, hoping that they will attain the skills and knowledge they need to become successful, thriving and healthy adults. But our schools historically have not exactly received an A+ rating for providing healthy information and meals. And kids will have difficulty being truly successful as adults if they don’t have the tools and information to stay healthy.
Do you remember when coconut oil became one of the most popular “health foods” on the market? People could not seem to get enough of this supposed miracle oil!
It’s hard to believe it has been nearly nine years since we lost Michael Jackson, the King of Pop. I think we were all shocked when the story of his death flooded the news on June 25, 2009. He was only 50-years-old when he died.
Okra is one of those vegetables that many people may not know about. Many claim it originated in Ethiopia and was introduced to Europeans and Americans during the transatlantic slave trade. Some also say the Egyptians were the first to cultivate okra, in the basin of the Nile.
Who doesn’t like raspberries? They taste great, and they are beautiful in color.
Vitamin D is one of those nutrients that is crucial for maintaining our overall health. For one, it is just as important as calcium when it comes to building and maintaining strong bones. Getting enough vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium.
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.”
Who doesn’t love music? With all of the different genres of music out there, there is something for everyone. Not a day goes by where we don’t hear some type of music, whether it is on the television, in the car, in the grocery store, at the dentist’s office, at a restaurant or via our headphones at the gym.
High blood pressure, (hypertension), is a major public health problem in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 75 million American adults (that’s 1 of 3 every adults) have high blood pressure.
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