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ER doctors say seniors at risk of this one critical condition

malnutrition, seniorsMy mom is always saying how she and my dad eat far less than they used to. They just don’t have a big appetite and don’t like to eat out at restaurants much, either, because the portions, they complain, are far too big. (And they are for anyone, in my opinion.)

Now it could be because my folks … Read More

Relief from pain and swelling with this tropical fruit…

HEALTH BENEFITS, HEALTHY FOODPineapple already has so much going for it. It’s delicious, of course, and inherently summery. A cooling treat on a hot day and a nice change of pace from apples and oranges.

But did you know that this healthy food also has impressive health benefits?

Here are the Top 5 reasons to add this healthy food to your … Read More

What my son just doesn’t understand

fast foodWhen it comes to packing my son, Quinton’s, lunch box, I’m an all-star. No ready-made Lunchables. I’ve got three types of raw vegetables, often with dip on the side, a sandwich with nitrate-free ham and lettuce, or nut butter (no peanuts, of course), organic applesauce, sunflower seeds. Gold star!

He’s just turned five and is a relatively good … Read More

Why that morning coffee is more important now than ever

dna, fat, dna, fatHere’s to enjoying your morning joe!

Coffee has been in the hot seat for years and there are a number of studies that are both for and against the popular caffeinated beverage. Now you can add one more plus to the list.

New research shows that coffee might help to keep your DNA healthy and cut body fat, … Read More

New research turns conventional diet plan for diabetics on its ear

diet, diabetesHave you heard that you should eat several small meals a day to maintain stable blood sugar and lose weight? That notion has made the rounds, and likely endorsed your daily snacking routine (and those handy 100-calorie packets!).

But new research is suggesting this could be bad advice, particularly for diabetics.

Two large meals each day may be … Read More

I can’t believe it’s not sugar! New ‘sweetener’ to hit the market

SUGAR, SWEETENERHow much sugar or sweetener did you add to your tea or coffee this morning? No matter what your preferred style of sweetening up your morning beverage, a newcomer to the market could eliminate the need for either.

A new “sweetness enhancer” has been produced by San Diego-based Senomyx and exclusively licensed by PepsiCo Inc. for use in … Read More

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