Articles relating to 'HEALTHY EATING'
Lift your mood with these healing foods

healing-foodsWhen I’m stressed or feeling down, I’m quick to turn to chocolate – and I don’t stop at the recommended single high-cocoa dark chocolate square! That’s the trouble with emotional eating. Once you start, it’s hard to just say no more.

But there are better ways to get your smile back. The feel-good factor from chocolate is mostly … Read More

Eat this every day to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke

Eat this to reduce your risk of heart disease and strokeWhen it comes to your heart health and reducing your risk of getting cardiovascular disease (CVD), it may be as easy as what you eat. In fact, new research suggests by incorporating whole grains into your diet, you’re highly benefiting your heart.

According to research by the Harvard School of Public Health – published in JAMA Internal Medicine – … Read More

4 ways to make this holiday season your healthiest yet

health, sugar, health, sugar The holiday season can be a joyous time of year gathering with friends and family, exchanging gifts and enjoying meals together. There’s something to be said for celebrating the people closest to you!

But the holidays can also stir up many other feelings as well that aren’t so joyous. Stress, anxiety, loneliness and fatigue can all take a … Read More

Harvard’s scientific trick: Healthy food becomes irresistible?

healthy eating, brainDon’t like the taste of wheatgrass or cod liver oil? How about broccoli, my least favorite childhood vegetable?!

If it sounds like something you wouldn’t ever try, or can’t bring yourself to eat, think again. Recent research has suggested that there is, in fact, a way you can be “trained” to like those less than palatable foods.

A … Read More

4 popular foods that can make seniors sick

HEALTHY EATING, TOXINSI can’t stress enough to my patients the importance of healthy eating. Whether it’s for their blood pressure, diabetes or to prevent illness, a well-balanced diet high in essential nutrients is the key to a long life.

But sometimes what you think is reasonably healthy, just isn’t. Worse still, it contains hidden toxins that can sabotage your best … Read More

Why thawing foods at room temperature could land you in the ER

food poisoning, prevention Summer is the season for fun-filled family barbecues. But most people don’t think about their food safety until they – or someone they know – gets sick from eating contaminated food.

Not something to be taken lightly, food poisoning is especially serious and potentially life-threatening for older adults, as well as people with weaker immune systems. If you have … Read More

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