Nutrition

Soluble corn fiber can help young women build bone, and older women preserve bone

Soluble corn fiber can help young women build bone, and older women preserve bone

Supplementing with soluble corn fiber at two critical times in a woman's life -- adolescence and post-menopause -- can help build and retain calcium...
Follow the DASH lifestyle for optimal health

Follow the DASH lifestyle for optimal health

If you are determined to make healthy lifestyle changes and need a little structure and guidance, look no further than DASH! DASH, which stands for...
Getting all the nutrients from vegetarian eating

Getting all the nutrients from vegetarian eating

You can get all the nutrients you need from a vegetarian-eating plan by eating a variety of foods. But you may need to take extra...
What sugar substitutes are best?

What sugar substitutes are best?

With the ever-increasing attention on sugar in the American diet, it is common to want to replace its sweet taste with a sugar substitute,...
Calcium supplements linked to dementia risk in women with certain health conditions

Calcium supplements linked to dementia risk in women with certain health conditions

According to a new study, calcium supplements may be associated with an increased risk of dementia in older women who have had a stroke...
Weighing the health benefits of coffee

Weighing the health benefits of coffee

Chances are, you or someone you know is a coffee drinker. Admittedly, I love coffee and my relationship with it is one of slight dependency....
How to improve your food choice at home

How to improve your food choice at home

Healthy eating is an important part of a good lifestyle. There are many small ways that you can change your eating habits so that you...
Apple cider vinegar may help with diabetes and blood sugar control

Apple cider vinegar may help with diabetes and blood sugar control

Fall always makes me think of apples … crunchy raw apples, baked apple crisp, caramel apples and apple cider vinegar. Wait, vinegar? Apple cider vinegar...
What's the best way to cook pasta

What’s the best way to cook pasta?

Pasta noodles contain only three ingredients: eggs, water and flour. But how can you achieve a tasty result every time? Cooking pasta chemically changes how...
10 tips to add more fruit to your day

10 tips to add more vegetables to your day

It’s easy to eat more vegetables! Eating vegetables is important because they provide vitamins and minerals and most are low in calories. To t more...