Staying Healthy on an Airplane

Staying Healthy on an Airplane

It is inevitable, spend a few hours in a confined space with a couple hundred other bodies at 30-K+ ft and we are likely going to get sick, yes? It is true that traveling carries certain risks to our health, catching a cold is not a foregone conclusion. From reducing our exposure to germs to prepping our […]

Companies Coming Together To Support Kids Nutrition

Companies Coming Together To Support Kids Nutrition

Orgain, makers of high-quality, doctor-developed delicious clean nutrition products, is pleased to join Whole Foods Market. In an effort to improve children’s nutrition as a core sponsor of Whole Kids Foundation’s Growing Healthy Kids Campaign. Orgain will contribute five percent of product sales – up to $50,000 – of their Kids Protein Organic Nutrition Shakes. All to […]

Is Skipping Meals To Work Really Beneficial

Is Skipping Meals To Work Really Beneficial

Americans are juggling more work and family responsibilities than ever before, and carving out time to take a full lunch break during an already packed day often falls to the bottom of the priority list. Today, the California Walnut Board & Commission released survey findings that proves this to be true: more than half of […]

Educate Your Children About Junk Food

Educate Your Children About Junk Food

Letting teenagers know they are being manipulated by food marketers may be a simple way to encourage healthier eating, according to research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Many of the leading chronic diseases threatening human health, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, are the result of poor dietary choices. These […]

Craving Foods, Here is How to Stop

Craving Foods, Here is How to Stop

An effective diet begins with a plan that maps meals and snacks based on foods that help you feel full longer. Why? If you feel satisfied, you will be less likely to get up in the middle of the night and make yourself a ‘Dagwood’ sandwich. Sometimes cravings can get the better of you. You […]

Eat Smart Foods for a Healthy Heart

Eat Smart Foods for a Healthy Heart

Eat Smart Foods for a Healthy Heart February is American Heart Month, and the ideal time to begin to make healthier food swaps Simple food swaps can save your life. That is the conclusion of a new double-blind randomized controlled trial published in the British Journal of Nutrition that found even small dietary changes can […]

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer Obesity can raise your risk of cancer in many ways. Some cancers, especially breast and endometrial cancer, are sensitive to the female sex hormone estrogen, and fat cells produce an excess of this hormone. This is why obesity in young children obesity is a a grave concern. By carrying […]