Several wine and spirits brands are targeting women with their new flirty, sexy wines or "lady" liquors, with the suggestion that their products are waistline-friendly. Without sounding like the Grinch who stole Christmas, here are some sobering facts about how alcohol can derail your diet.
I certainly know that my choice is my own, but the act of eating is social and thus the choices we make have become social topics. What upsets me the most however, is the fact that most people believe eating healthy translates to being uptight and/or mentally sick is preposterous.
There are many reasons why consumers with the means to do so should select grass-fed over conventional beef. If the decision is based on perceived health benefits, then the studies suggest they might be right.
We understand that sleep is essential. But the question remains, what happens in sleep that allows for the maintenance of normal function?
This week, 23andMe, the Google-backed DTC genetic test company, stunned many observers by agreeing to stop sales of its $99 genetic test kit online, saying it will now release only ancestry information and raw data without interpretation.
If you're one of the unmotivated among us: Maintain, don't gain. Probably not enough for a cool-sounding scientific law, but it's more than enough to keep your weight under control until you're motivated to do more.
Certainly, restoring its classification will mean much for all of us who depend on medical cannabis for our well-being -- expanded research and medical acceptance, improved quality assurance and better consistency for our medicine.
If your CPAP has left you feeling a little "Vader-ish" around bedtime, I encourage you to look at the big picture. Don't allow the momentary itch of vanity to inspire a rash of unhealthy choices.
I know there is a segment of the population that has expressed intense concern over vaccines in general and that this is an emotional issue for some. But based on the science, my personal view is that the benefits of the HPV vaccine far outweigh its risks.
A company who is supposedly meant to embrace the values of yoga has just missed one entire, basic principle of the practice: That EVERYONE is accepted.
Yesterday I was the only black person in my yoga class. As I scanned the room, I also noticed I was also the largest, and I wear size 10. But I am accustomed to this scene. My uniqueness in this crowd is not an exception. It's the norm.
During this seven-year period of time I've become quite familiar with the system and the people who developed it, I've watched it change significantly over these years, and I've come to hold several opinions regarding CrossFit. Some of them I will share with you here.
I am feeling my way here in a world that does not provide a manual for how you tell your kid they have Down syndrome.
Sarah Clark was worried about her 3-year-old daughter. Adrienne had multiple temper tantrums an hour, hour after hour, and their house was constantly filled with her screaming.
Now that the winter months are upon us and the days are much colder, it's time to start thinking about ways to protect our hair from the damage that the winter elements can cause.
Care delivery that puts the patient into focus, and embraces new and innovative ways of engaging patients in their treatment will help us realize the triple aim of health reform.
People say that nobody can predict the future. But you can. If you don't find yourself in the green at the intersection of normal weight and metabolically healthy, make a plan with your doctor to get there. Your future is in your hands.
Dan is a gay man from Michigan who called my radio program on Oct. 23. He sounded frantic. He'd received one of the infamous cancellation letters from his insurance company, he said.
How do you maintain your sanity when your aunt keeps reminding you that the boy you broke up with in high school is now the CEO of the hottest new tech company and his wife looks just like you? Preparation. Know the enemy and be ready.