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Here's Med In Your Eye

XPRIZE | Posted 06.05.2015 | Technology
XPRIZE

They're the windows to the soul, the limpid pools in which we drown in each other's gaze -- all that good stuff. But it's the 21st century; haven't we figured out anything else the eyes are good for? You know, besides seeing?

Calorie for Calorie, Fructose Packs On More Pounds

Justin S. Rhodes | Posted 06.01.2015 | Science
Justin S. Rhodes

More kids today are eating highly processed foods and drinks instead of fresh fruits, vegetables and prepared foods. Does the source of the calories matter? I used to think not. I used to think that what we are eating is fine but that we just need to eat less of it. However, I've proved myself wrong.

Why Some Sugary Drinks Leave You Wanting More

Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe Pubbed: May 05, 2015 12:58pm ET on LiveScience. The type of sugar in your drink may affect how much food you want to e...

How to Slow Aging Now: What Your Doctor Won't Tell You

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Most articles that find themselves under such a headline are not based in good science. Products promising long life and physical transformation usu...

25 Tips for Living With Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

These tips are in no particular order, and they won't all apply to you. However, if you find one or two you can put into practice, your life and your health may vastly improve.

The Best Sources For The Obscure Ingredients In Milk Bar Recipes

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.06.2014 | Taste

We tracked them down so you don't have to.

Sylvia Earle and 70 Men

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.14.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

The reporter was obviously incredulous that marine biologist Dr. Sylvia Earle thought it wasn't an issue that she would be the only woman aboard a ship for six weeks studying the Indian Ocean -- and that all of her colleagues were men!

Big Soda Misinforms California's Senators

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

On April 9, the Health Committee of the California State Senate passed Senate Bill 1000 (Monning), the Soda Warning Label Bill by a vote of 5-2. The ...

My Doctor's Nutrition Advice For My Diabetes, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.27.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to planning meals as a diabetic,Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some everyday tips to share with us. She...

Avoiding Diabetes If You Are Pre-Diabetic, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.27.2014 | MarloThomas

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, gave us a few helpful, small steps you can take if you're pre-diabetic in order to avoid devel...

Alzheimer's: Google Glass As Brain Prosthetic

George Vradenburg | Posted 03.23.2014 | Fifty
George Vradenburg

As Google strives to drive innovation into the challenge of living better longer, there's a real chance to have a global impact.

Get Sugar Smart

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Anne Alexander, editorial director, Prevention Over the past couple of years, I have developed a food obsession. Not as in "I am obse...

When to Exercise: Timing Is Everything

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

You don't need money. You don't need a gym. You don't need equipment. You don't need another person. For a remarkably small investment of time you can dramatically lower your risk for the most common diseases of our time.

Is Sugar Toxic? What Latest Research Says

| Ferris Jabr | Posted 07.16.2013 | Science

Our very first experience of exceptional sweetness—a dollop of buttercream frosting on a parent’s finger; a spoonful of strawberry ice cream inste...

Is Sugar From Fruit Better For You Than White Sugar?

Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

By YouBeauty.com We Asked: Joy Dubost, R.D., is a nutritionist, food scientist and a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. T...

The Power Of Lemonade

Jon Wortmann | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

Why do we make bad decisions? Why do we eat that extra cookie or choose a cheeseburger instead of a salad with grilled chicken? It turns out there is nothing wrong with you when you give into fatigue or temptation. Your brain has simply run out of gas.

My Dearest Sweetheart: It's Over! A Public Breakup

Henry Freeman | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Henry Freeman

Sweetie, you have been so very sweet to me over the years and I really enjoyed your company so many times. But I have bad news for you today: I'm ...

Can't Stop Craving Carbs?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Let's continue our exploration of cravings. In my last post, we discussed how stress causes us to crave carbs. I also mentioned that sometimes, simply being hungry will do the same since carbs readily convert to glucose.

What Do You Crave?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Cravings are, to me, some of the most interesting and most frustrating things when making lifestyle changes that involve food, alcohol or smoking, particularly because these habits often have a physiological origin.

Diabetic College Students Juggle Glucose Levels and Class

North by Northwestern | Posted 07.29.2012 | College
North by Northwestern

Yet in trying to be a normal college student, I sometimes lose sight of the fact that my body isn't normal. And if I don't realize that soon, the façade of normality associated with diabetes will fade as I age and long-term consequences set in. College only happens once, yes. But so does life.

Carbohydrates: To Use Or Abuse?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Facts won't make you achieve the ideal figure, a healthy heart, or freedom from aging and disease.  Life isn't a puzzle with many pieces that need to fit where they belong. Life is an unfolding process, and it's your choice to make that process into one of continuous evolution.

How to Avoid 'Expectation Overload'

Sondra Kornblatt | Posted 03.24.2012 | Women
Sondra Kornblatt

Women want to know the magic cure to keep their minds going and going and going. But the truth is that all this going and going and going is why you feel like you're losing your mind.

Is High Fructose Corn Syrup Really Dangerous?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

In recent years, one particular processed food ingredient, known as high-fructose corn syrup, has been singled out as a possible health risk.

Diabetes: Put Down that Cola and Pick up Celery!

Robin Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robin Wilson

A pivotal moment occurred recently when a friend - only 45 years old! - was hospitalized for diabetes related complications. And then the outcome - a...

Cancer Cells Slurp Up Fructose, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Pancreatic tumor cells use fructose to divide and proliferate, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that challenges the common wisdom that all s...