Our culture has developed this fantasy that people can eat anything they want, do no exercise, and any health complications will be resolved with a few pills or injections. Nothing could be further from the truth.
A decade ago, getting food behemoths to even think about supporting healthier fare was a very tough task. Yet today we're seeing a new wave both in government and business toward "healthy living policies."
Several studies have found that the attitude toward vitamins and other nutritional supplements is Don't ask, don't tell. How do you know when interactions among drugs and supplements will be beneficial?
With so many "functional" beverages out there, one wonder if they provide actual health benefits or are just trendy. With fermented beverages like kombucha, the good news is that many live up to the hype.
Imagine a getaway that could invigorate and refresh the senses, while encouraging a healthy lifestyle. Many are now discovering the trend of healthy retreating, a modern and revitalizing way to travel.
Cancer is perhaps the most frightening of all diseases we face. And the thing is, it's very often entirely preventable. If we simply made some different decisions, earlier, many cancers would never happen.
A widespread and silent killer that's worse for your health than alcohol and nicotine is likely lurking in your kitchen cabinets. "It" is MSG, a flavor enhancer that's known widely as an addition to Chinese food.