College is about learning and growing. In order to do this most effectively your physical and emotional health need to be in good condition. Here are some steps you can take to support your success.
Most of the health focus of the boomer Generation is on how we're living longer. The assumption is that we are healthier, take better care of ourselves, and make healthier choices, including diet and exercise. Nothing could be farther from the truth. The health facts are actually not good for boomers.
Take back your control. Don't be fooled by the commercialism of weight loss, the false promises, and the celebrities who are paid for their endorsements. A healthy weight loss is not a race, because there is no finish line.
If it's not in your kitchen cabinet already, consider adding coconut oil to your collection.
I hope every Black leader, parent, grandparent and preacher will mount a united and irresistible voice to end the structural exclusion of millions of children from the education and other opportunities required to keep them from dead-end lives.
The question of what these sweeteners do to our body -- and by what mechanism -- is far from settled, but this study adds to the realization that looking just at calorie counts, without thinking a little more about the actual ingredients, might not be enough to lead to long-term weight control and health.
I try to live a healthy, well-balanced life, not just for me, but for them. I hope they don't have to experience these struggles -- instead, I hope they'll have a better starting point than the one I had when it comes to living a balanced life of food and fitness.
It's human nature to find an easy way out of any situation, even when it comes to nutrition. Therefore, it's no wonder that more and more people tu...
What is the next step for the natural products industry? The interrelationship with health care at large is of critical importance. Chronic disease is rising on a global scale. Pharmaceutical drugs alone don't seem to solve these problems. We have to find new solutions.
While most Americans think about eating healthy and want to make improvements, more than half say that figuring out their income taxes is easier than knowing what they should and shouldn't eat.
Known as the "fruit of the gods," figs are in season now, but they're nothing new. In season from from June to early Fall, the sweet fruit were used by the Greeks as signs of prosperity and for early Olympic training. For the food nerds among us, a mini fig tutorial.
Rather, leaving aside the swirl of aspersions that likely has Dr. Keys turning in his grave if such things are possible, I simply want to note that his work is...moot. It doesn't matter whether Keys was all right, all wrong, or inevitably -- somewhere in between.
I am aware of what makes you brighten up and have those pleasurable magic moments. I am also painfully aware of those little moments that drive women of all ages just a little bit crazy and makes you want to rip your hair out.
I've been with Adam, my husband, for 13 years. Well, we're not actually really married, per se, but I consider him my husband, and I refer to him as such.
What did you eat for breakfast this morning? Did you have a bagel or maybe one of those creamy cheese danishes to help you start your day? Did you t...
Bent over a wood-fired oven, drying the fish her husband caught yesterday, 29-year-old Leticia Sam blinks the smoke from her eyes, one hand stoking the fire, the other holding her swollen belly. Expecting her fourth baby, Leticia lives atop an old graveyard piled with trash, strewn with crumbling cinderblock homes.