Plant brassicas, members of the mustard family, now so they mature before summer’s heat arrives. They are “nutritional powerhouses” that thrive in cool weather.
More than 50 percent of teenage girls are on a diet or think they should be on a diet.
For parents of children who are not fond of meat and for those whose work has them on the go at mealtimes, peanuts can be a convenient way to fit in a healthy snack.
Your total cholesterol is made up of three parts: low-density lipoproteins (LDL), high density lipoproteins (HDL) and triglycerides.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of injury and death in adults age 65 and older.
Tai chi improves balance, strength and flexibility and lowers fall risk.
For most people, walking is a safe, easy and no-cost way to be fit.
Studies show that strength exercises are effective for women and men of all ages whether you are 30 or 85. It is never too late for older adults to start strength training.
Research in the area of sleep has determined that as many as two-thirds of Americans lack enough sleep.
The tape measure is less used but can reveal a lot.
If it's too green, too crunchy, too soft, too orange or just any vegetable, they will not eat it.
Use a cordless, wireless or hands-free phone and walk while you talk. Do laps around the house or around your workplace, pace back and forth in your office, or step out from the tractor and cross the field.
Beans are one of the best values around when it comes to the amount of nutrients for your dollar.
Salmonella infection is a common foodborne illness that can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps and can last four to seven days.
What are the secrets for people who are able to navigate through tough times and bounce back?
When you get the results of your cholesterol blood test you should know your total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and LDL cholesterol.
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