Looking for a diabetes-friendly food? Follow Popeye's example. Spinach, kale, chard, and other leafy greens are loaded with vitamins, such as folate; minerals, such as magnesium; a range of phytonutrients; and insoluble fiber -- all of which have virtually no impact on your blood sugar level. Mark Hyman, MD, author...Read More
The consequences of allowing this soft sticky, bacterial film to build up between the teeth are numerous. It can destroy the outer enamel of your child’s teeth. Her gums may become irritated and bleed and her breath may start to smell. After a while, these soft, sticky plaques will harden into crusty...Read More
People in a study experienced better blood flow in their brachial arteries just three hours after eating the equivalent of one and a quarter cups of grapes. At 60 calories a delicious cup, that's a pretty juicy deal.
The blood flow benefits were even better after three weeks of consistent eating....Read More
"If you're going to make one change, eat more fruits and vegetables every day," says David Katz, MD, director of the Prevention Research Center at Yale University School of Medicine. "That's the single most consistent finding for better overall health." Be sure to eat plenty of greens every day,...Read More
"Ninety percent of wrinkles are from the sun, so sun protection factor (SPF) is the best anti-ager. Everything else is icing on the cake," explains Doris Day, M.D., author of Forget the Facelift. The biggest mistakes people make are not using enough sunscreen and not reapplying their sunscreen. Use enough sunscreen to...Read More
Whether your goal is to lose weight or just stay active over time, you can double your chances of success by teaming up with like-minded people. Research shows social networks have a huge impact on how you behave when it comes to health -- for better or worse. Weight gains and losses are especially s...Read More