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  • Guard your eyesight with a diet rich in the protective nutrients

    No food is more synonymous with good vision than carrots. We've been told since childhood to liberally munch these orange vegetables if we want to protect our sight. The carrot-vision connection is not just a tale. Carrots are packed with vitamin A, which...
  • Olympian: Staying focused takes discipline, mental toughness

    Olympian: Staying focused takes discipline, mental toughness
    Jayson Jones, a German-born veteran of the 2000 and 2008 Olympic Games, is training for his third try at a world medal in track and field — for Belize, his parents' home country. But while getting ready for the 2016 Summer Games, the South Florida...
  • Organic whole milk provides best heart-health benefits, study says

    Organic whole milk provides best heart-health benefits, study says
    Scientists who looked at hundreds of samples found that organic whole milk offered more of the fatty acids good for the heart than conventional milk. “We were quite surprised to see the magnitude of difference in milk from organic farms,”...
  • Purslane: a weed that can be useful!

     
    Master Gardener Barb has been checking into uses for plants we normally consider weeds. She sends this post about a plant that is in many gardens right now. Purslane is another one of those annual weeds which straddles the line......
  • EatingWell: What are good fats and bad fats?

    Long gone are the days when all fats were "bad." Now we know that what's important are the types of fat we eat, and how much. For instance, oils--full of unsaturated fatty acids--generally fall into the "healthy" camp. When you choose oil over a solid...
  • Fish oils don't raise risk of prostate cancer

    Fish oils don't raise risk of prostate cancer
    Dear Pharmacist: What do you think about fish oil being linked to prostate cancer? I used to take it every day, but stopped after hearing about it in the news. Do you still recommend it? — L.D., Miami Dear L.D.: My opinion is that headlines...
  • Food makers' health claims are hard to swallow

    A few years ago, Kellogg Co. embarked on an ad campaign to convince parents that eating Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal would make star students of their children, with higher levels of attention and memory. "Clinical studies" — a revered term —...
  • Natural supplements that make it easy on the eyes

    Natural supplements that  make it easy on the eyes
    Dear Pharmacist: I need more options to protect my vision. I take prescription eye drops, but I'm steadily declining. — R.J., Decatur, Ill. Dear R.J.: I'm sorry to hear that. I'm always researching ways to protect eyesight because it is so...
  • Five Reasons to Fall for The Lehigh Valley

    Five Reasons to Fall for The Lehigh Valley
    Healthy ideas to feel your best this autumn 1. GET OUTSIDE The fall season brings with it plenty of cool, crisp air and vibrant fall foliage – making it the perfect time for outdoor activities. The comfortable temperatures make it ideal for a...
  • 10 myths about heart disease

    Over the past decade, we've learned a great deal about what causes heart attacks and how to prevent them. But unless you follow medical news closely, there's a chance you might have misconceptions about the risk factors for heart disease, or heart disease...
  • Pick seeds for flavor and health

    Since the beginning of time, humans have followed the lead of birds by gathering edible seeds for sustenance. Anthropologists believe that our ancient ancestors probably collected and ate just about any seed that wasn't poisonous, storing them away for...
  • Healthy eating is nothing new: Nutrition lessons from our past

    A diverse diet based on a variety of whole plants, seafood and lean, grass-fed meats may bring you closer to the optimal diet of our ancestors. Exploring our evolutionary eating habits is "in." Just look at the success of popular diets, such as the...