| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Raw and cooked leafy greens are an important part of a healthful diet. You’re in the majority if your definition of leafy greens is limited to salads made with iceberg lettuce. On the plus side, your salad is low in calories —about 14...
| Jul 24, 2013
The marketing for freshly pressed and blended juices promises instant energy, weight loss, a flood of vitamins and minerals — all in a single, portable, gulpable serving.
Health-minded consumers seem to have bought the claims — and with...
| Jul 28, 2013
The dietary supplement Rock-It Man was touted as a potent, all-natural solution for the symptoms of erectile dysfunction, one that promised results in just 25 minutes.
But when it was tested in a federal lab earlier this year, Rock-It Man turned out...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I take a reflux medication daily as well as a chewable antacid. In the last two months, I've dealt with severe charley horses, toe tingling and occasional heartbeat skips or runs. My doctor prescribed leg cramp medication and referred...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Adding milk to tea negates its health benefits.
False, according to Kerri-Ann Jennings, a registered dietitian. "Although previous studies said this was the case, the most recent research has found that adding milk to tea does not negate its healthy...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:12 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heavy supplementation of vitamin D did not reduce diarrheal illnesses among children aged three and younger in a large trial conducted in Kabul, Afghanistan.
The results are disappointing in light of a body of research that...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Many people today are looking for a healthier lifestyle, and that includes eating products that are being touted, rightly or wrongly, as healthy: for instance, acai berries, Pom Wonderful and gluten-free foods.
The phrase "gluten-free" is showing up...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
To judge by the media coverage this summer, only two hip-hop albums of note have been released. Both were recorded by multi-platinum multimillionaires raised on first- and second-generation hip-hop.
As even your grandma could probably tell you, these...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:57 AM
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...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:43 AM
A&E's hit show "The Glades," which is produced largely in Broward County and features fictional agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, recently premiered its fourth season. Michelle Hurd plays the boss, Colleen Manus.
Hurd — who...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:18 AM
NUTRITION BOOSTERS are supplemental foods that add vitamins and minerals to your meals. NUTRITIONAL YEAST is an excellent example of a nutrition booster; just one sprinkle can turn an ordinary snack into a super healthy snack.
WHAT IS IT? Nutritional...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:20 AM
WATERMELON IS NOT ONLY A SWEET AND DELICIOUS SUMMER FRUIT FAVORITE, BUT IT IS EXTREMELY GOOD FOR YOU TOO!
This power packed fruit contains vitamins A, B, and C to boost your immune system and amp up your energy supply. Watermelon lives up to its name....