The Impact of Sugar on Your Body

The average American eats about 47 pounds of cane sugar a year, and 35 pounds of high-fructose corn syrup a year.  You read that right, in some form, 82 pounds of sugar is consumed on average, per person, per year.  That’s a lot of sugar, and the truth is that most people grossly underestimate how […]

Raw Oysters Making People Sick

This week, Washington state and county health officials have issued warnings about illnesses caused by the consumption of raw or undercooked oysters. The Washington State Department of Health issued a news release Tuesday that said over 40 people throughout the state have fallen ill with vibriosis this year. Vibriosis is an infection caused by the […]

Eat These Healthy Foods for Weight Loss

Swimsuit season is near; are you ready? If you spent the winter enjoying comfort foods, now is the time to get back to eating healthy. Thankfully, there are so many tasty options to help you lose the extra weight. Watermelon: Many dieters steer clear of watermelon due to its sugar content. However, watermelon is a […]

Use Your Mind to Alleviate Pain

What if I told you that your mind is a powerful tool that you can use to change things around you?  What would you do if your brain could alleviate pain simply with thoughts?  No, this isn’t some new science fiction story, your mind can work wonders if you just apply it in the right […]

Which Type Of Milk Is Best For You?

Go to any grocery store to pick up some milk and you’ll find yourself trying to decide between a surprising amount of options like whole, skim (nonfat), 1 percent, 2 percent, and organic. That doesn’t even include the non-dairy choices such as almond, soy, or rice milks. So which one should you opt for? Depending on […]

5 Tips To Keep Off Weight During The Winter!

Winter officially started on December 21st, and with the temperatures already dropping, it’s easy to bundle up under the covers and enjoy the comforts of this food-filled season. This, of course, is a great way to pack on some extra pounds. Check out these 5 ways to avoid gaining weight over the winter while still […]

The Back-And-Forth Battle Surrounding ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is widely known by its acronym of ADHD, and is an illness that manifests itself primarily in children ages four to eleven. ADHD shows up as the inability to be able to focus for long periods of time, as well as the inability to control behavior. The standard remedy and typical […]