Monthly Archives: November 2014

New Rules From the FDA on Calories

This was a long time coming, but much-needed. Consumers should know what they’re eating. Personally, I want to know what’s in my food. The FDA announced new rules Tuesday that require chain restaurants and vending machine operators to post calories … Continue reading

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Don’t Take Good Health For Granted

I think we all take our health for granted until we finally realize you’re going downhill. You have to do something and you know it. The problem is most people wait too long, and then you have a big job … Continue reading

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Benefits of Yoga

I usually write about the importance of a good diet, but lately I’ve been writing about exercise. If your going to keep the pounds off, you must have a plan to burn the calories your eating and you have to … Continue reading

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Aging and Exercise

Get active. It’s one of the best things you can do for yourself. “Exercise is an antidote to aging,” says Barry A. Franklin, PhD, director of the cardiac rehabilitation and exercise labs at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI. A … Continue reading

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The Mediterranean Diet is Still The Best

I’ve wrote about The Mediterranean Diet several times and I still think it’s the best way to eat. Yesterday I wrote about saturated fats and that minds are changing and that in moderation saturated fats aren’t harmful. Of course, everyone … Continue reading

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Saturated Fats, Are They O.K. To Eat?

It depends, new studies show a healthy person with no cholesterol problems can probably eat a moderate amount of saturated fats and it shouldn’t harm you. Saturated fats are animal fats, fats from red meat, pork and poultry. One big … Continue reading

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Are You Shopping For Christmas Yet?

It’s almost Christmas and maybe your thinking about gifts. The best thing that’s going to be big this Christmas is a “fitness tracker”. More companies are making these devices this year. To name a few NIKE, TOMTOM, GARMIN and several … Continue reading

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