More Red Meat = Higher Death Risk

More Red Meat = Higher Death Risk

We’re talking about red meat and recent research that implicates increased red meat consumption with increased risk of mortality. Among more than 80,000 U.S. men and women who participated in the Nurses’ Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up...
Healthy Snacking Can Help Fight Weight Gain

Healthy Snacking Can Help Fight Weight Gain

Weight loss is a big issue these days, with all manner of get-thin-quick diet strategies inundating the market in the form of infomercials, websites and magazine ads. Most promise quick results, which everyone wants – but don’t necessarily teach how to achieve...
Don’t Medicate Your Empathy Away

Don’t Medicate Your Empathy Away

Taking acetaminophen (common brand name: Tylenol, but also found in a variety of multi-ingredient medications including Excedrin) may make you feel less pain (although it won’t address the cause of your pain), but it also may blunt your feelings in general,...
The Power of Berries for Blood Pressure

The Power of Berries for Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) essentially means blood flow through your arteries increases, which can lead to some serious problems over time: we’re talking arterial damage (increasing the risk of arteriosclerosis), coronary artery disease, heart attack or...