(CARLSBAD, CA) – Walnuts, peanuts, pecans and almonds. Nuts are all around us, and according to the newest research, these nutritional powerhouses can be genuine lifesavers. Just last month, researchers from Loma Linda University published an analysis of 25 studies, all of which link nut consumption to a healthy heart.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Thumping a watermelon. Grandma swears by this method when picking her fruit for the annual family Fourth of July picnic. This year, it’s your turn. You scurry to the grocery store, dash over to the fresh fruit section, and start thumping. There’s only one problem. You have no idea what sound your “thump” is supposed to elicit in the giant melon!
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Atkins. South Beach. The Zone. Everywhere you look, high-profile diets of the day promise a svelte physique if you pack on the protein and “eighty six” the carbs. So-called nutritional experts advise the elimination of carbs in favor of protein. Even basic supermarket foods showcase labels of high-protein and low carb content. Do we really need that much protein?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – We have all heard all about the carbohydrate craze. Some of the latest fad diets are banning carbs altogether, making all of us wonder… What exactly are carbohydrates and why is there such a campaign against consuming them?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – A little bite here. A small spoonful there. Just a taste, pinch, or lick. It seems so innocent. But, all that snacking can lead to an ever-expanding waistline and diet disaster!
(CARLSBAD, CA) – A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, but Mary Poppins might just change her mind if she knew how much sugar Americans are actually consuming these days.
(CARLSBAD, CA) –According to the Arthritis Foundation, 46 million Americans suffer from arthritis, and two-thirds of these people are under the age of 65.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – The results are in. The average American gains one to two pounds during the holiday season. That’s not so bad, right? Wrong!
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Bicep curls to strengthen your arms, stomach crunches to tighten your abs, cardiovascular drills to improve your endurance, and crossword puzzles to power-up your brain.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Ghosts, goblins, mummies and ghouls. Costumes, masks, make-up, and capes. Empty calories, obesity, tooth decay and H1N1?