Do You Want To Make A Healthy Impact On Your Family?

Want to set your family up to succeed,? Of course you do. And here’s one simple way to do it: make the evening home-cooked meal into a sacred tradition.. If you're looking to make a healthy impact on your...

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Jenny McCarthy Thinks Vaccines Cause Autism? Not so fast…

OK, so what do you know about Jenny McCarthy? People who read People  (sorry, I couldn’t resist..) will know all about her Playboy years, her failed relationship with Jim Carrey, her years on MTV and all the other assorted TMZ...

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New Guidelines for Statin Drugs: Watch and Decide!

On Tuesday, Nov 12, two of the nations leading heart organizations—the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology-- released new guidelines on the use of statin drugs for the prevention of heart disease. The new guidelines—about which more...

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Video: The Great Cholesterol Myth

There's Much More Where This Came From Get all the nitty gritty details in my book The Great Cholesterol Myth » The Supplements Mentioned in this Video Omega-3s » Magnesium » CoQ10 » Citrus bergamont » D-ribose » Curcumin » Resvertarol » Vitamin D » Vitamin C »

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Higher Stress Hinders Healthy Eating

A study in the journal Social Science and Medicine found that a tough economy means parents often neglect nutrition both for their teens and themselves. "Our work underlined the need to take into account the competing pressures that so many...

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7 Tips for Healthy Family Dining at Home

A recent meta-analysis at Rutgers University reviewed 68 studies that looked at the connection between families eating together and childhood obesity rates. Based on these previously published studies, researchers asked whether scientific evidence supports the idea that eating together more...

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Fast-Food Ad Familiarity Making Kids Fat?

Research recently presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Boston revealed familiarity with fast food commercials can increase the likelihood young adults will be overweight. If you ever got one of those annoying jingles stuck in your...

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How to Get Kids to Eat Their Vegetables

A new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found kids will usually eat vegetables if they’re disguised in other foods. If you grew up eating soggy spinach and limp broccoli, you at some point likely developed a...

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Ditching Dairy & Gluten Found Effective for Autism

A new study in the journal Nutritional Neuroscience found a diet without gluten and casein could improve behavior and physiological symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Penn State researchers asked 387 parents and caregivers of kids...

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Revamped School Lunch Menus a Mixed Bag

If you’ve ever stepped foot in a school cafeteria, you likely bore witness to the chicken nuggets, tater tots, and other Frankenfoods that somehow pass for nourishment for our kids. Recently the government gave a much-needed cleanup to federally subsidized...

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