Whether you like to “party” on New Year’s eve or not, here are some tips to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy as you ring in 2013.
On New Year’s Eve:
My friend and fitness guru Tony Horton has shown us so much about healthy living, exercising and eating well. Within his breakthrough plan to reshape your body, one of my favorite Tony Horton methods of losing weight and staying healthy is his plan to eat “clean.”
It’s that time of year again: Fall. The leaves are changing, the air is getting cooler, and you and your family are getting ready for the busy holiday season ahead. However, autumn is also a time to enjoy some seasonal foods that are super-good for you. Introduce your palate to these flavors today:
This past week has been a stressful one for my fellow East Coast residents. During the storm, our home in New Jersey lost power, but my family and I fortunately got through Hurricane Sandy with little damage to the house and, most importantly, with our health.
Modern medicine is full of miracles, from germ-killing antibiotics that have literally saved millions of lives to the miracle of open-heart surgery.
One miracle I want to expand on is a controversial one: Vaccines. Like antibiotics, I believe that vaccines have also saved millions of lives by protecting us and our children from once-deadly afflictions that blighted both our life expectancy and our children’s survival expectancy. Because of vaccines, once-deadly diseases like smallpox, polio, measles and rubella have become a thing of the past.
When a product claims it is has zero trans fats, did you know that it could still contain up to .5 grams of trans fats per serving? That’s right, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines, processed foods can claim they have no trans fats as long as it does not exceed .5 grams per serving.
That is important information to know because trans fats are the worst kind of fat for your health. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines recommend a limit of 1 gram or less per day.
On today’s show, I had the privilege of talking to Rosie O’Donnell about her recent heart attack. This experience forced her to recognize the signs of having a heart attack and to start protecting herself from the heart-attack risk factors that every woman needs to know.
The short answer is absolutely not.
While some fresh fruit, vegetables and top-of-the-line meats and fish can be pricey, there are plenty of options in the grocery store that are healthy and affordable.
Here are my tips to help stretch your food dollars for a healthy diet:
A new report claims that genetically modified foods (or organisms) can damage your health and even cause cancer, but some experts say they’re an inexpensive and healthy way to put dinner on your table. We’re going to be discussing both sides of the issue on our show today. This GMO debate got so hot, our expert guests couldn’t even be on our stage at the same time to discuss their points of view.
After last week’s show and live chat on HPV, I’ve been having a lot of conversations about HPV, cervical cancer and the vaccine. Many professionals, parents and patients have different views: Should young men and women get the vaccine? When should they get it? Is it safe?