The debate surrounding the health benefits of coffee has been ongoing for decades. And while the origins of this popular beverage date back to the 10th century, with roots in Ethiopia, it remains one of the most commonly consumed beverages around the world today, with an estimated 450 million cups of coffee consumed daily in ... Continue Reading
Throughout the colder months of the year, it feels like cold and flu germs are inescapable. Whether you’re in a crowded public space, with a heightened awareness of the dangers of touching handrails, bathroom door handles, people coughing … or whether you’re in the comfort of your own home, with children bringing home germs ... Continue Reading
Your blood pressure has not changed but you may suddenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure. How is that possible? Earlier this month, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, in partnership several other health organizations, revised the guidelines that determine whether your blood pressure ... Continue Reading
The holidays are a wonderful time for overindulgence in all of our sinfully favorite things. Over the Thanksgiving long weekend, you likely enjoyed meals with family and friends that included savory salty appetizers, sweet alcoholic drinks, rich decadent foods, sweet irresistible desserts, perhaps more than one late-night ... Continue Reading
As summer draws to a close, it can be discouraging to realize that fresh produce will not be as readily available. Farmers’ markets typically start to thin out towards the end of summer and the roadside stands of fresh fruit and vegetables become few and far between.
What better time to grow your own greens? While you ... Continue Reading
Do you feel tired all the time? Lack of sleep is not necessarily always the reason behind feeling sluggish throughout the day. By the same token, despite being a common first thought, a cup of coffee is not always the best way to fix it!
There are many culprits behind physical exhaustion. The good news is that there ... Continue Reading