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Most of us have probably heard the old adage “starve a cold and feed a fever” (with some believing that it’s the other way around…), but does this saying hold up in the face of scientific research? The short answer is “no.” The best thing you can do is probably to feed both. We would […]
Obesity is fast becoming the number one health problem in the world, contributing to an increased risk of other diseases and putting a strain on national health budgets. Following are some interesting facts and figures related to obesity: * About 17% of medical costs in the US are due to obesity and its related […]
When it comes to making important choices about treatment options for back pain, it’s worth looking at the experiences of others who have found something that works. In recent years, the Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center has surveyed the magazine’s subscribers to do just that. In April and May 2009, Consumer Reports released some of […]
Quick Pasta Bolognese From EatingWell: January/February 2013 4 servings Active Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 medium carrots, finely chopped 2 medium stalks celery, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 8 ounces whole-wheat rigatoni or penne (about 3 cups) 8 ounces […]