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The FDA’s Proposed Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label Are Now Final

By On June 7, 2016

The new FDA recommendations have lead to the first major overhaul of the nutrition labels in 20 years. … Read More

Health & Wellness

Health Benefits of Kombucha Tea: Is it Good for You?

By On April 12, 2016

It is shown that [kombucha] can efficiently act in health preservation and recovery due to four main properties: detoxification, anti-oxidation, energizing potencies, and promotion of boosting immunity.… Read More


E-cigarettes: Debates on Safety Still Continue

By On January 5, 2016

Early in December there was a published article in Environmental Health Perspectives, bringing attention to concerns about the, “flavoring chemical called diacetyl that has been shown to be associated with a disease… Read More

Health & Wellness

The FDA Offers a New Recommendation for Sugar Consumption

By On November 18, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently recommended a cap on the amount of added sugar you should consume each day. This equates to no more than 12.5 teaspoons or 50 grams… Read More

Health & Wellness

6 Ingredients to Avoid in Makeup & Skincare Products

By On June 8, 2015

The cosmetics, shampoos, lotions, and other products we put on our bodies can be just as harmful as anything we put in our bodies. … Read More


Excessive Sodium in Your Diet can Increase Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke

By On April 2, 2015

The foods you choose to eat every day have an impact on your health, and some will have a more positive impact than others. Although too much sodium in your diet isn’t… Read More

Dietary Supplements
Dietary Supplements

Regulation of Dietary Supplements: Is the FDA Doing Enough?

By On October 29, 2014

Most people will take an over-the-counter dietary supplement at some time. These supplements range from multi-vitamins to help supplement a subpar diet to ginkgo biloba to help boost memory. Many people take… Read More

Pet Health
Pet Health

Healthy Pets Can Lead to Healthy People

By On June 4, 2014

I’m a first-time pet owner. I have a shih tzu named Pepsi that’s almost 3 years old, and he adds fun, companionship and a sense of loyalty to my life. You’ve probably… Read More

Hidden Added Sugars

Hidden Sugars Pose Significant Health Risks

By On June 2, 2014

As a whole, Americans are eating too much sugar in their diets. On average, adults consume 22 teaspoons of sugar a day and teenagers are consuming 34 teaspoons. This adds up to… Read More

Chole Masala
Healthy Recipe

The Health Benefits of Chole (Chana) Masala

By On May 16, 2014

Finding healthy recipes is easier than ever, with thousands of free recipes available online. With the growing media attention on overweight and obesity, people are becoming more concerned about their health and… Read More