These determined women triumphed over ailments that plague millions of Americans: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. Instead of giving in to a lifetime on prescription drugs, they took control of their health by adopting diets that have been proven to fight disease. The eating plans (plus moderate exercise for two of the regimens) demanded commitment. But the results were so fast and dramatic, they inspired the women to stick with the changes. Each discovered, to her astonishment, that her new routine quickly stopped feeling like work and became a way of life. Today they're all healthier, fitter, and feeling great. … [Read more...] about Heal Yourself With Food
Danger Zone: Switching Back to Real Food Meal-replacement plans are perhaps the simplest diet option because you don't have to think about what or how much to eat. Unfortunately, that can also be their downfall. Because many dieters are tempted to rely on meal-replacement shakes for every single meal, they don't learn how to make good food choices and how to size up portions. "People lose weight very quickly on these plans," says Madelyn H. Fernstrom, PhD, director of the University of Pittsburgh Weight Management Center. "But they tend to regain the weight as soon as they switch back to normal food." … [Read more...] about Are You Sabotaging Your Diet?
“Since my cancer situation, I’ve run a few half marathons and spent a couple of years dragon boating,” says the Aventura resident. “I’ve picked up paddle boarding and road cycling and mountain biking – challenging myself on a number of levels.” … [Read more...] about Eve Mart’s Survivor Story: Breast cancer patient Mart feels compelled ‘to do what I can’ to help others fight disease
You know probiotics are great for your gut, but Whitney Bowe, M.D., celebrity dermatologist and author of The Beauty of Dirty Skin, makes a case for using probiotics for acne, too. She loves this serum because it combines skin-balancing probiotics with prebiotics (to feed the good bacteria and help them do their job) and postbiotics (byproducts of probiotics) "in order to help strengthen skin’s immune system and restore its healthy balance." … [Read more...] about 10 OTC Acne Treatments Dermatologists Use On Their Own Zits
The package sent to Clapper was found at a mail sorting facility in New York City, the law enforcement official said. CNN President Jeff Zucker sent a message to staffers confirming that a suspicious package addressed to CNN was intercepted at a post office, and he reiterated that “all mail to CNN domestic offices is being screened at off-site facilities.” … [Read more...] about Mail bomb suspect arrested, identified as Florida man