Is Watermelon Good For You?

What's the skinny on this delicious summer fruit?

Are There Traces of Drugs in Your Mussels?

I recently read something very disturbing. It was passed on by a friend who wanted my opinion. We all know we can get a bad shellfish and end up in the bathroom for 24 hours, but can you develop an opioid addiction or will your hair fall out from eating bad shellfish? Mussels in the […]

Is Crystal Light Bad for Kids?

Hey, for that matter, is it o.k. for us?

Is Gatorade Good For You?

Electrolytes must be healthy right?

Read This Before You Go Gluten-Free

7 Signs That You Might Be Gluten-Intolerant Should you go gluten free? The answer is maybe. Remember when Snack Wells came out back in the 90s? My college roommates and I ate them by the box because they said “fat free.” If they are fat free, they must be good for you, right? Loaded with […]

The Bountiful Benefits of Chinese Cabbage

Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage but it doesn’t look like your typical ball of cabbage. Its dark green leaves are connected to stalks. Once you read about the plenitude of benefits that come with this leafy veggie, you’ll want to run out grab a stalk and sauté it up. There are only 9 calories per cup and that cup is […]

Helping Your Child Lose Weight

Our parenting instinct is to feed our children. Trying to help your child lose weight is really, really hard. There is no easy answer, but there are some helpful suggestions. Some of them are obvious, but I think they are worth listing. Weight issues are about so much more than food and exercise. 1. Always […]

Why You Can Feel Good About Eating Artichokes.

Here’s why you can feel good about eating artichokes: • Fiber One medium artichoke has a whopping 6 grams of dietary fiber – that’s a quarter of the recommended daily amount – and more fiber than in one whole cup of prunes! Yet an artichoke has only 60 calories. • Protein Artichokes contain 4 grams of protein – a significant amount […]

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