The 10,000 Step Myth And What We Really Need To Do To Stay Active During The Pandemic

Since many gyms will continue to be closed for the foreseeable future, a large number of my fellow boomers are now looking for the activity trackers they either got themselves or received as holiday and birthday gifts for “when I start walking” to lose these extra pounds.

Your Blood Chemistry and Covid-19: What You Need to Know

Healthcare providers and researchers continue to learn more about the SARS-CoV-2 virus (the virus that causes Covid-19) and how it impacts the body and its various systems. One key area of investigation has been why and how this novel coronavirus can trigger a level of blood clotting that can damage the lungs, heart and other organs.

Red Onions Linked to Salmonella? Here’s What You Need to Know and How You Can Be Proactive

You may only associate salmonella with raw eggs and undercooked chicken, but there is more to it than that. To put it simply, salmonella are bacteria that make people sick. This bacteria commonly causes a foodborne illness called salmonellosis.

Menu Labeling is Only Part of the Solution to the Obesity Epidemic

So, with more than a decade of these types of regulations being on the books in one way or another, and in one locality or another, why are Americans – and it seems Brits as well – literally fatter than ever?

The Tragic Death of Herman Cain Is A Reminder: We Have to Be Proactive About COVID-19

We cannot definitively say that Cain caught COVID-19 because he attended the rally. But this tragic story can serve as perhaps a much needed reminder, especially as we all get more restless and impatient with quarantine and certain restrictions in place, that the coronavirus is still very much a threat and something we need to take seriously and be proactive about.

Why You May Need To Ask Yourself: ‘Am I Too Fat?’

Obesity was recently named a top risk factor for COVID-19. Even being ‘mildly obese’ can put you at serious risk, according to a recent report discussing a study from the European Journal of Endocrinology.

Getting Some Sun Is More Important Than Ever This Summer

Due to COVID-19, the virus we all obviously want to prevent or be able to successfully fight off should we contract it, there has been a lot of talk about vitamin D.

If You Can’t Be Vegetarian, Here’s How You Can Still Reap Some Of The Benefits

In case you need a refresher, a vegan is someone who eats absolutely no animal foods. This includes meat, fish, eggs, dairy, gelatin and even honey. A vegetarian does not eat meat or fish, however, may eat what are called ‘secondary animal products.’ These products include eggs, milk, cheese, butter and other dairy products.

A Cancer Diagnosis Is Scary, But Exercise May Scare Cancer Away

Receiving a cancer diagnosis has to be one of the scariest things that can happen to you in life. The uncertainty. The lack of control. The feeling of being absolutely helpless. When it comes to cancer, one person’s prognosis may be very different from the next person’s, however, exercise may be just the ‘medicine’ someone with cancer needs.

High Blood Sugar Levels May Be Standing In The Way Of Your Cardio Goals

There may be something deterring you from reaping the full benefits of all the aerobic exercise you may be doing. And that 'thing' may be hyperglycemia (high blood sugar).

Turmeric May Help Fight Viruses. Here’s 10 Ways To Take It

You might also be feeling anxiety about the possibility of contracting COVID-19, but you can be proactive by taking care of your immune system and eating foods that potentially have antiviral properties.

The Tragic Story Of Elijah McClain Makes Us Wonder, What Exactly Is Ketamine?

Ketamine is a strong anesthetic commonly used in veterinary medicine. It is also used in human medicine to put patients asleep for surgery or for pain management.

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