Diet and Nutrition
A Consumer's Guide to Fats
Once upon a time, we didn't know anything about fat except that it made foods tastier. We cooked our food in lard or shortening. We spread butter on our breakfast toast and plopped sour cream on our baked potatoes.
Eating for Life
Eat for life? Eat to improve your chances long and healthy life? Yes, you can.
Fueling Up on Water
It's our body's vital fuel, a health drink from mother nature. It's calorie-free, inexpensive and easily obtained. Yet few people follow the old fashioned advice to drink eight glasses of water a day.
Safeguarding Your Food
Every year, an estimated 7 million Americans suffer from cases of foodborne illness. Some cases are violent and even result in death.
Sensible Diet Tips
Start your diet with a food diary, record everything you eat, what you were doing at the time, and how you felt.
Simple Test for Germs in Drinking Water
Here is a simple test that uses sugar to detect the presence of germs in drinking water.
The Positive Weight Loss Approach
Once you have made up your mind to lose weight, you should make that commitment and go into it with a positive attitude. We all know that losing weight can be quite a challenge. In fact, for some, it can be downright tough.
Walking and Weight Loss
Three universal goals most of us share are: to live longer, to live free of illness and to control our weight. Interesting enough, normal walking lets us achieve all three.
Where Diets Go Wrong
When we discover that we are heavier than we want to be, we have a natural inclination to eat less food. We may skip lunch or eat only a tiny amount of our dinner in the hope that if we eat less our body will burn off some of its fat.