Sitting around at breakfast with some of my college friends, Denise asked me if I juice. I said no but that I drink a lot of smoothies. Sure, smoothies can be a nutritional nightmare and the calories from various ingredients can easily enlarge your bottom line or your belly. For example, did you know that a […]
My colleague Beth walked in the office last week and I immediately noticed a new toy on her arm…an activity tracker. Wireless bracelets, watches or clip on activity trackers are high tech pedometers on steroids.
You’re going to love the new research on blueberries. Did you know that the prevalence of high blood pressure in women after menopause exceeds that of men?
A physician friend of mine asked me about krill oil as a source of omega-3 fats for her patients. You may be wondering if it’s right for you too. Krill oil comes from krill, very small crustaceans from the sea (think family of shrimp and scallops) and it’s processed into a gel capsule. Krill are […]