All articles by Margie King, Health Coach
Are toys, pacifiers and even shampoo driving the epidemic of childhood obesity? Here's how to protect your family.
You’ve heard the saying “Life is short. Eat dessert first.” So how about some chocolate cake at breakfast? If that sounds like a diet disaster, think again.
Olive oil has been a mainstay of the Mediterranean diet for thousands of years and is well known as a heart healthy fat. One study suggests that consuming olive oil may also help prevent strokes in older people.
Parsley is well known for decorating a plate, freshening your breath and getting stuck in your teeth. But did you know that it is also a cancer crusader?
Omega 3 fatty acids in the form of fish oil pills have become a popular supplement for their heart health benefits. But fish oil is also good for your head. Research shows that omega 3 fatty acids may be beneficial for treating serious mood disorders, stress, and even alcohol abuse.
Recent news from the American Heart Association claims that 1 out of every 10 Americans dies from eating too much salt. But is it true?
The diet food industry had great hopes for the idea of low-fat potato chips as a weight loss aid. But it turns out that the artificial fat substitutes used in low-fat foods may actually lead to weight gain and obesity.
From the paleolithic diet to the raw food diet, many health-conscious Americans want to eat the way our ancient ancestors ate because it's more "natural." But some of these back-to-our-roots dietary prescriptions make little sense for modern humans according to one expert.
Whether it's regular or decaf, drinking more coffee appears to lower a man's risk of developing a deadly form of prostate cancer according to Harvard researchers.
Are you really good at controlling your diet all day long but can't stop eating from dinner to bedtime? It may not be a question of willpower but poor planning. According to a new study, eating a really high protein breakfast can head off those evenings munchies.