Health & Nutrition Blogs

How Foods Affect Cancer Prevention
June 13, 2012, 11:38 am CDT
Scientists have been researching the influence of diet and cancer for decades and have accumulated a large body of evidence linking the two. According to the National Cancer Institute, 35 - 60 percent of cancers are directly attributable to our diet....
Gluten Free - Not Flavor Free
May 15, 2012, 4:46 pm CDT
By Melinda Myers Don't let going gluten-free mislead you into thinking there will no longer be flavor in your daily diet. The wonderful news is that vegetables and fruits do not include gluten so you can eat all of the tasty foods that you might plant (...
Feel the Burn - Burn the Fat
May 4, 2012, 10:47 am CDT
By Kathy Smith, fitness expert, author and TV personality To keep our bodies burning fat, we need to keep it guessing! Changing our exercise routine as well as adding interval training into our daily exercise routine will keep our bodies working hard and...
Cooking with Oil Affects Blood Sugar
April 23, 2012, 4:02 pm CDT
Vegetable oils are often thought of as healthier than animal fats, however, they are just as high in calories. Oil of any type is 100% fat and for every 1 gram of fat, there are 9 calories. This fat not only expands our waistlines, it interferes with...
Reduce Your Diabetes Risk - Simply Stand Up and Use Cooking Light Recipes
April 23, 2012, 2:38 pm CDT
By Kathy Smith, fitness expert, author and TV personality Along with eating properly, and cooking light recipes, exercise is basically the most important thing you can do if you have diabetes. If you don't work out regularly, you are at risk for all...