Macular Degeneration and Dietary Supplements

Can supplements help you fight macular degeneration and protect your vision from this age-related problem? Dr. Baruch Kuppermann, an ophthalmologist at UCI Health’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, says that certain vitamins and supplements can slow down advanced agerelated macular degeneration (AMD), the primary cause of vision decline in older individuals. According to the National Eye … Read more

Is Weight Loss the Most Important Goal?

Want to get in shape? You better believe this: Nothing is more important than losing weight! The number on the scale is all that matters!

If you want to get in shape, you better believe this: Nothing is more important than losing weight! The number on the scale is all that matters! And we have a special deal for you on a certain bridge in Brooklyn! Trust us, folks. Despite society’s focus on it, your weight is not always the … Read more

Healthy Recipe: Corn Salad with Cherry Tomatoes

Corn Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, this recipe is adapted from one in “Pizza Night,” it also makes a nutrition-packed meal on its own.

Local sweet corn at its height of freshness is delicious straight off the cob. Here, those kernels are tossed together with other summery ingredients and simple dressing of olive oil and lime juice for a colorful, refreshing salad that’s portable for picnics and potlucks and infinitely adaptable. This recipe is lightly adapted from one in … Read more

Keys To Improve Your Gut Health

Keys To Improve Your Gut Health: A good multiple vitamin and quality enzymes work together hand in hand to benefit your gut health.

Here are 7 keys to improve your gut health: 1. Lower the stress levels in your life. 2. Get enough quality, uninterrupted sleep. 3. Eat slowly. 4. Stay hydrated. 5. Consider taking a prebiotic or probiotic. 6. Check for food intolerances or foods that trigger bloating, abdominal pain, gas, nausea, acid reflux, and more. 7. … Read more

Do You Have A Gut Feeling?

The Value of Gut Health Have you ever had a feeling that something just doesn’t feel right? Call it intuition, call it a sixth sense — or call it a gut reaction. Whatever label you put on it, it isn’t in your head — and feels very real. Your gut isn’t merely the center for … Read more

Healthy Recipe: Overnight Coconut Cream Pie Oats

Overnight Coconut Cream Pie Oats, If you’re a fan of coconut cream pie, you’ll love this genius make-ahead breakfast idea.

Healthy Recipe, Sweet Pea Pesto Crostinis Game-watching parties bring to mind greasy wings and fatty dips. But here’s an easy way to add a healthier option that tastes great and is easy to make. This twist on the Italian classic replaces bunches of fresh basil with sweet peas, which are probably already hanging out in … Read more

Hold On!

DonnaJean Wilde, a 58-year-old retired educator, made headlines recently when she set a world record for abdominal planking by a woman.

Gaining Plank-spiration from a 58-year-old World Record Holder DonnaJean Wilde, a 58-year-old retired educator, made headlines recently when she set a world record for abdominal planking by a woman. She received official recognition from the Guinness World Record folks for holding a plank for 4 hours, 30 minutes and 11 seconds in Magrath, a town … Read more

Healthy Recipe: Sweet Pea Pesto Crostinis

Sweet Pea Pesto Crostinis, game-watching parties bring to mind greasy wings and fatty dips. But here’s an easy way to add a healthier option.

Healthy Recipe, Sweet Pea Pesto Crostinis Game-watching parties bring to mind greasy wings and fatty dips. But here’s an easy way to add a healthier option that tastes great and is easy to make. This twist on the Italian classic replaces bunches of fresh basil with sweet peas, which are probably already hanging out in the … Read more

Healthy Recipe: Almond Thumbprints

You can enjoy almond thumbprints cookies even if you’re vegan, avoiding gluten, or watching your sugar. They’re super-simple to make!

You can enjoy thumbprint cookies even if you’re vegan, avoiding gluten, or watching your sugar. Follow this recipe, adapted from Yossy Arefi’s “Snacking Bakes” (Potter, $25). They’re  super-simple to make, requiring only one bowl and one pan. The texture is softer than most cookies, and they’re satisfying and festive. Makes 12. — Susan Puckett Ingredients … Read more

Pickleball, Recovery and More for the Holidays

The holidays bring a bonus benefit to working out regularly or shopping for someone who does: There are so many great gifts to consider, and at every price point, too! From the classic and affordable – to the trendy and expensive, you can’t go wrong. Here are some of our favorites to get you thinking … Read more

3 Tips to Protect Your Immune System in the Fall

Tips to Protect Your Immune System in the Fall

Tips to Protect Your Immune System in the Fall The human body is a complex organism which requires many parts and systems to function properly for us to keep going. The immune system is vital to our survival, but many people take for granted that it will perform its duties. In reality, maintaining a healthy … Read more

Life Priority Holiday Travel Tips

Traveling during the holiday season, especially during Thanksgiving, Christmas and The New Year, is the most expensive time to travel.

Traveling during the holiday season, especially during Thanksgiving, Christmas and The New Year, is the most expensive time to travel. Everyone has somewhere to be, and with that business, the airlines raise their prices just to keep up with the demand. Here are a few things I have learned over the years through personal experience, … Read more