Nearly 90 percent of Americans fail to consume the recommended amounts of vegetables and nearly 80 percent fail to meet dietary recommendations for fruit. While Americans struggle to add more fruits and vegetables to their diets, a recently concluded study reveals one simple solution: frozen.
A concussion, considered a traumatic brain injury or TBI, is most common in children and teenagers, and can take longer to recover from than adults. One osteopathic physician (DO) proposes that Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) can reduce recovery time and long term side effects of concussions, which are often under-diagnosed and can cause serious health problems later in life.
Spices and herbs can play a significant role in improving America's health by helping to reduce sodium, calorie, and fat intake while making healthy eating more appealing, conclude the authors of a scientific supplement published this month in the peer-reviewed journal Nutrition Today.
The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition (AAC) kicked off its annual "Double Check; Don't Double Up" campaign yesterday, reminding consumers to double check their medicine labels to avoid doubling up on medicines with acetaminophen when treating cold and flu symptoms.
Despite Fearing the Loss of Independence, the Majority of People Don't Know How Best to Reduce Stroke Risk
Loss of the ability to self-care and live independently are the most feared social-related outcomes of a stroke, a survey of seven European countries reveals today on World Stroke Day.
Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has identified its top 10 culinary trends that will stand out on restaurant menus, expand onto grocery shelves, and attract consumer attention across the US in 2015.
In celebration of National Oatmeal Day on October 29, The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo Inc., is taking over and temporarily renaming Oak Streets to "Oat Street" in select cities across the country. For those living in Chicago, Illinois; San Francisco, California; and Portland, Oregon, their day is about to get a little oat-tastic.
The SKECHERS Foundation today announced that the 2014 SKECHERS Pier
Today Evergreen Packaging, with support from KidsGardening.org, announces the launch of Carton 2 Garden, a nation-wide competition that gives students a hands-on experience in repurposing empty cartons to build or enhance their school garden.
Obesity has been recognized as a disease in itself, and it takes a significant toll on the body as well as the mind. Increased risks like diabetes, heart failure, and stroke make living with severe obesity a daily hazard that, on average, decreases life expectancy by 20 years.