Health and Wellness
As families gather during the festive season and feast over Christmas dinner, healthcare company Abbott warns of the need to be vigilant about poor eating and malnutrition in our older relatives.
Sitting down to a high-fat, high-calorie holiday meal is a long-standing tradition that Health Net hopes Americans are willing to rethink. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Americans – on average – gain one to two pounds during the holidays.
Perky Jerky, maker of premium beef- and turkey-flavored jerky, landed in over 220 high-end specialty retailers and supermarkets across Japan and South Korea in October 2014, with plans to be in China by January 2015.
Following a health checkup at the North Pole, Santa's veterinarian has given the green light to Rudolph's red nose and the rest of the reindeer that will be traveling the world this Christmas Eve.
Look around you – at least 7 out of 10 people in the US have bacterial gum disease and most of them don't even know it. An estimated 70 percent of Americans are suffering with gum disease right now largely in part to how the toothbrush is held, specifically the position of the arm, wrist and hand, while brushing.
Weight Loss Patients Who Take Nutritional Supplements Are Much Less Likely to Develop Post-Surgery Nutrient Deficiency Complications
In the early days of weight loss surgery, some patients were baffled by the fact that they experienced worsening vision in the months and years after they had weight loss surgery. Today, this is commonly known to be caused by vitamin A deficiencies due to a decreased intake and absorption of nutrients during the weight loss process.
You've picked out your Christmas party dress, invited the guests, downloaded the festive playlist, planned the canapé menu, and bought the mistletoe, but what about the drink? To help you make the most of your merry nights in, the drinks experts from thebar.com have come up with some delicious cocktail recipes that will see you through the holiday season.
A new report combining perspectives from a range of obesity experts identifies genetic, epigenetic, and neuro-hormonal differences between individuals as one of the key challenges associated with weight loss and long-term weight control.
Some of the bacteria and other microorganisms that exist in a woman's mouth, digestive system, reproductive organs, or other body parts may be essential for a healthy pregnancy, as well as to the development of the baby's own collection of microbes. But some – or too many of certain ones -- may lead to a premature birth.