Health

12 tips to lower Cholesterol

12 tips to lower Cholesterol

Hardening of the arteries, also called atherosclerosis, is a common disorder. It occurs when fat, cholesterol, and other substances build up in the walls of arteries and form hard structures called plaques. It is never too early to check your cholesterol levels and do something about it. What can you […]

by November 6, 2012
Can dark chocolate make you thinner?

Can dark chocolate make you thinner?

We heard about Dr. William Sears’ three squares of dark chocolate a day as the usual meal advice for Prime-Time Health. Recent findings from lead author Beatrice Golomb, M.D., Ph.D and her team found that eating chocolate frequently is linked to lower weight. Chocolate despite its sugar and fat, appears to have favorable metabolic […]

by October 29, 2012
The truth behind 8 common foods

The truth behind 8 common foods

After all the media alerts and your concerns about food safety, we did some research and decided to compile a list for you. Here is the truth on 8 common foods and the recommended alternatives: 1. The Pink Slime: It is often called “lean finely textured beef” (LFTB) and “boneless lean beef trimmings” (BLBT). In […]

by October 12, 2012
Monthly Breast Self Examination lying down (BSE)

Monthly Breast Self Examination lying down (BSE)

 We want you to take a pink step this time. Per the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 US women will develop breast cancer over their lifetimes. Learn how to perform Monthly Breast Self Examination lying down (BSE).                           Note: None […]

by October 11, 2012
Monthly Breast Self Examination (BSE) Step #2

Monthly Breast Self Examination (BSE) Step #2

 We want you to take a pink step this time. Per the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 US women will develop breast cancer over their lifetimes. Learn how to perform Monthly Breast Self Examination (BSE).                           Note: None of the […]

by October 11, 2012
Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

The flu season is almost here and just in time comes a new interesting study linking the benefits of friendly bacteria “probiotics” and warding off colds. Probiotics are often called “friendly bugs.” Probiotic comes from the Greek word pro, meaning “promoting” and biotic, meaning “life.” There is some debate about […]

by October 9, 2012
What you need to know about GMOs

What you need to know about GMOs

What is GMO? GMO stands for genetically modified organism and is defined as “an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques.” The technique used to create GMOs is called recombinant DNA. DNA molecules from different organisms are combined to create one molecule of DNA, and are […]

by October 6, 2012
Monthly Breast Self Examination in the shower (BSE)

Monthly Breast Self Examination in the shower (BSE)

We want you to take a pink step this time. Per the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 US women will develop breast cancer over their lifetimes. Learn how to perform Monthly Breast Self Examination in the shower (BSE)                           Note: […]

by October 6, 2012