Encourage healthy lifestyle for your children

Encourage healthy lifestyle for your children

Obesity in kids is now considered an epidemic in the United States. The number of children who are overweight has doubled in the last 20 to 30 years. ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


The real facts about chocolate

The real facts about chocolate

Did you get a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day and feel guilty about eating them?The average American eats 10 to 12 pounds of chocolate a y...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Portion distortion: How much are you really eating?

Portion distortion: How much are you really eating?

The next time you’re having a meal, especially in a restaurant, take a look at the portion sizes. Can your meal fit in the palm of your hand or ...

February 10th, 2017 |  


American Heart Month a good time to fight back

American Heart Month a good time to fight back

February is American Heart Month, a time to turn our thoughts to scientific matters of the heart. Cardiovascular diseases, those diseases of the circu...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


More fruits and vegetables for children

More fruits and vegetables for children

As the old saying goes, “You are what you eat.” In America, a love for unhealthy foods, combined with a tendency to be sedentary, has led ...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Follow these steps to a healthier heart

Follow these steps to a healthier heart

According to the National Vital Statistics Report, six of the fifteen leading causes of death in the United States are directly associated with diet. ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Marchant, Benton to wed in June

Marchant, Benton to wed in June

ELIZABETHTOWN — Cathy Callihan Gantz of Baltimore, Md., and James Gerrin Benton Sr. of Spring Lake have announced the engagement of their daught...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Take steps to reduce your risk for ssteoporosis

Take steps to reduce your risk for ssteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and are more likely to break. It is a major health threat for an estimated 44 million American...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Simple resolutions for better health in 2017

Simple resolutions for better health in 2017

As the holiday season winds down and we begin to turn those reflections on the past year into resolutions for the new year, it’s easy to create ...

December 30th, 2016 |  


Try to eat more whole grains

Try to eat more whole grains

The United State Department of Agriculture recommends that most of grain intake each day should be from whole grains. For most people, five to six oun...

December 23rd, 2016 |