Promoting Satiety is Your Key to Weight Loss

Introduction: The research is quite clear that safe and effective weight loss is not about will power, deprivation, or counting calories. Ultimately, weight loss success is most often attributed to strategies and tools that impact appetite and portion control. In...

Resveratrol Shows Beneficial Effects in Ulcerative Colitis

Introduction: Resveratrol is a plant compound similar to flavonoids. It is found in the low levels of the skin of red grapes, red wine, cocoa powder, baking chocolate, dark chocolate, peanuts and mulberry skin. Red wine is perhaps the most recognized source of...

Unexpected Benefit from Furry Pets

Introduction: When most people think of the benefits of having a dog, cat, or other furry animal they would likely associate feelings of the unconditional love these animals extend to their owners. Pets are often able to boost our mood and fight off feelings of...

Statistics on ER Visits Due to Dietary Supplements Misleading

Introduction: The media has once again failed to report the whole story or put things into the proper perspective when they reported on a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The headlines and...

The Guilty-Pleasure Food That’s Good For You

It’s not hard to find reasons to love chocolate–and maybe that’s why most people consider it a guilty pleasure. But that perception is changing as research continues to demonstrate chocolate’s impressive list of health benefits. The fact that chocolate is in a class...

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