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Swimsuit Time Is Pantry Makeover Time

Posted on 05/22/2013 by |Fat to Fit | Comments

Personal HealthStanding in front of a three-way mirror trying to find a flattering swimsuit may not be your idea of a fun time. You aren’t alone. More than any other time of the year, the approaching warm summer days that call for swimsuits, sleeveless blouses, cropped pants and shorts make us self-conscious about the shape of our bodies. But how we look on the outside is only part of the picture. How we look on the inside is just as important. …

Genetically Altered Apples That Don’t Turn Brown: Would You Bite?

Posted on 07/17/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIn the hopes of selling more apples — including more pre-sliced fruit for snacking — one biotech company is trying to bring to market a genetically altered apple that doesn’t turn brown when it’s bruised or cut. According to the New York Times, the company, Okanagan Specialty Fruits of Canada, thinks its non-browning apple will do for the apple industry what baby carrots did for carrot growers — mainly, spur sales by making the product more convenient. (Except that carrot …

Good News About 7 ‘Bad’ Foods

Posted on 05/31/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthStay away from gluten. Eggs will raise your cholesterol. Fruits have too much sugar. Wait, what?? These are just some of the nutritional myths that keep people from eating food that’s actually healthy for them, says Washington, D.C., dietitian and author Katherine Tallmadge. In a recent Washington Post article, Tallmadge shared a list of seven myths she often hears from her clients seeking nutrition and diet counseling. Of course, the oft-repeated wisdom about moderation goes without saying here, but her …

11 Healthiest Foods That Won’t Go to Waist

Posted on 05/10/2012 by |Fat to Fit | Comments

Personal HealthWhat’s in your cupboard and refrigerator? Are you regularly preparing and enjoying foods that can reduce your cholesterol along with the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer? Some of these superfoods can help you manage your appetite by stabilizing your blood-sugar level and can even lift your spirit. All of these benefits are critical to those of us seeking to keep our weight in check. Here are 11 of the 150 healthiest foods, according to Dr. Jonny Bowden, a nationally …