Obamacare requires most insurers to tackle obesity

Source: First Coast News.com Some insurance companies have helped obese patients fight fat for years. They’ve offered weight-loss and wellness programs at businesses, schools and in communities. Some have paid for prescription obesity medications and even covered expensive...
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Is Fresh Food Really Healthier Than Frozen?

Source: Details.com “Fresh good. Packaged bad.” The clean-eating mantra makes perfect sense, but it turns out your supermarket’s produce section never got the memo. In two recent studies from Britain, researchers purchased a half dozen different kinds of fruit...
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‘Late starters’ still have much to gain by exercising

Taking up exercise in your 60s will still help stave off major ill health and dementia, research suggests. The study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine followed 3,500 healthy people at or around retirement age. Those who took up exercise were three times more likely to...
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Featured Video: Dr. Joshua Shua-Haim, Mid Atlantic Geriatric Care

Mid Atlantic Geriatric Care Manchester and Ocean NJ As an Alzheimer’s disease specialist, Dr. Shua-Haim is deeply committed to treating Alzheimer’s disease and other memory related problems. MAGA also provides caregiver education and facilitates one of the largest...
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Rediscover the Pleasure of Buying, Cooking and Eating Real Food

Source: Alternet Junk food may have captured the American palate, but a few simple ingredients and techniques can win it back. Breaking bread with others is part of what it means to be human, and the act is wrapped up in emotional well-being, especially love. Some of my most...
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Former U.S. Vice President Goes Vegan

Source: Washington Post Maybe it was something about what they served in the White House mess in the 1990s. Or perhaps it’s what happens to baby boomer Democrats more than a decade after leaving office. For whatever the reason former vice president Al Gore has gone vegan,...
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