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  • Domestic Violence and Why She Stays
    Domestic Violence and Why She Stays
    Domestic Violence Awareness Month is officially over for this year, however we should strive to continually bring this issue to the forefront, because until it is athing of the past, it needs to be a constant conversation.After reports of NFL...
  • Overweight but healthy
    Overweight and healthy - so there.
    Is it really necessary to tell someone you know who is overweight that they are in fact overweight? Do you think it's brand new information and if you had not shared it they might have gone on thinking they were just fine. Maybe your '...
  • Licorice
    Licorice - is it good or bad for you?
    From a medical standpoint, few foods are more interesting than licorice. It has been used since ancient times as an herbal remedy for coughs, upset stomachs and other ailments. Hundreds of bioactive compounds in licorice have been identified.The...
  • Subway has most locations world wide
    Subway the not so healthy choice
    While yoga is a healthy exercise, no one in their right mind would eat their yoga mat, or the leather from their shoes. But as reported on February 10th, on Toronto Global News if you eat at the fast food chain Subway, you are eating chemicals...
  • Society
    The unhealthy relationship between American society, money and food
    Societypart 1 of a three part seriesWalking into a grocery store has become like walking through a minefield. Does this item have GMO's? Is it organic? Gluten free? Dairy free? Does it need to be gluten or dairy free? Is it sugar free? But is...
  • Kim Zolciak
    ‘RHOA’ star Kim Zolciak’s daughter eating way too unhealthy?
    “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kim Zolciak may have been eating pizza during a laser procedure on a previous episode of the show, but it sounds like Kim may be eating somewhat healthy, as she has lost all of her baby weight from...
  • 7-Up with Antioxidants
    You're not fooling anyone 7-Up
    7-Up with Antioxidants... That's just downright comical!Apparently others didn't find this drink to be so funny. A consumer group has filed a lawsuit claiming that the drink's antioxidant claims are misleading and illegal, and at the...
  • McDonald's
    Heart Attacks on Buns: A look at the unhealthiest burgers on the market today (Video)
    Eating fast food has become the norm for many people across the industrialized world. For the days when there isn’t enough time to cook a meal at home or when funds are limited, fast food can be an alternative. But is it healthy?When...
  • What's The Deal With Cupping?
    What's The Deal With Cupping?
    We all know that cups can be used for drinking beverages, storing loose odds and ends and even as “place holders” for that MIA vase when surprised with flowers, but did you know cups can also be used to cure aches, pains, fertility...
  • So long Skippy?
    So long Skippy?
    Looks like Unilever wants to get rid of Skippy Peanut Butter.Does this mean that one of the most loved, "stick to the roof of your mouth", snacks will forever disappear from our grocery shelves?Well that all depends on what the buyer...
  • Stubborn Streak
    The Stubborn streak that we have
    The world we live in is full of stubborn people, in fact some of them may be closer to us than we care to admit. It is bad enough that we have to deal with stubborn children as we try to get them to eat all their dinner or to go to bed on time....
  • Slurpee
    Should you slurp up a Slurpee?
    Sometimes, nothing sounds better than an iced cold sweet beverage, especially as the days get progressively warmer.Enter the Slurpee Lite from 7-Eleven.The convenience store has realized that their often-gulped Slurpee drinks are outrageously...
  • Not such a fruity snack
    Not such a fruity snack
    Ingredients: Pears from Concentrate, Corn Syrup, Dried Corn Syrup, Sugar, Partially Hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil. Contains 2% of less of: Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Acetylated Monoglycerides, Fruit Pectin, Dextrose, Malic Acid, Vitamin C ...
  • The Sunday Sum-Up
    The Sunday Sum-Up
    Happy Easter everyone!Have fun searching for Easter eggs, noshing on a [dark] chocolate Easter Bunny and spending time with family and friends! Don't forget to squeeze in a little health news you may have missed this past week!Sadly, Mike...
  • Flush out the fluoride
    Flush out the fluoride
    “Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you…”As you hum that tune while scrubbing your teeth with your soft bristled toothbrush for two minutes, you may think you’re treating your pearly whites just right, but actually...