Thursday, November 21, 2019
Contrary to popular belief, eating cholesterol doesn’t raise blood cholesterol. Photo Credit pierluigi meazzi/E+/Getty Images When we talk about cholesterol, it’s usually in reference to blood cholesterol. It’s waxy, fatty and can be found in all of the body’s cells. The...

The Truth About Canola Oil

Maybe you've received the email from friends. Canola oil, it says, is harmful. Some even claim it’s a killer! Photo Credit Steve_Milner/iStock/Getty Images Overview Maybe you’ve heard from friends, read the articles or seen the videos. Canola, they say, is harmful. Some...
Juan Manuel Marquez: Best. Meal. Ever! Photo Credit Getty Images/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images Overview If where one lives influences nutrition choices, then for boxing’s living legend Juan Manuel Marquez, Mexico’s cuisine is numero uno. At the beginning of training camp for his...
Eggs benedict, a high-fat breakfast choice. If you’re like most people, you’ve probably heard that fat is bad for you. But, is it true? Photo Credit masayukisesoko/RooM/Getty Images Overview You’ve probably heard that fat is bad for you. Food manufacturers market and...
Once Keratin Has Set Once your keratin treatment has set, there's no need to worry about sweating. When you work out, pull your hair into a ponytail to keep it off your face. Otherwise, you should be just fine. Ladies...
Carbohydrate-rich foods may get a bad rap by some nutritionists. But they often get “thumbs up” by consumers for deliciousness. Fortunately, you can eat foods like pasta, rice and potatoes in ways that make them healthier for your body....
Who needs food when there's Soylent?! Photo Credit Maksim Kostenko If you’re a health-conscious, busy professional with no time to cook and scarcely enough room to eat, then Soylent, the ready-to-drink meal replacement may be for you.Unlike other liquid meal replacements...
Cristina Goyanes Cristina Goyanes is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor, specializing in wellness, fitness, sports and travel. She is a contributor to national men's and women's lifestyle publications and websites. Do you know what's in your McNuggets? Photo Credit rez-art/iStock/Getty Images Overview McDonald's started...
Load your salad up with veggies, grains and lean proteins. Photo Credit santiago__cervantes/Twenty20 There’s a key challenge when it comes to salad. One loaded up with too many toppings and drowning in heavy dressing can pack as many calories as a...
Martin Hopp, MD Martin L. Hopp, MD, PhD is medical director of the Cedars-Sinai Sinus Center and an otolaryngologist at the Head and Neck Cancer Center and the Division of Otolaryngology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. In 2006, Dr. Hopp received the...