Of any cancer, colon cancer may be the most preventable. Doctors say that all colon cancer begins with a non-cancerous polyp -- a polyp that can be removed during a colonoscopy. Find out what you can do to stop colon cancer.
If you’ve got baby brain, remembering what not to eat as a momma-to-be can be tough. “Which fish can I eat? And should I avoid all soft cheeses?” No worries. Get all your answers in this easy-to-understand cheat sheet.
Your kids don’t really need to know about the veggies. This deliciously sweet smoothie will have them begging for more. It’s up to you whether you divulge that besides grapes, pear and orange, it also contains nutritional powerhouses like spinach and kale. We won’t tell if you won’t!
Whether you hit the gym, or simply walk the neighborhood or shopping mall, you just need to move at a moderate pace for at least 30 minutes a day/5 days a week for real health benefits, experts say.
Kale and spinach — both “super veggies” — are packed with nutrients. Find out whether spinach or kale is better for your heart. Our dietitians also offer pointers on how to work leafy greens into your diet.
Keeping your waistline is about more than vanity. It's important for heart health. To cut your risk of heart disease, keep your BMI (body mass index) at 27. This is an estimate of body fat based on your weight and height.
When it comes to heart health, there are some symptoms you shouldn't shrug off. Watch out for these five: chest pain, leg pain, getting winded easily, syncope (or dizziness) and heart palpitations.
Getting kids to eat breakfast can be a struggle. Try tempting yours with our home-made pop tarts. They’re made with whole-wheat flour and organic fruit preserves – and contain none of the long list of ingredients you can’t pronounce on the back of a box. Just see if they can resist!
Take a cue from those who live in countries bordering the Mediterranean and fill your plate with fruits, vegetables, whole-grains, fish and olive oil. It’s the only diet proven to protect your heart – plus, it will help you maintain a healthy body weight, too!
Even though your child has a temperature, you can keep your cool by knowing exactly when to be concerned and when to get your pediatrician on the line. Our experts give you the lowdown on fever fighting.