Common Myths About Heart Disease

Heart disease is only a concern for older adults. In fact, plaque can begin to build up in the arteries in childhood or adolescence. The number of women dying from coronary heart disease between the ages of 35 and 44 has grown in recent years. As the problems of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and hypertension…

Not So Angelic – the Problem with Health Halos

Pop quiz time – don’t worry, it’s only three questions: There is obviously no fat in Fat Free fig newtons. How many grams are in regular fig newtons (2 cookie serving)? There is 15 grams of carbohydrate in ½ cup of Breyers Original Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry ice cream. How much carbohydrate is in a ½…