Paula Deen diagnosed with type-2 diabetes

Lovable celebrity chef Paula Deen recently come forward to the media about being diagnosed with type-2 diabetes. Famous for her delicious southern comfort foods, she is a favorite among other Food Network stars and restaurant entrepreneurs. A variety of news outlets, including Huffington Post, report that she was diagnosed with type-2 diabetes three years ago… Read more »

The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids

Most people understand that omega-3 fatty acids are good for the body – but do you know exactly why? The University of Maryland Medical Center explains that these fatty acids are great for a variety of reasons, such as their ability to reduce inflammation and lower the risk of health complications such as cancer and… Read more »

Avoiding a cold 101

Getting a cold is a real bummer. While your nose is deciding if it wants to be stuffy or runny, in the meantime you are busy with a cough and uncontrollable sneezing. A cold can run you down and leave you feeling exhausted for weeks. The good news is there are a variety of ways… Read more »

Why Can’t We Love Healthy Food Like We Love Fattening Foods?

Have you ever wished you could get as excited about a plate full of carrots as you do for a plate of french fries or Oreos? Imagine how much healthier and leaner you would be if you craved the foods packed with vitamins and nutrients, rather than the ones packed with fat. A recent study… Read more »

Amaze your friends with your weight loss

You have likely  had the daydream in which you have lunch with the friends haven’t seen in a while and the friends ooh and aah over the weight you have lost and how great you look. They ask you how in the world you lost all the weight and tell you how tiny your waist… Read more »

Fight against osteoporosis with CalMax Original

Osteoporosis is when the bone tissue becomes thinner over time and bone density is lost. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, approximately one in five American women over 50 have osteoporosis. The condition often starts off with minor bone pain or tenderness, but can become so severe that patients are confined to bed…. Read more »

Are you getting your daily dose of fruits and vegetables?

The old saying goes, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But are you getting the doctor recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables everyday? A Canadian study published in Nutrition Journal says you’re probably not. Researchers studied adults ages 30 to 60 and found that most were not consuming these daily recommendations. Collecting data… Read more »