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“Die’it” Sweet

Harmonious with hot summer days are words like diet soda, diet ice tea, or a cool sugar-free ice pop. Staying cool is the objective in the summertime, perhaps poolside or by the beach. But should we be cooling it with the word diet? When you are drinking a beverage and it has the word “diet” on the label, are we really drinking the unknown? Let’s take a look at when a product says “sugar-free” or “diet.” That means they are not adding sugar. Instead, it is most likely they are adding an ingredient called “aspartame” a chemical known to cause an array of health issues.

Belly Fat: What You Need to Know

Learn why belly fat is unhealthy and what you can do to lose the extra pounds.If you are carrying a few extra pounds whether in the form of belly fat, love handles, or a muffin top you're not alone. In recent years, the number of people who are overweight has increased dramatically worldwide. But this is one case where following the crowd is not the best idea, because extra weight especially belly fat can be downright risky.  


Summer time known for happy days, and bronze tans are a common pleasure of summer. Before we hit the beach, we make sure we have an amour of suntan lotions, protecting us from the harmful rays, but are we also blocking out a vital vitamin that protects are bones? 

Best Strategies And Foods For Stress Management

Stress affects your health in several ways. There is a good chance stress is affecting your health in ways you do not realize. You may think decreased productivity at work, trouble sleeping, anger and headaches. Over time, chronic stress can lead to serious health issues, including depression, heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. 

From ‘Free Range’ To ‘Free Roaming’ America’s Labeling

In today’s busy world we aspire to eat healthy and stay fit. Now more than ever, supermarkets are flooded with products labeled “organic,” “all natural,” “free-range,” but what do they actually mean? Does the consumer really know what they are paying for? I wanted to share some definitions that clarify the meaning of these terms.

Tips on How You Can Keep Your Immune System Vital During Coronavirus

  During this difficult time I wanted to give you five health tips to keep your immune system high, so let's take ...


Nobody’s brain is as sharp as it could be, and not getting enough sleep is perhaps the greatest unappreciated cause of forgetfulness. That means get your shut eye.It is not such a bad idea to include foods that are known to nourish our brains.

In The Kitchen With Maria Dello

Nutritionist Maria Dello (left) on News12 Marco Schaden (MS): What kind of diets do you recommend? Maria Dello (MD): ...

Snow Bells Are Ringing And People Are Sneezing

Recently, the World Health Organization said that this year’s flu vaccine might not be as effective as we’d hoped. Your weapon of defense could be your own immunity. With cold and flu season here, it looks like we must take precautions on a daily basis.

Is There More to Health than Diet and Exercise?

There is no doubt in my mind that there is more to health then diet and exercise; the key is being positive and having a positive attitude.Shhh, your body hears everything.I wanted to share my top thoughts on being positive about your health.

Spring Into Summer Renewed And Revived

I believe that our bodies do not adjust well to the onset of seasonal weather changes, and by making dietary and lifestyle changes our spring into summer can be a much easier transition. Here are some healthy suggestions that may make your change from spring to summer a healthier one.

Thinking And Eating For Longevity

Now more than ever with the rise of dementia and other aging ailments, there’s no time like the present to address our aging self. Below are some important brain foods. In addition it’s important to avoid toxic pollutions from outside to inside, being harmful to our brain health. Investing in a clear air filter may be worth the cost, along with cooking with safe cookware. Research has shown that eating certain foods can help maintain a healthy brain.
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