Fitness

Fitness Facts and Falsehoods

Are you a Fitness Phenom or a Fledgling Fitness Fanatic? Take the test and see! Following is a list of fitness facts and falsehoods. Can you tell which statements are true and which ones are false? See below for answers. In addition to building strong bones, calcium also helps burn fat. Intense exercise increases the […]

Food & Nutrition

11 Seafood Facts That Will Change How You Eat Fish Forever

Look beyond salmon and shrimp stockcreations/Shutterstock So-called “trash fish” or underappreciated species such as lionfish, rockfish, cape shark, pollock, and redfish, are readily available, inexpensive and tasty, but people don’t know much about them. That’s beginning to change, however, as chefs get behind this movement. “Pollock is just as good as cod, porgy is so […]

Food & Nutrition

10 “Facts” About Eggs That Just Aren’t True

Healthy Eating Hint: You’ll want to stop ordering them off most “light breakfast” menus. People with high cholesterol shouldn’t eat eggs Jaral Lertjamekorn/Shutterstock For years, doctors told patients at risk for heart disease that they should avoid high-cholesterol foods—and with 211 milligrams of cholesterol (70 percent of your daily recommendation), eggs were kept on the […]