Shari Duddy

May 11, 2017

Is Sugar Addictive?

Of sugar, New York Knicks basketball player Derrick Rose says, “Everyone’s got their poison; mine’s sugar.” Perhaps calling sugar a ‘poison’ is a bit strong, but […]
May 4, 2017

How to Improve Digestion

Good digestion is vital to good health. Your digestive system is important because it’s where important nutrients your body needs to thrive are absorbed. Sadly, digestive […]
April 14, 2017

The Secret to Happiness

Making other people happy, doing what you love, money, freedom, falling in love, living a healthier life—these are just a handful of the answers you’ll get […]
April 11, 2017

How to Make The Colon Happy

Is your colon happy? Yes, you read that right. The question was: Is your colon happy? Think about it. You spend so much of your time […]
April 7, 2017

Health Risks of Nicotine

Nicotine organically occurs in tobacco plants, but tobacco isn’t the only plant where it can be found. In fact, nicotine actually occurs in the leaves of […]
April 4, 2017

How To Prevent a Cold

When it comes to the spread of colds and flues, prevention is perhaps the most important antidote. Grabbing the first cold or cough medicine you see […]
March 9, 2017

Health Risks of Using Laxatives for Weight Loss

Laxatives are used by many in an attempt to lose weight. More than half of those taking laxatives said they knew it was bad for their […]
February 23, 2017

What Is a Healthy Diet?

Most Americans get very little nutrition in their daily diets. According to the President’s Council on Fitness, the typical American diet exceeds the recommended intake limits […]
February 16, 2017

Types of Noninvasive Weight Loss Surgeries

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), “Obesity is common, serious, and costly.” The CDC’s website reports that more than one third of all American […]
February 9, 2017

How Do Food Allergies Affect the Body?

Food allergies are on the rise, both in the United States and around the world. In fact, researchers estimate that upwards of 15 million Americans suffer […]
February 2, 2017

How Do Vitamins Work?

Most of us are looking for daily health tips that will help us maintain good health. That’s why millions of Americans take vitamins on a regular […]
January 26, 2017

What Is an Intragastric Balloon?

An intragastric (or gastric) balloon is an inflatable medical device used to aid in weight loss. In a non-invasive medical procedure, the intragastric balloon is placed […]
November 29, 2016

The Best Way to Eat Fruits and Vegetables

Sit up straight and eat your vegetables!  How many times did Mom nag you with this line when you were growing up?  Well, now you’re all […]
November 25, 2016

Health Benefits of Smiling

Perhaps Louis Armstrong sang it best in the song “When You’re Smiling” When you’re smilin’, when you’re smilin’, The whole world smiles with you. When you’re […]
November 22, 2016

You Are What You Eat

There’s an old saying that “you are what you eat”, if that is true, you want to put the most healthful foods into your body to […]
November 18, 2016

How to Prevent Dry Skin

There are many ways to prevent dry skin besides being smart about sun protection, like applying sunscreen, wearing clothing that blocks the sun’s harmful UV rays […]
November 15, 2016

What Causes Dry Skin?

When it comes to skin types, it seems that for the most part, we always want that skin type that we don’t have i.e. oily-skinned teens […]
November 11, 2016

Natural Ways to Reduce Depression

The world is a scary place, with domestic and international terrorism events, mass shootings, unrest and volatility.  Many people have decided to stay close to home […]
November 8, 2016

Best Exercises to Reduce Back Pain

The news media is bursting at the seams with stories of the incidence of people addicted to pain medications.  Every year prescription painkillers cause more than […]
November 4, 2016

The Difference Between Organic and Natural

Preparing food nowadays is so much more complicated than ever before.  If you want to eat healthy, it is advisable to check labels closely to fully […]
November 1, 2016

Health Benefits of Walking

One of the best choices for getting your daily exercise is walking.  When Michelle Obama promoted a campaign to walk 10,000 steps daily (the equivalent of […]
October 28, 2016

Benefits of a Standing Desk

Office furniture was staid and boring for decades.  Except for the big boss in the corner office, everyone else had a metal desk and a small […]
October 26, 2016

Health Benefits of Whole Grains

If you are of a certain age, you remember eating white Wonder bread as a kid.  Kids liked that soft squishy bread that Mom piled high […]
August 31, 2016

Common Daily Health Tips

The internet is chock full of helpful hints on how to take care of yourself.  You could follow the advice of celebrities on how to stay […]
August 30, 2016

How to Reduce Stress

Stress sometimes overtakes our lives, we are a society on the go and something or someone always needs our attention.  Sometimes we just need to have […]
August 29, 2016

Health Benefits of Fruit

There is a popular expression people often use about “comparing apples to oranges” sometimes it is used in a rather snarky manner, as if to indicate […]
August 26, 2016

How to Repair Damaged Veins

Many people suffer for years with damaged veins, when the answer to their problem is as simple as a consultation with a vein care specialist.  That […]
August 25, 2016

Most Common Vein Conditions

There are many types of vein conditions that people develop over the course of their lifetimes.  Many people are genetically predisposed to develop venous issues and […]
August 24, 2016

Dry Brushing and Other Treatments for Spider Veins

Venous disease is common to both men and women (20% of men and 40% of women get Venous disease).  Why do women suffer more than men […]
August 23, 2016

How to Avoid Consuming Pesticides

It seems these days you must think about everything that you eat or drink.  Back in the day, you ate most meals at home, and, when […]