Why Fit Does Not Equal Healthy

Ever hear about the long distance runner who died of a heart attack? The risk of this happening is extremely small. According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in January 2012, out of 11 million long-distance runners, 59 people suffered cardiac arrest, 51 of them men. Being fit did not make them healthy!

5 Ways to Increase Veggies at Your Thanksgiving Day Celebrations

Thanksgiving… the smell of pumpkin pie, turkey, stuffing, and all the different types of foods cooking we get to experience while hanging out with our closest friends and family and talking, playing games or watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade or football … what great memories! After such wonderful get-togethers, most of us aren’t talking about how delicious the vegetables we had were. Most of us, aside from an occasional green bean casserole or corn*, may not be served any vegetables or choose not put any on our plates. (*By the way, corn really isn’t a vegetable. It’s a grain – we make cereal out of it.)