Portion distortion: How much are you really eating?

Portion distortion: How much are you really eating?

The next time you’re having a meal, especially in a restaurant, take a look at the portion sizes. Can your meal fit in the palm of your hand or ...

February 10th, 2017 |  


American Heart Month a good time to fight back

American Heart Month a good time to fight back

February is American Heart Month, a time to turn our thoughts to scientific matters of the heart. Cardiovascular diseases, those diseases of the circu...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


More fruits and vegetables for children

More fruits and vegetables for children

As the old saying goes, “You are what you eat.” In America, a love for unhealthy foods, combined with a tendency to be sedentary, has led ...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Follow these steps to a healthier heart

Follow these steps to a healthier heart

According to the National Vital Statistics Report, six of the fifteen leading causes of death in the United States are directly associated with diet. ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Marchant, Benton to wed in June

Marchant, Benton to wed in June

ELIZABETHTOWN — Cathy Callihan Gantz of Baltimore, Md., and James Gerrin Benton Sr. of Spring Lake have announced the engagement of their daught...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Take steps to reduce your risk for ssteoporosis

Take steps to reduce your risk for ssteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and are more likely to break. It is a major health threat for an estimated 44 million American...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Simple resolutions for better health in 2017

Simple resolutions for better health in 2017

As the holiday season winds down and we begin to turn those reflections on the past year into resolutions for the new year, it’s easy to create ...

December 30th, 2016 |  


Try to eat more whole grains

Try to eat more whole grains

The United State Department of Agriculture recommends that most of grain intake each day should be from whole grains. For most people, five to six oun...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Be aware of safe handling for leftovers

Be aware of safe handling for leftovers

Holiday meal leftovers have almost as many traditions as the meals themselves. From turkey salad sandwiches to turkey tetrazzini, cooks want the lefto...

December 16th, 2016 |  


Cranberries … a sign of the season

Cranberries … a sign of the season

What would the holiday season be without cranberries? Whether you make your own cranberry sauce or cranberry jelly from fresh cranberries or buy canne...

December 8th, 2016 |