What are MUFAs, and should I include them in my diet? Answer From Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Courtesy of the Mayo Clinic Monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) are a healthy... Read more »

Protect your family from the flu

Courtesy of the CDC Flu activity has increased sharply in the United States in recent weeks, with widespread activity reported in 49 states in the last CDC FluView report.... Read more »

Gallbladder cleanser

Courtesy of the Mayo Clinic What is a gallbladder cleanser: Answer From Michael F. Picco, M.D. A gallbladder cleanse — also called a gallbladder flush or a liver flush —... Read more »

Three actions against the flu

Courtesy of the CDC Website: Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death.  CDC urges you to take the following actions to protect... Read more »

The benefits of turmeric

Turmeric is a mild spice best known for its dark yellow color, but in India and other part of Asia, turmeric is used to treat many ailments and other... Read more »

Apple cider vinegar benefits

There has been many benefits billed to apple cider vinegar, ranging from lowering sugar blood level, to whitening teeth, to losing weight among others. But are they real: A... Read more »

Personal health records and patient portals

Personal health records and patient portals are powerful tools for managing your health. Courtesy of the Mayo Clinic If you’re like most people, you have a number of health... Read more »

Bean and other legumes: Cooking tips

Want to add nutritious beans and legumes to your diet but aren’t sure how? This guide can help. Courtesy of the Mayo Clinic Legumes — a class of vegetables... Read more »

Strategies to prevent heart disease

You can prevent heart disease by following a heart-healthy lifestyle. Here are strategies to help you protect your heart. Courtesy of he May Clinic Heart disease may be a... Read more »