When it’s time for a treat, ice cream is one of the most popular choices. There are now many more “frozen dessert” options besides frozen yogurt, like non-dairy products. Are any of them better for you than ice cream, or worse?
The emotional weight of grief affects the body in the form of stress, which can make existing conditions worse or cause new ones, and can also lead to depression. Maintaining health may seem difficult while grieving, but doing so can help rebuild mental strength.
That playgrounds you like to visit with your kids or grandkids may be morphing into a space that is “fun for the whole family”— fitness parks with exercise equipment suitable for people of all ages alongside the more typical child-focused play structures.
A newly available test offers to provide information about your telomeres, parts of your DNA that are considered markers of aging, but on its own this information is of little value, and you can make beneficial lifestyle changes without paying for a test.
People looking for more nutritional value from food should consider adding sprouted grains to their diet. They offer higher percentages of nutrients compared to whole-grain products, and may be easier for some people to digest.
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As the variety of foods available in supermarkets has grown, new terminology has also proliferated. Definitions of food terms vary depending on the farm, manufacturer, and federal or state rules, but this guide offers quick explanations of common food terms, along with some context for why certain types of food may or may not be worth buying.