In a recent study researchers argued that we need to apply better measures to define our aging population. Aging is a multidimensional phenomenon. Defining people as old at age 65 no longer fits real-world data because people all over the world are healthier and live longer. Many are still working. In countries throughout the world, age 65 is used … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Dandies Classic Vanilla Marshmallows  are Non-GMO Project Verified, vegan, and kosher certified (cRc). They contain no gelatin or artificial flavors or colors. Dandies are produced in a dedicated dairy, egg, and nut-free facility. Both … Read More

Today the shellfish farming industry can replenish diminishing natural supplies and provide consumers with foods they enjoy. Williapa Bay off the coast of Washington state supplies one-quarter of all oysters eaten in the US today. Off shore shellfish farms also grow and harvest clams, mussels and geoducks (gooey-ducks), an oversized shellfish that can grow to be 7 pounds with most … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. If you enjoy grapefruits, Sweet Scarletts Texas Red Grapefruits are a brand worth trying. Not only is the color a rich ruby red but the taste is sweeter than most grapefruits on the market. The … Read More

Few people realize that popcorn is 100% whole grain and a good source of fiber. Air-popped, microwaved and traditionally popped versions are the best. Go easy, adding salt and melted butter. Movie theater popcorn can turn a healthy choice into a calorie, sodium and fat tsunami. An extra-large bucket, topped with salt and butter can … Read More

Gout is a type of arthritis that occurs when too much uric acid builds up in the body, causing crystals to form in joints. The joints become inflamed and painful. Drinking too much alcohol or eating large amounts of dried beans, liver, meat, and shellfish can precipitate a gout flare. Many people report a gout … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Zevia soda gives zero a new definition. The brand has no calories, no sugar, no artificial sweeteners, no phosphoric acid, no artificial flavors, and is color free. All flavors are Non-GMO Project Verified, Certified Vegan, Certified Gluten-free, … Read More

BCAA stands for branched-chain amino acids which include leucine, isoleucine and valine. Research suggests that BCAA may delay mental fatigue for endurance athletes but there is not enough evidence to suggest athletes should use a BCAA supplement. Eating foods rich in BCAA may be smart for athletes but for reasons other than reducing fatigue. Leucine … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Pure was founded in 2006 to provide healthy snacks for the founder’s vegetarian daughter. All Pure snacks are USDA Organic, Certified Gluten Free, NonGMO Project Verified, kosher (OU) and soy and dairy free. New to the Pure … Read More

The Spanish call it a siesta. Winston Churchill, Thomas Edison, Bill Clinton, Yogi Berra and Margaret Thatcher were all faithful nappers who relied on this midday pause. A study reported at the European Society of Cardiology showed that midday naps lower blood pressure.  The study participants, almost 400 adults with high blood pressure, who napped … Read More