Fiber Bars Have Never Looked So Good
Reduced blood pressure. Lower cholesterol. Healthy weight. What two things do all of these health perks have in common? Number one - they contribute to heart health. Number two - they are influenced by fiber intake. Amazing, but true, that the amount of fiber we consume protects our ticker – among the many other positive outcomes, like reduced chances of stroke and diabetes. With February being Heart Month, now is a perfect time to focus on at least a few lifestyle behaviors that attend to the heart - daily physical activity, stress management, and more fiber, to name a few.
Weight Loss Quick Fix or Quick Failure?
If you are like many Americans, you may have a desire to lose weight. And while a national market research group suggests that fewer people are dieting than in years past, starting a new weight loss diet in the New Year is something of a tradition in the United States. So, what are people doing to “try to lose weight?”