The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that it has received reports of five deaths and a heart attack since 2009 that may be associated with Monster Energy Drink. This news comes after a lawsuit was filed involving a 14-year-old Hagerstown, Md. girl who died in December after downing two 24-ounce cans of Monster […]

Here are a few restaurant appetizers with less than appetizing nutritional stats, plus some better-for-you choices from Hungry Girl! Outback Steakhouse: Alice Springs Chicken Quesadilla 2,140 calories & 132 grams of fat! By now, most people know to stay clear of the Bloomin’ Onion, a.k.a. the tower of fried terror. But did you know that’s NOT […]

If you frequent your local grocer, you may have encountered this dilemma while in the produce section--whether or not to buy organic.

A Congressional investigation of dietary herbal supplements has found trace amounts of lead, mercury and other heavy metals in nearly all products tested, plus myriad illegal health claims made by supplement manufacturers, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The levels of heavy metal contaminants did not exceed established limits, but investigators also discovered troubling and possibly unacceptable […]

It is never too early or too late to address the health of your family. Here are a few ideas for showing your children how to live a healthy life.

School meals matter. Just ask any teacher or parent and they’ll tell you that children who lack proper nutrition have trouble focusing in school.

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Can you satisfy your craving for Mexican food while considering your nutritional health?

It's been many years since I had to prepare lunches for schoolchildren. But I did do it for more than a decade, and mostly on a budget. With hot lunches at many schools being costly or of poor nutritional value, it is certainly wiser and healthier to pack your own.

VIA: By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News Researchers found fast food may cause a person to be more impatient and desire instant gratification. In one experiment, researchers had two groups of college students stare at  the center of a computer screen while ignoring the outside corners. One group was asked to look at a computer screen with blank […]

VIA:  National Heart Lung And Blood Institute Why the Nutrition Facts label is important Check servings and calories. Look at the serving size and how many servings the package contains. If you consume one serving, the label clearly outlines the nutrients you get. If you double the servings you eat, you double the calories and […]