Gaining Weight the Healthy Way

Weight gain requires significant increases in your calorie consumption. This article highlights simple dos and don'ts to help you gain weight without compromising your health. (MORE)

How to Create a Food Diary

Creating a food diary allows you to control your weight and make better food choices. This article highlights all the steps necessary to do this. (MORE)

The Nutritional Value of Water

Water is a primary constituent of the body and the foods that nourish it. This article explains why water intake is important for good health. (MORE)

What is Atherosclerosis?

Atherosclerosis (ath-er-o-scle-ro-sis) is a condition that occurs when fat and cholesterol build up in the walls of arteries, causing hard structures called plaques to form. W (MORE)

No More Fasting For A Cholesterol Test?

For decades, a cholesterol test required fasting: 8-12 hours with absolutely no food or drink other than water. Not even gum or breath mints. This is a hassle, sure, but not t (MORE)