Trans fat is getting the boot

The Food and Drug Administration has given the food industry a deadline to phase out partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of artificial trans fat. Companies have until June 18, 2018, to eit…

Are you living with a hernia?

Hernias can be a very painful thing, but most people don’t know the pain can be prevented by dealing with them before they rupture. A hernia is a defect in the abdominal wall and can occur when a w…

Protein powders go mainstream

Once reserved for body builders and those looking to build muscles fast, protein powders have gone mainstream with entire sections of grocery stores filled with many varieties. As they gain popular…

How effective are treadmill desks?

Treadmill desks have been gaining popularity as a solution for helping sedentary workers out of their desk chairs. Although they can help burn off fat, new research suggests there’s a downsid…