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Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome(IBS) is not a disease; it is a group of symptoms that occur together that affect the large intestine. One in five Americans and twice as many women as men experience symptoms of IBS. Though no specific cause is known, several factors may contribute to IBS, including heredity, lifestyle, allergies, an infection or […]

Peeps! Easter’s Sugary Treat

According to several sources, Americans will eat more than 600 million Marshmallow Peeps and Bunnies this Easter.  That is A LOT OF SUGAR! ‘Just Born’’s Bethlehem, Pa., factory makes more than 1 billion Peeps a year. That’s 4 million Peeps a day.   The ‘Just Born’ candy tradition began in 1910 when Sam Born immigrated […]

Are You a Binger?

Are you a binger eater? A binge is defined as a short time period devoted to indulging in an activity. Binge eating involves excessive food intake over a short period of time. Binge eaters will frequently choose foods they have been restricting to binge on, such as chips, cookies, ice cream, breads. However, in other […]

Everyone Needs to Eat!!

Good nutrition is important for everyone.  33 million Americans, are hungry, do not have enough to eat on a regular basis, or do not have the money or assistance to get enough food to maintain active, healthy lives.  More than 1 million Seniors living alone do not have enough food to eat on a regular basis or […]


GOUT sounds like a gross word. But its a stark reality for more than 8.3 million Americans. The prevalence of gout in the U.S. has risen over the last twenty years and affects at least 4% of Americans. Gout affects more than just men, although it is commonly thought of as an ‘older male’ condition. […]