Fabulous Superfoods from Your Local Grocery Store

(Health Secrets) Will you live a long life filled with vibrant health and wellbeing, or a shortened life riddled with obesity and degenerative disease? Will you be a person with energy and enthusiasm who others seek out, or a lifeless and cranky person nobody wants to be around? Surprisingly, the answers to these questions largely depend on…

Smile Your Way to a Healthy Heart

Having a healthy heart could be as simple as taking the time to relax and enjoy yourself, according to researchers at Columbia University, New York. While previous studies have looked at the negative emotions of stress, anxiety and anger, and the way they increase the risk of heart disease, this new research published in the…

What is the Point of a School Physical?

  August is the traditional month for the school physical. Most parents have learned to accept this event and take it for granted without questioning whether it has any real value.  After evaluating his daughter’s school physical, Dr. Amyas A Kabir asked that question, and his answer may surprise you.  Here is what Dr. Kabir had to say about school…

High Fructose Corn Syrup Behind Childhood Obesity

  High levels of fructose from the high-fructose corn syrup found in bottled drinks, candy and many processed foods may cause specific fat cells in children to multiply quicker.  This may play a key role in childhood obesity and even Type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study. High levels of fructose have come under fire often for affecting…