Health in a Hurry! Blog

I did not have the healthiest diet growing up, so I've always been interested in what foods other people consume in their homes. Here are some healthy foods from The Eastern European Diet: Beets are a powerful fighter in the war against cancer. Studies show that beet...

2 pound(s) beets, medium-size 1/4 cup(s) extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoon(s) sherry vinegar or white-wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon(s) Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon(s) honey 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt Freshly ground pepper to taste 1 stalk(s) celery, finely chopped 1 large shallot, finely chopped Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Divide beets between 2 pieces of foil; bring...

What-the symptoms: Fatigue. Feeling like you just can’t wake up. Cravings for sugar, caffeine and pastries. Moodiness and depression. Why it happens: Lack of light and daylight hours. Lack of “bright light.” Not enough light; so not enough melatonin-lack of good sleep. Too much sugar, white flour, caffeine, and processed foods. How-to help your body...

As a reader of my newsletter, you know that I love the quick, and often bizarre, health facts. Here are a few health shockers that I had to share with you. Reading can lower your stress levels by 68%. Listening to music? 61%. I imagine that...

What: Remember that old commercial that proclaimed, “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing!” This is the season of overeating, and many of you may experience the following not so pleasant symptoms: gas, bloating, acid reflux and burping. When you overeat, stomach acid can rise up...