Optimum Wellness Features

Vitamin C May Decrease Risk for Stroke

9:17 AM, Feb 18, 2014

The American Academy of Neurology recently released a study linking low levels of vitamin C and vitamin C deficiency to an increased risk of stroke.

Glutathione and Centenarians

8:28 AM, Feb 5, 2014

Two big words, yes - too long for scrabble - yet words you should know about if you wish to make it to your 100th birthday.

More Support for Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Brain Health

4:09 PM, Jan 27, 2014

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential, polyunsaturated fatty acids that our bodies do not make on their own; we must get them through diet (or supplementation).

Training for Your Best Life

3:58 PM, Jan 6, 2014

There's a great book called Younger Next Year for Women by Chris Crowly & Henry S. Lodge, MD.

Do Not Wait to Meditate

4:28 PM, Jan 2, 2014

If meditation tops your list of goals and intentions for 2014, you're not alone.

Success Strategies to Navigate the Holidays

4:51 PM, Dec 19, 2013

As the last week of 2013 is rapidly approaching, we know there will be more parties and more chances to overeat around every corner.

Decembers Fit Foods

1:10 PM, Dec 9, 2013

Depending on where you live, you may be buried in snow by December or you may be basking in mild temperatures.

Six Ways to Decrease Holiday Stress and Anxiety

10:39 AM, Dec 3, 2013

The holidays have an insidious way of sneaking up on us.

Obesity Linked to Early Puberty

4:41 PM, Nov 4, 2013

Most of us are aware by now that the United States and most developed nations around the planet are facing a serious obesity epidemic.

Tips for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

11:52 AM, Oct 14, 2013

any of us tend to generalize when it comes to talking about diabetes.

25 Superfoods to Start Eating (and Drinking) Today

2:55 PM, Sep 23, 2013

If you had to choose just 25 foods to eat for the rest of your life, be sure to take this list with you.

Power to Pepper

7:52 AM, Sep 18, 2013

Isn't it cool when you find out that something that you've been doing for much of your life is actually good for you and your health?

All About Seeds

3:07 PM, Sep 9, 2013

Seeds are all the rage these days, though they've been an essential dietary component of many cultures for centuries.

Getting the Most From Your Walking Routine

12:05 PM, Aug 26, 2013

Walking is one of the best and most user friendly things you can do for your body (and mind).

Is Brushing Your Teeth Hazardous to Your Health?

7:17 AM, Aug 13, 2013

Now that we have your attention, of course the obvious answer would be no.

Top 7 Best and Worst Foods for Metabolism

9:43 AM, Jul 18, 2013

There are proponents of the idea that "a calorie is a calorie."

7 Summertime Favorite Eats (and Drinks) for Flat Belly and Strong Mind

7:30 AM, Jun 25, 2013

1. Watermelon - Summer is hardly complete until you've sunk your teeth into a hunk of juicy watermelon, juice running down your face (or arms).

The Paleolithic Diet - aka Paleo

8:23 AM, Jun 17, 2013

You've probably heard of the "Cave Man Diet" also known as the "Paleolithic Diet" of simply, "Paleo."

Pantry Purge

2:50 PM, Jun 10, 2013

Right now is a great time to transition your pantry and refrigerator from nasty to natural.

D Deficiency in Overweight Children

12:04 PM, May 9, 2013

Excess body weight is associated with risk of vitamin D deficiency in children and adults.

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