Recipe: Healthy Sweet Potato Marshmallow Bake

sweet potato

I found this recipe and thought it might be a nice alternative to the more popular sweet potato marshmallow bake a lot of folks prepare for Thanksgiving. Sweet potatoes are fiber rich and contain vitamin A and antioxidants. You could cut down on the sugar by using honey or agave nectar, which has a milder […]

Nutrition for the Female Athlete

young fitness woman runner  running

After running track in high school and college, Brie wanted to maintain the fitness she had gained.  She joined a road runners club and began competing in 10K races, eventually working up to marathons, running 15 to 20 every year. By her late 20s, however, she started being hit by injuries, and when she complained of […]

Stand Up to Your Back Pain

Woman Suffering From Back Pain

If you haven’t had your own experience with back pain, you are in a definite minority. About 80 percent of Americans have at least one bout of back pain at some time in their lives; it’s the second most common reason that adults see a doctor. In most cases, the doctor’s visit is unnecessary. No matter […]

Recipe: Butternut Soup

Butternut squash with sage leaves

I love butternut soup and I love curry so when I saw this recipe I knew I had a winner. You may want try soy milk instead of almond milk or plain cow’s milk, if that is your favorite. You also may use sriracha sauce instead of harissa, which is a type of sauce or […]

Head Injuries in Children, Adults

head injury

If you see your child with blood streaming down his face after an accident on the playground, you have good reason to rush to the emergency room. Chances are, though, that it’s only an external wound that may require some stitches…but nothing else. The scalp is mainly a thin layer of skin and blood vessels […]

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