This cruciferous veggie is packed with important nutrients, including B vitamins, manganese, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin K. One cup provides about 25 calories and 10 percent of your daily fiber, so use it to replace more high-calorie choices, say registered dietitian siblings Tammy Lakatos Shames and Elysse Lakatos, authors of “The Nutrition Twins’ Veggie […]
The McPherson family lost a lot in the devastating mudslide in Oso, Wash., on Saturday. Helen and Irene McPherson are still missing their sister, Linda, and their family home and farm of five generations was washed away.
By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The amount of physical activity mothers get is linked to their children’s activity levels, according to a new study from the UK. Researchers found that the exact relationship between mother and child physical activity depended on certain lifestyle factors, however. “It’s a positive thing that maternal […]
Visitors celebrate nationally-recognized annual festivals and events on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel LEE COUNTY, FL – In addition to great weather, shell-drenched beaches and the sparkling Gulf of Mexico, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel in southwest Florida is the setting for award-winning, nationally-recognized festivals and special events each year. Winter visitors […]
Faced with shrinking in-cabin luggage allowances, most airline passengers feel they can do little more than complain. But one fourth of international travelers surveyed by Skyscanner take their discontent one step further, finding ways around restrictions they find too drastic. Even more defiant, 10 percent of travelers confessed to bringing an extra bag with them […]
The Burmese python has a built-in compass that allows it to slither home in a near-straight line even if released dozens of kilometres away, researchers said Wednesday. Although native to South and Southeast Asia, the snakes have taken up residence in South Florida’s Everglades National Park, possibly after being released as unwanted pets. Scientists captured […]
Yet when I inform my dog-owning clients that certain “dental health” products can lead to serious problems, many can’t easily accept the notion that dental fractures, gastrointestinal obstruction and gastroenteritis (among other problems) are possible outcomes. After all, they say, how could anything sold expressly to help improve our pets’ dental health and behavior so […]