Tomato Pill for Heart Health

In recent years, the health benefits of tomatoes grabbed some headlines. What got particular attention was lycopene, a bright red carotenoid pigment and phytochemical found in tomatoes and other red fruits and vegetables. Lycopene has antioxidant properties. Research has shown … Continue reading

Interview with Hungry Girl’s Lisa Lillien

Lisa Lillien, aka “The Hungry Girl,” is the creative dynamo behind the Hungry Girl cookbook, her uber famous website and her newly released Hungry Girl 200 Under 200 cookbook. Known for taking highly caloric eats and slashing calories and fat through … Continue reading

Overweight Cops May Lose Jobs

It’s tough being a cop. It may get a little tougher if the state of Ohio has its way. There’s a state rule that allows the dismissal of police officers who “consistently exceed weight limits.” Alaska and Massachusetts also have … Continue reading

Personalized Fitness Plan Equals Success

Bloggers are full of good ideas. We will give you reasons to run, tell you what to have for breakfast, encourage you to try a trendy fitness class, suggest gifts for your mom, and even tell you where to live. Ultimately, however, ideal is … Continue reading

The Benefits of Martial Arts For Kids

There are lots of activities that kids can be involved in. Soccer, swim team, ballet, gymnastics – my kids have done them all. Rarely have they been involved in a sport that I think holds life lasting benefits – until … Continue reading

Tips for Beach Bound Runners

Is running on the beach actually beneficial? Running on the beach has its pros and its cons. Let’s start with the negative first and then move to the positives. The majority of the beaches have a natural slope, thus making … Continue reading