Eating Healthy on the Road
More people are expected to take their vacations on the road this summer thanks to cheaper gas prices and the troubled economy. According to AAA estimates, car travel should increase by 3 percent as roughly 27 million Americans put the pedal to the metal.
June 8, 2009
Health Tip: Are Vitamin Supplements Worthwhile or Not?
You may be wondering at this point whether to toss those vitamins into your mouth or into the trash. That’s not surprising since several recent reports have called the value of vitamins into question, leaving people to wonder if it’s time to ditch their supplements all together.
Feb. 13, 2009
Health Tip: Downsizing Holiday Angst
The holidays can be tough on anybody watching their weight, but they’re even harder for people coping with being overweight or obese, according to Martin Binks, director of behavioral health at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center.
Dec. 1, 2008
A Little Exercise Goes A Long Way for Severely Obese
A little exercise goes a long way toward helping severely obese individuals improve their quality of life and complete important daily tasks, according to researchers at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center.
Oct. 5, 2008