You can get the most from fall produce by filling your canvas tote with a rainbow of foods. “Different-colored fruits and vegetables contain different types of antioxidants, such as beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and vitamins A, C and E,” explains Lisa DeSantis, a registered dietitian at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.
The summer heat can be dangerous especially if you’re outside or don’t have air conditioning. One simple thing everyone can do to stay safe is stay hydrated.
Summer in New Jersey means taking in some sun, walking the boards and digging into your favorite foods. It’s no secret that those delicious boardwalk treats are loaded with calories and sugar, but the amount of calories hiding in those summer snacks may be surprising.
Angela Jones, M.D. shares insights on a topic of concern that she addresses quite often with her patients: the health and safety of exercising during pregnancy. Despite some arguments and myths against the lifestyle, Dr. Jones believes that physical activity is not only safe, but it is bursting with benefits.
Researchers have already associated fruit and vegetable consumption with a lower risk for heart disease and stroke, but a new study found eating these foods may also decrease the risk for peripheral artery disease (PAD).