Acrylamide, a cancer-causing agent, has shown up in a variety of fried foods, but also in healthier baked and roasted items, including home-cooked meals. Should we be alarmed? Here's a look at what we know about acrylamide, its risks and whether we need to take action.
Do you walk your talk? Say what you mean and mean what you say? Or does your language take you down roads you're not willing to follow? Taking a closer look at how your words and deeds connect — or don't — can help you see where you really stand.
Can active-but-average folks possibly hope to stay in shape by mixing a little formal fitness time with a healthy dose of everyday life activity? To find out, we spent a week monitoring four people with different fitness obstacles AND objectives. The results were encouraging.
When I travel outside the country, I am regularly reminded of how many people are struggling with immense problems and living in great need, without basic necessities like food, shelter and freedom. I am also reminded, at these times, by how blessed many of us are to be facing lesser struggles.