Some 76,000 Americans get sick from contaminated food each year. Recent revelations indicate that even some trusted organic brands have been undermined. Here’s how our food supply got in trouble, and how you can protect yourself and your family.
Kids and tweens today aren’t getting enough exercise. You may think of their attachment to electronic gadgets as a big part of the problem, but two fitness experts explain why one gadget in particular — a heart-rate monitor — may be an important part of the solution.
At the cover shoot for our September 2009 issue, new mom and actress-athlete Maxine Bahns explains how she balances her time between parenthood, her career and her personal relationship with her husband, road cyclist Patrick Watson. She also discusses how she’ll share the values of health and fitness with Madison (then just 3 months old).