Dr. Susan Mitchell
Are you tired of so-called experts telling you what you SHOULDN'T eat? Growing Bolder's Nutrition Expert has a real-life approach to food. Find out why she thinks diet is a four-letter word and get her tips for what you SHOULD eat.
Good News on the Fitness and Weight Loss Front
On any given day, reading the newspaper can lead one to believe that the fate of humankind is doomed. With the advent of global communications, we learn instantly of bad news anywhere on the planet on a 24/7 basis. This unending stream of threatening bulletins makes it important to note positive trends. Here are five positive developments in fitness and weight loss to counter the otherwise...
Oleda On...Living Younger Longer: MOISTURIZERS
Moisturizers: The More Expensive They Are, The Better They Are, Right? Wrong!
Government labeling regulations require that a product’s ingredients be printed on the container in descending order. Therefore, the first ingredient you see on a label is the one that makes up more of the formula than any of the others.
Take a look at the moisturizer you’re currently using. The likelihood is that...
When Zero Means Nothing: Read Ingredients to Protect Your Heart from the Danger of Trans Fat
Over the past few years, trans fat has been targeted as the source of several life-threatening medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease. According to the American Heart Association, trans fats are a real heartbreaker because they raise the bad (LDL) cholesterol and lower the good (HDL0 cholesterol. Trans fats also increase inflammation of the blood vessels.
Roger McGuinn in Studio: Part 2
We're taking you back inside the studio with rock legend Roger McGuinn, and this time he's explaining how Mr. Tambourine evolved from a demo that no one in the band really liked to the classic you know and love today.
Roger McGuinn in Studio: Part 4
What's life on the road like for Roger McGuinn these days? He explains why he's very specific in the venues he chooses and what prompted him to leave the big record labels behind and become his own company.
Diets are Hogwash. Don't waste your money.
The diet industry is huge. More than 40 billion is spent every year in the U.S. alone. Why? Because we want a magic bullet. We have tried everything and we continue to hope that the next diet fad, whatever it is, will be the thing that speaks to us, that sparks our weight loss and keeps us motivated. Is it going to work? no. It's hooey. Balderdash. Snake oil.
Here's how I know. Every diet book,...
Roger McGuinn in Studio: Part 5
Roger McGuinn describes his Grammy-nominated Folk Den Project and explains why he felt such an urgency to preserve the songs and history of folk music. Plus, Camilla opens up about their 30-plus years of marriage and reveals how their faith bonds them.
Eat This, Not That! A Book Review
I am that girl. I am the one watching you in the restaurant, ordering a double cheeseburger with fries and a coke. You see me at the football game, staring at the child who is shoving down a chili dog, chasing it with nachos and tugging on mom's sleeve asking for ice cream money. Sometimes I pop up in surprising places – the grocery store, judging your choices in the deli, or wondering why...
Popular Painkillers May Be Banned
Dear Pharmacist, I am stressed out that I may not be able to get my pain medication, Vicodin. I’ve taken it for years, following a work accident. I’m not addicted. I really have pain but the pharmacist told me that it’s going off the market. Please tell me he’s wrong. I can’t live without it. --P.T. Belleview, Florida Dear P.T., We won’t know the fate of these drugs for months....