Nutrition

How Bad Is Alcohol for You, Really?

Key Takeaways Heavy drinking is closely linked with a number of health problems including cancer, liver disease, heart failure, and a shortened lifespan. At the other extreme, several new studies seem to show even moderate drinking—1 to 2 drinks per day—may shorten your life and increase your risk of disease. Keep reading to learn what […]

Nutrition

Your Lips Deserve a Little TLC

As the cold winds blow, lips tend to dry out. Weather extremes of any kind, hot or cold, can lead to chapping and cracking. Surprisingly, vitamin deficiencies and even some kinds of toothpaste can contribute to dryness. Here are some smart ways to protect your pucker: Take a multivitamin/mineral that includes vitamin A, B vitamins […]