Health Front: Not Too Old to Improve Health

New research from the Netherlands reports that eating protein after exercising will help the body build more muscle, in both young and old alike. A study of two groups of men, half in their 20s and the other half in their 70s found that in both age groups, consuming a protein drink immediately after exercise led to a greater increase in muscle protein, compared to having the protein drink later on, during a period of rest. This is true if you are young or old. Read More →

Health Front (Music and Studies, Over-rated Beverages)

Blueberries and blackberries have high levels of antioxidants, which protect the body like polyphenols. Scientists now report that "black rice" is cheaper and contains more fiber, more vitamin E, and less sugar than berries. Professors at the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center state that black rice is the most economical form of antioxidants to consume. That may be very true if you don't already have blackberries growing right in your yard. Read More →

Health Front: Health Care Debate or Reality TV?

Television producers were readily able to display what they’re good at recently with the health care debate turning into reality TV. Read More →

Beat the Heat

With the dog days of summer heating up all over the country pushing temps into the triple digits, it is important to stay hydrated and keep cool, especially for children and the elderly. Read More →