Archives for September, 2013

Easy & Healthy Snacks for Kids

by Danielle Boudreau   It can be a chore to get kids to eat healthy. After all, how can you possibly convince them to eat a few veggies when they have an undying hatred for them? If you’re looking for a way to reintroduce nutritious foods into your kids’ lives, try these healthy snacks. Your children will be getting their …

GRL PWR

by Mike Capshaw     Lexie Scott is just one of the guys. The only wrinkle is, she’s not a guy. She is, well, a she.  And she plays football. Would you let your daughter play football? How about your sister? Is it a men only sport? Lexie thinks not. As the lone female high school football player in the …

Grilled Lobster

  This summer dish is easy yet decadent. Whether you grill it whole or just cook the tail, butter, lemon juice and garlic make this meal the perfect summer treat. What You’ll Need: • 1 whole lobster • 4 tablespoons melted butter • 2 tablespoons lemon juice • Pinch of salt • Pinch of ground pepper (grinding it fresh onto …

Save a Life

  Considering the recent pool accident of singer Usher’s son, a child drowning due to an entrapment from a pool drain has been brought into focus. Drain entrapments occur when a swimmer’s body, hair, limbs or clothing become entangled in a faulty drain or grate. Before 2002, proper drain maintenance and prevention was not thought to be a necessity, but …

Betting on the Royal (Hot) Flush

by Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D.   The chance you’ll get a royal flush in poker is a staggering 1 out of 649,739 hands. But for a woman around 50, the chance of getting a hot flush (a hot flash accompanied by a red face and chest) is a lot higher: 30 percent to 80 percent of you …

Build It of Lose It: Keeping Muscles Strong by Dr. Oz

by Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D.   Robert De Niro, 69, and Sly Stallone, 65, are training for an upcoming boxing film, “Grudge Match,” about aging rivals heading back into the ring. Just the idea of those two shirtless in trunks makes us think about the importance of preserving muscle mass as you age. After all, even the …