Turn on the television or open your favorite magazine and you’re likely to see an abundance of advertisements for Gatorade, Powerade, and other sports drinks bombarding you with claims that they’ll provide the essential nutrients needed to help you achieve a superior workout while keeping you... Read more
Fall is officially in full swing. Sweaters are being pulled out of closets, grills are being tucked away for the season, and football is on everyone’s mind. And as the leaves begin to change color and the air becomes brisk, the only drink that can really satisfy the season's cravings is apple cider... Read more
Thirsty before hitting the gym? The question of what to drink before a workout has long been up for debate. Everyone has their pre-exercise ritual, whether it means chugging down a sports drink or not eating or drinking anything for fear of negative side effects during exercise. Yet, regardless of... Read more
Who doesn’t love a great party? Celebrating with family and friends at a festive birthday party is one of the many pleasures of being a kid. Yet, one guest that always seems to be present at parties is junk food — pizza, cake, ice cream, and soda are birthday bash staples. While these types of... Read more
Getting enough sleep is no easy feat nowadays.
Whatever we may consume ourselves with during the day — work, school, or even play — can severely interfere with our sleep. We wake up early to get the day rolling and maybe squeeze in a trip to the gym before work or do some last-minute studying... Read more
Even just a little time spent watching a 30-minute children’s program on TV will no doubt show the sheer volume of juices and drinks being marketed to eager kid viewers. It seems like everyday there is a new product being targeted to kids, and it is easy to become dazed and confused by it all.... Read more
Diabetes is a growing problem in the United States and it seems to be somewhat of a trendy topic nowadays, what with Paula Deen’s recent confession. According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million children and adults in the U.S. have diabetes and that number keeps growing every year.... Read more