Articles from eyarnell

  1. The Sorry Secrets Of Sweeteners

    The other day I went to buy some of the individual bags of flavored waters for my kids. I was thinking that they would be preferable to the no-sugar-added juice boxes I normally offer to hydrate them in the car. Water, I reasoned, is always a healthier choice than juice.
    What a surprise, then, to see that one of the most popular brands of these water bags listed high fructose corn syrup as the second ingredient and sucralose as the fourth!
    Some believe our current epidemic of obesity and...
  2. Flu Fighting Foods

    Winter doesn’t have to mean the misery of colds, flu and other viral infections if you feed your body what it needs to fight them off.
    A run-down body that is out of balance internally and externally provides an inviting environment for viruses to come in and stay for a while. While it is difficult to live in a society and not come into contact with the multitude of germs that are literally everywhere during the winter months, you can reduce your own susceptibility and strengthen your immune...
  3. Time With The Kids Vs A Home Cooked Meal You Can Have Both

    Believe it or not, today's mothers spend more hours focused on their children than the mothers of the 1960s did. While we like to hark back to the Leave It To Beaver halcyon days of mothers greeting kids after school with milk and cookies as an ideal for raising happy children, the reality, according to a University of Maryland study, actually looks better these days.
    Based on detailed time diaries kept by thousands of Americans, mothers in 1965 spent 10.2 hours a week focused on their...
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