Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help...

Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself, determined by your feelings and an evaluation based on your perception of yourself. And a healthy sense of self-esteem, we're told, is critical to success in any undertaking. If you're lucky enough to have strong self-esteem, it may be hard...

More than 54 million Americans who are labeled overweight or obese according to their body mass index (BMI), a weight-to-height ratio, are actually healthy, says a new study in the International Journal of Obesity. Wondering where you stand? Check into these digits instead. Waist circumference If your belly...

Losing a great employee is a terrible thing. There's the expense of finding, onboarding, and training a replacement. There's the uncertainty of how a new employee will work out. There's the hardship on the rest of your staff until the position can be filled. Sometimes there's...

Historically, women have had a complicated relationship with protein. That antiquated notion that men can order steak at a restaurant while the more “feminine” choice is a salad has stuck around way too long. And shakes anchored with whey, hemp, or pea protein? It used to be thought...

Soon picnic baskets and coolers will be overflowing, colorful smoke bombs will be used as bug repellent and family gatherings will be color-coded with the red, white and blue. Fourth of July weekend is a time to celebrate the United States of America with family...

Many of us are early risers, but few of us actually enjoy waking up in the morning. If you’re tired (no pun intended) of feeling like a zombie once your alarm goes off at 7 A.M., below are a few lifestyle changes you can incorporate into your daily...

It can be a heated topic among veggie lovers: Is the raw or cooked version nutritionally superior? On one hand, raw food enthusiasts will have you thinking that cooking leaches all key vitamins from vegetables and destroys beneficial live enzymes. But, like most things, it's...

If you’ve ever been suckered into playing one of those never-ending board games against a little kid — like Monopoly or Battleship — you’ve likely faced this dilemma: On the one hand, you could play the game the way it’s meant to be played and...

CONGRATULATIONS, FELICIA! FELICIA IS OUR TUITION REIMBURSEMENT WINNER FOR JUNE! She will be getting a refund from us soon. You could be next! “I'm Felicia, I'm a 26 year old single mother to a 3 year old daughter and a 4 year old son. The course I took...

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