Are there really benefits to drinking lemon water?
I've been hearing more about this trend and wanted to know if there is any method to the madness. I know citrus has its benefits, but is lemon water in the morning really all that important?
According to some
Have you heard of—or ever tried—a tamarind?
If not, you HAVE to hear more about the benefits of this amazing fruit I’ve recently discovered!
The tamarind is mostly indigenous to Central America, and when you drink its pulp it is D-E-L-I-S-H! This super fruit has powerful
Every once in awhile, solid research comes out that makes me feel OH SO GOOD about myself…and I’m happy to pass that feeling on to the rest of you java lovers!
While previous studies have suggested a link between coffee and longevity, none have shown such
Apple cider vinegar has has many trusted applications and wide-ranging benefits. Here are a few of my favorite benefits:
Stabilize blood sugar levels
(You don't have to be a diabetic to appreciate this one!)
Apple cider vinegar’s anti-glycemic effect is very well documented.
ACV prevents at least some of
A new study shows a clear link between the hours of screen time kids have and their risk of diabetes. I talked about this and other risks of screentime on Better CT, along with tips for parents of kids of all ages!!
Most of us know that the at age 50 we should start getting our routine colonoscopy. The good news is that this recommendation has led to earlier detection and higher survival rates for those over 50 with colon and rectal cancers.
So what’s the problem? Turns
We know that carrots are good for the eyes…but did you know there are actually several foods that promote good eye health? Doctor Annie joins Better Connecticut to share her top 10 foods for healthy eyes. Watch to find out more!
WFSB 3 Connecticut
Vitamin B12 is a big player when it comes to our health. It is needed daily for every cell in our body, for metabolism and DNA synthesis. When it comes to our brain function as well as red blood cell functioning, it's arguably our most
Hey FDA! It’s about time!
Over the past 3 decades we have learned that our old way of thinking is obsolete: “Low fat” isn’t best. We’ve learned that fat is not something to be afraid of!
In fact, we’ve learned that good fats like omega-3’s are heart
[spacer height="20px"]I’ve always felt a tad guilty about my coffee habit. It began in medical school and, at its worst, this habit had me brewing two pots of coffee a day to keep me at my most alert and energetic. These days I have 2