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Spaghetti Squash: The Ultimate Healthy Pasta Substitute by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Spaghetti squash: neat name - neat vegetable I first heard of spaghetti squash earlier this year. I was told the neat thing about this veggie is that it ... Read on »
The Healthy Lifestyle Community on Lunch.com has officially been launched by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm very happy to officially announce: the Healthy Lifestyle Community on Lunch.com has officially been launched. I founded this community to create a gathering place for th ... Read on »
Nutritiondata.com is a great healthy resource by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In my never-ending quest for valid health information I have found the great website nutritiondata.com . It gives you a cornucopia of health information attached to alm ... Read on »
Ways to raise your HDL (good cholesterol) by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is one of the five major groups of lipoproteins that enable lipids like cholesterol and triglycerides to be transported within the wate ... Read on »
Don't forget to get your 10-year Tetanus shot by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I just got a tetanus shot today.  Not that big of a deal.  It cost me $21.  My last tetanus shot was about 20 years ago.  We are supposed to get a tetanus shot every 10 y ... Read on »
Foods with trans-fats and things you need to know by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Foods where you may find high amount of trans-fats: Margarine and butter - loaded with trans fats and saturated fats Packaged foods - some cake mixes, Bisqui ... Read on »
Work up a sweat for even more health benefits by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Richard Simmons was really onto something when he was "Sweatin' to the Oldies".  Did you know that sweating has multiple positive health and beauty related benefits? Th ... Read on »
Best medicine: Health benefits of laughter by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We've all heard that 'Laughter is the best medicine'.  Well, there are many proven benefits from laughing, chuckling or giggling.  Laughing can reduce stress, lower you ... Read on »
Six Junk Foods That Are Not As Bad As You Thought by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Men's Health Magazine recently had an article about food we consider junk food which actually may be better for you than you would think.  I wanted to share these 6 foods an ... Read on »
PubMed and Social Media by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What about a little socializing PubMed ? High quality, highly scientific content of the PubMed is often out of interest for the average Joe. I believe this highly scientific i ... Read on »
Stephen King offers his facetious tips on healthy snacking that are funny, not scary by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In the Oct. 30, 2009 issue of Entertainment Weekly horror writer Stephen King took a break from scaring people and instead wrote an article on a humorous look into sn ... Read on »
Louisville and other cities looking into banning trans-fats from restaurants; Foods high in... by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This week the city of Louisville (my hometown) is having forums on whether trans- fats should be banned from restaurants in Metro Louisville.  Health officials are pushing to ... Read on »
Keep your brain sharp with this healthy vegetable picture puzzle by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As I've posted earlier we all need to keep our brains engaged and active. As well as eat right and stay healthy. Well, let's combine engaging your brain with healthy food. Bel ... Read on »
Keeping your mind sharp helps you have a longer, healthier and happier life by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Studies have shown that keeping your brain active and engaged with new things may help to live longer, avoid dementia and may even help to prevent Alzheimer's disease.  ... Read on »
You may be living with Gilbert's syndrome and not know it, I did by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This year I was diagnosed with Gilbert's Syndrome (pronounced 'zheel-BAYR').  Gilbert's syndrome is a common, mild liver disorder in which the liver doesn't properly process a ... Read on »
Trick or Treat: Nutritional Data on Popular Halloween Candy by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Millions of children along with adults will be out this Halloween dressed up in who-knows-what gathering up all the candy they can carry.  At the end of the night there won' ... Read on »
Health Benefits of Green Tea and Peach Green Tea Smoothie Recipe by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Green tea has been a staple in China for centuries. They may not have known all of the specific health benefits of drinking it, but they must have known something was g ... Read on »
Should I get the swine flu vaccine when its available? by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As the supply of swine flu vaccines is making its way throughout the U.S., many are asking themselves, "Should I really get the swine flu vaccine?"  There are many rumo ... Read on »
How and why to get seven hours of sleep a night by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Many of us have heard that we aren't getting enough sleep.  This is very true.  Getting at least seven hours of sleep a night is very important.  It is not just to feel more ... Read on »
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Korkut V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Everyone is asked to show their support in any way they can and also share information on this disease. Almost everyone has be ... Read on »