Report: Most Adults Not Using Technology to Monitor Health

Despite the proliferation of smartphone and tablet applications that monitor health, most U.S. adults who track their health are doing so without using modern technology, according to a report from the Pew Research Center, USA Today reports (Painter, USA Today, 1/28).

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Welfare, Food Stamp Recipients Could soon Be Required to Get Micro Chipped with RFID Tags

For at least the past 15 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been actively trying to develop new ways to decrease fraud in the federal food stamp program, which currently covers nearly 50 million Americans and adds more than 10,000 new enrollees to its ranks every single day, according to reports. But one disconcerting method the agency appears to be considering involves the potential use of radio frequency identification (RFID) chips to track and identify food stamp recipients at the national level. Continue reading

The Lemon Detox Diet – a Recipe that Really Works

Ever since Beyonce Knowles was associated with the Lemon Detox diet, there has been a surge of interest in this particular program. Also known as the Master Cleanse, this detox diet has been around for Continue reading

Tabata Cardio Workouts: The Shortest Way to Burn Belly Fat and Lose Weight Fast

Excess weight, especially around the midsection, is dangerous for your health. Belly fat increases your risk of stroke, heart attack and a muffin top. Thankfully, there is a better way to shed pounds than spending hours sweating over cardio equipment. Tabata cardio workouts are short, effective and can be done in the privacy of your own home. Continue reading

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Recipe of the Month – Basic Sourdough Bread

This recipe can be used to make a basic loaf of bread for sandwiches or just eating fresh from the oven.
Ingredients:
2 1/3 cups fresh sourdough starter
3 1/3 cups flour
1 to 1 ½ cups water (approximate) Continue reading