Fairfield County Edition

Archive of: Health Brief and NAPC

Title Issue
Simple Fare to Haute Cuisine

Simple Fare to Haute Cuisine

Dietetics professor suggests that colorful condiments enhance not only the visual appeal of our food, but can significantly boost its nutritional value.

January 2008
It’s in the Bag

It’s in the Bag

Today’s super-sized handbags are dishing out an epidemic of sore shoulders, stiff necks and painful backs.

March 2007

Take a Load Off

Inventor Larry Rome has created an ergonomic backpack that helps save bones and muscles from the negative effects of toting around heavy loads.

March 2007

Paralysis by Analysis

In the essay, “What’s Making Us Sick is an Epidemic of Diagnoses,” Dr. H. Gilbert Welch concludes that “the biggest health threat…is our health-care system.”

March 2007
Healthier Pots & Pans

Healthier Pots & Pans

The next generation of stoveware will happily wean us from the recent misguided era of no-stick coatings that contain carcinogens.

March 2007
Grocery Produce Alert

Grocery Produce Alert

When organic fruits and veggies aren’t available, we can turn to the next “best bet.”

March 2007
Healthy Pick

Healthy Pick

According to studies, when it comes to disease-fighting antioxidants, cloudy apple juice appears to be the clear winner.

March 2007
Skin Wins

Skin Wins

Orly International, OPI Products and Sally Hansen have eliminated the toxic chemical dibutyl phthalate (DBP) from their nail polish and nail treatment products.

March 2007
Sharper Image

Sharper Image

Working out regularly and still not satisfied with your appearance? The culprit could be your exercise routine.

March 2007

Low-Fat Foods Can Lead to Obesity

“Stick with the regular version of foods, but eat a little bit less,” counsels Brian Wansink, Ph.D., author of Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think.

February 2007
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