Articles by Carey Rossi Contributing Writer
- Carey Rossi is a writer and editor with 10 years of experience covering all aspects of nutrition and fitness. She was the editor-in-chief of Better Nutrition
, a shopping magazine for natural living, and the founding editor of Muscle & Fitness Hers
. In addition, her work has appeared in Muscle & Fitness, Looking Good Now, Healthy Family, Vegetarian Times
and Natural Health
. She is the author of No More Diets Ever, Lose Weight the Natural Way
When you think of probiotics, you’re probably most familiar with the live active cultures that inhabit your favorite yogurt. And, you may also think that their benefits are confined to the digestive system. How long you need to exercise to reap the health benefits — decrease in disease and death risk — isn’t as much of an absolute as one may think. Are you a man thinking about taking an ED drug or other testosterone products? Heed this: Testosterone therapy could increase your risk of heart disease. And the Food and Drug Administration finally wants you to know. We’re a stressed out nation. According to a 2015 survey released by the American Psychological Association, Americans’ stress registers a 4.9 on a 10-point scale—a little high when healthy is considered a 3.7. What’s more: 22% of us report that we don’t cope with it very well, which makes us a recipe for a health disaster. Your belly may be saying more about your health than you might know. Generally Recognized As Safe. These four words-- also known as GRAS, have allowed food companies to add thousands of ingredients to foods with little to no government oversight or even knowledge, according to a report by the Center for Public Integrity. BPA-free products may not be any safer than their outlawed cousins. Surprise! Soda contains yet another chemical that could cause cancer.
Did you know that aside from skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men?