Tag: health



Are Low-Fat Foods a Healthy Choice?

Do you remember the low-fat and fat-free food craze that swept the nation back in the ’80s and ’90s? Pretty much everything possible was turned into a “fat-free” version – cookies, doughnuts, cheese, sour cream, mayo, salad dressing, and lunch … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Foods for Your Heart

As you know, February is National Heart Month. You also know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, low HDL (“good” cholesterol), high triglycerides, high LDL (“bad” cholesterol), elevated CRP (measure of inflammation … Continue reading

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Wear Red for National Heart Month!

As you all know, February is National Heart Month. Tomorrow is National Wear Red Day. Thousands of Americans will be wearing red to draw attention to this startling fact: Over 430,000 women are silenced each year by cardiovascular disease – … Continue reading

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Are you Addicted?

Do you know someone who is constantly checking her phone? What about the person who posts absolutely everything she does on Facebook? Or do you know someone who turns on the TV the second she walks into the house? Do you … Continue reading

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New Year, New Look, New You

We here at U Rock Girl believe that the start of a new year carries with it such symbolism – a new year means it’s time for a new look and time to see what changes you want to make … Continue reading

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March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month! It’s our favorite month because we can stand on our soap boxes and promote the message of good nutrition and say, “It’s National Nutrition Month – listen to us!” Nutrition – there’s so much information … Continue reading

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Got Milk?

Gone are the days when having a glass of milk meant the kind from the cow. It used to be that variety in milk meant choosing between whole, 2%, or skim. Now, take a walk in front of the dairy case … Continue reading

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