The Ins and Outs of Cholesterol


By: Nikki Nies Often times the words “bad” and “good” are associated with cholesterol, but what defines good and bad … More

Oh, Osteoporosis


By: Nikki Nies If one deconstructs the word osteoporosis it literally means porous bones (osteo=bones; porosis=porous).  Osteoporosis makes one’s bones … More

Smart Snacks in School


By: Nikki Nies Smart Snacks in School supports better health for children across America while limiting access to junk food.  … More

Anorexia Nervosa


By: Nikki Nies TV advertisements, billboards and commercials show physically fit, attractive women.  It downplays the behind the scenes touch … More

The Thyroid


By: Nikki Nies Often times I hear someone mention they know someone that has trouble losing weight because of their … More