Myth: Fat causes heart disease and should be avoided.

Myth: Fat causes heart disease and should be avoided. Truth: Fat is essential and should not be avoided on the basis of heart disease fears. Fat has been a topic of concern for the last 40 years based upon the theory that increased fat intake is the primary cause of coronary heart disease (CHD). Between 1977 and 1983 the US … Read More

Wine O’Clock

  Most of us have heard the benefits of moderate wine consumption and feel no shame in our nightly glass of wine. It is true that red wine has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and contains beneficial polyphenols and when compared to other alcoholic beverages, it is one of the better choices. However, even one glass of wine may not be … Read More

After the Holidays, What’s Next?

It’s not just cooler temperatures that are in the air (summer won’t be here again for another six months, thank goodness!) but the anticipation of another holiday season. As 2018 comes to an end, employees across Arizona are looking to 2019. The holidays remind us that our health and well-being are of the utmost importance, and only a month or … Read More