Green Tea~You’re Gonna Want Some

But here’s the thing — it’s a hell of a lot harder to keep the pounds off when all of fall’s festive temptations arise. Halloween treats, Thanksgiving meals and holiday parties offer a well-deserved opportunity to indulge. It’s been a long year. You’ve earned it. You’ll work it all off in January, you say.

Jacob Lauing

Best Foods For People With Dementia

Hippocrates once said “Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food.” In the case of dementia, a diet of nutrient-rich foods can improve patient outcomes and quality of life.

Changes In American Education Are Here To Stay

a group of young children sitting next to a baby: A teacher provides an outdoor learning demonstration for New York City schools in front of Patrick F. Daly public school (P.S. 15) in Brooklyn last September. Creative models for outdoor learning are one change that may have staying power after the pandemic.

Schools and parents are still burdened by COVID-19 cases, contact tracing and quarantines. Remote learning has returned in some cases. In others, kids are back to sitting at home without work. Unlike last year, most classrooms are open, but they operate amid shifting health recommendations and frequent fights over masks.

Erin Richards, USA TODAY

Did You Know? Harvest Moon 2021

Astrophotographer Anthony Lynch sent in this photo of the Harvest Moon, September 2013, taken at Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland. http://Harvest Moon

The Harvest Moon will be full on Monday (Sept. 20) at 7:55 p.m. EDT (2355 GMT), according to NASA — two days after passing Jupiter and four days before making a close approach to Uranus in the night sky. 

Jesse Emspak 

What is Diwali?

Diwali, the festival of lights, marks the time when millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world celebrate the triumph of good over evil with beautiful rituals such as festive lights, fireworks, sweet delicacies and family gatherings. We delve into the Diwali story, history and traditions, to find out how Diwali is celebrated and how you can take part in the magical festivities.
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Foods That Can “AGE” You

Slide 1 of 20: Saturated fats are found in whole milk increasing the risk of heart disease and rheumatism. Opt for skim or non-fat milk when possible.

The high levels of fats and sodium found in sausages and processed meats can cause circulation problems and increase the risk of heart disease.