Karen Owoc

Editor in chief

I’m an ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist, nutrition health educator, TV health and lifestyle expert, creator of Crave Healthy™, certified trainer at Brain Boot Camp, speaker, and author of my upcoming book, “Athletes in Aprons”.

Latest Articles

Bruschetta with Garden Tomatoes & Basil

Bruschetta  (pronounced "brusketta") is a healthy snack or appetizer and easy to make.  (Chopping tomatoes required, but can be therapeutic.)  If you're so lucky to have vine-ripened...

How to Prevent Cancer (Soap and Animal Fats)

Q: What's the difference between the more expensive soap made with vegetable oils and the cheaper commercial brands of soap? ~ D.W., Los Angeles,...

Sodium Benzoate | How to Prevent Aging and Cancer

Sodium benzoate (also known as E211) is a chemical preservative used to help inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungus in acidic products. It...

What's In Artificial Food Coloring?

Q: What's in the artificial dyes that are used to color our food? ~ C.O., San Ramon, CA A: Synthetic colors used to make products...

How to Stay Healthy If You're a Man

One of the most important ways for men at any age to stay healthy and live longer is to get recommended screening tests.  These...

How to Stay Healthy If You're a Woman

One of the most important ways for women at any age to stay healthy and live longer is to get recommended screening tests.  These...

How to Save Money When You Need Health Care

If you're having difficulty paying your bills and face the decision to sacrifice your health care to make ends meet, you're not alone.  In a recent...