DTY Talks with Janora Ware about beating MS

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We explored multiple sclerosis (MS) recently and wanted to get a more detailed perspective on this debilitating and incurable disease. This is episode number 10 of DTY Talks, we’re speaking with Janora Ware, an artist, wellness advocate and mother of 4 battling multiple sclerosis, a rare incurable disease that affects the central nervous system. She speaks to us about what exactly … Read More

Nutrition bars: the new fast food

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Fast food doesn’t always come by way of a drive-thru window with a combination of over-fried mystery meat and potatoes scorched by trans fats. With all of various types of diets and eating styles today, it’s evident that Americans are becoming more health conscious; however, that doesn’t mean that we have any additional time to spend on finding or preparing … Read More

The heart of the matter: February is American Heart Month

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February is Black History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by African Americans in our country. It’s also a month to acknowledge our hearts—and not just on Valentine’s Day. February is American Heart Month, and with the ever-changing news about what’s good and what’s not, what to eat and what to avoid—you know, the fad diets … Read More

Women’s health: a unique path to wellness

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Being a woman can feel like a blessing and a curse. On one hand, women are responsible for life itself and are often the backbone of not just families but entire societies. On the other hand, women are constantly faced with a myriad of prejudices individually and as a whole that can affect both personal and professional results. And then … Read More

Fall allergies and how to beat them

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Fall brings to mind cool weather, beautiful foliage, and pumpkin spice everything. But autumn can also bring about some unwanted side effects that a trip to Starbucks and Trader Joes just can’t cure: allergies. Ragweed pollen reaches its peak around mid-September, and considering the increase in mold and airborne irritants, the fall season tends to be one of the worst … Read More

The grain debate: the deal with today’s wheat

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Before Elizabeth Hasselbeck talked about her struggles with Celiac disease on a 2007 episode of The View, few Americans knew what “gluten” was or what “gluten free” meant. Today, products free of gluten are everywhere. More and more of us are starting to pay attention to what’s going on with our bodies and making food choices that don’t cause problems … Read More

The health benefits of breastfeeding

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“Breast milk is the gold standard for infant nutrition and the only necessary food for the first 6 months of an infant’s life. Infant formula is deficient and inferior to breast milk in meeting infants’ nutritional needs. The infant formula industry has contributed to low rates of breastfeeding through various methods of marketing and advertising infant formula.” This is the first … Read More

Before you go vegan…

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Making the switch from an omnivorous to an herbivorous diet can be a bit overwhelming at first. You’ll find yourself thinking about what you could cook tonight that doesn’t include things from an animal, or worrying about whether the restaurant you’re going to will be able to accommodate your new diet choice. And then there’re the questions from friends like, … Read More

Men’s health: how guys can stay (or get) healthy

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Women live longer than men. In fact, women live on average 4.5 years longer than their males counterparts. But why? Testosterone, stress, and lifestyle could all play a role, but the fact that men are generally less likely to oblige routine doctor visits doesn’t help their case. No one wants to be unhealthy, so what should men focus on regarding … Read More