Mindful eating for lasting weight control

Looking for a lasting way to maintain your weight? You may want to consider mindful eating. It's an approach that focuses on eating when you're hungry and stopping when you're full. The idea is that if you truly listen to your body's wants and needs, you'll find your natural weight. Read more


The grains of truth on rice

Did you know rice has been produced in North America since 1685? This ancient staple grain is just as good for you today as it was centuries ago. Worldwide, more than 120,000 varieties of rice exist. The main differences among types include cooking characteristics, textures, and slight flavor variations. Read More

Keeping the balance

In a quest for a better quality of life, don't overlook balance exercises. Being stable on your feet may help to prevent falls and maintain control of your body, whether you're moving or still.

As a balancing beginner, you may want to have something sturdy — like a chair or wall — nearby for support, if you should start to become unsteady. Read More

Thinking of borrowing against your home?

If you're a homeowner and need money — to reduce debt, fund education, make home improvements, or pay for something else — you can borrow against the value of your house. It's important to know what you're doing, though, before you sign on the dotted line. Read More