Category Archives: Healthy Living

Five Surprising Germ Hotspots

How often do you hear “there’s something going around” during these chilly months? It’s safe to say that nobody is a stranger to brutal winter colds. We’ve armed you with our beloved zinc lozenges and oral spray to fight the … Read more »

Holiday Cold Proof Cooking with Nina Safar

This month’s edition of Cold Proof Cooking comes with a dose of holiday cheer, thanks to food blogger Nina Safar, who heads up the blog Kosher in the Kitch. Kosher in the Kitch is a food blog with recipes for … Read more »

Cold-Proof Cooking with Alexandra Zissu

We’re excited to introduce you to our July Cold-Proof chef, Alexandra Zissu. A multitalented Jane-of-all trades, Alexandra is a food blogger, journalist, and a published author whose recent books include The Conscious Kitchen and The Butcher’s Guide to Well-Raised Meat … Read more »

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Cold-Proof Cooking with: Liz and Janice, of Meal Makeover Moms!

This month, you get two Cold-Proof Cooking bloggers for the price of one! Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD and Liz Weiss, MS, RD, are registered dietitians and cookbook authors of No Whine with Dinner: 150 Healthy, Kid-Tested Recipes from The … Read more »

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Cold-Proof Cooking with: Aggie of Aggie’s Kitchen

Please meet our May Cold-Proof Cooking blogger, Aggie Goodman of Aggie’s Kitchen! Aggie calls the kitchen her happy place—her lab for whipping up concoctions that are inspired by her Italian heritage, her love of health and emphasis on balance, but … Read more »

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Cold-Proof Cooking with: Laura of Real Mom Kitchen

Our recipe of the month comes from Laura, a mother of three and food blogger at Real Mom Kitchen, who is “keepin’ it real in the kitchen”. A long-time cooking enthusiast, Laura has been blogging since April 2008. Her blog … Read more »

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Cold-Proof Cooking with: Jamie C. of Mom’s Cooking Club

Certain “healthy living” topics seem to come up again and again on our blogs—like ways to keep your family eating healthfully and not spending forever doing it. It makes sense: cooking hearty but nutritious meals is a great way to … Read more »

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New Study Review Confirms Zinc Really Works

As some of you might know, we got some exciting news recently: a new review of 26 years of medical research on zinc for colds concludes that zinc dramatically reduces the duration and severity of the common cold. Of course, … Read more »

Uncommon Facts about the Common Cold

Brushing up on cocktail party talk for the holiday season? Bet you don’t think that colds make great conversation—but they’re actually a lot more interesting than you might think. Here are five facts about colds that will surprise you and … Read more »

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Garlic, Chili Pepper, Alcohol-dipped Scarf: Cold Remedies Through the Ages

We promised to help you get well, sooner—so today we are talking home remedies, from famous civilizations past, and our very own fan base! Home remedies have been around as long as the common cold—for thousands of years. One famous … Read more »