November 17, 2020

5 Age-Fighting Power Foods

We’ve all come across a few people who look nowhere near their age—and we’d love to know their secret. In a bid to look great and keep ourselves healthy, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with so much “stuff” out there. In order to help you make sense of what’s being sold, we decided to look at five of the more realistic and expert-backed helpful hints. 1. Stock up on wine and chocolate. Most of us have heard news about red wine being good for us in moderation—very encouraging for wine lovers! Red wine has resveratrol. According to some research, resveratrol […]
September 10, 2019

5 Stress-reducing Summer Smoothies

It’s hard not to get excited about a well-made smoothie, especially at a time of year when just looking outside is enough to make you sweat. Just when you thought the entire brilliant concept of smoothies simply couldn’t get any better—it did. Starting with these recipes. Check ’em out. Not only are these ultra-refreshing blends enough to make us drool, but they also contain stress-fighting ingredients to breathe new life into a downer of a day. We repeat: Stress-fighting. Need we say more? 1. Vanilla Chamomile Smoothie What you’ll need: 1 cup spinach 2 bananas 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 inch ginger, finely shredded or […]
May 29, 2019

3 Best Mid-Morning Snacks for Busy People

*Grumble* *Grumble* *Grumble* Yes, that’s your stomach talking to you – and anyone around you that can
July 17, 2018

How Mindful Eating Can Transform Your Health

I do something that I refer to as “mindful eating,” and I believe everyone improving their health should
May 15, 2018

Diet?! Who Said Anything About Dieting?

So the race to lose weight is in full swing. All of the ‘resolutioners‘ are packing the fitness centers and the annual
April 10, 2018

5 Easy Make-At-Home Infused Waters

You know you should drink more water, but those sugary drinks all aglow in the vending machine in
March 27, 2018

Chocolate…As a Protein Substitute?

“Is it true that when you’re craving chocolate it means you’re protein deficient? I heard that once and started eating more
February 6, 2018

Smart Food Choices Fight Heart Disease

You already know that diet is linked to overall health and what we eat on a daily basis can have a big impact on whether we’ll develop conditions like type 2 diabetes or heart disease or even suffer a stroke. Unfortunately, more and more people are being diagnosed with these conditions in the United States. For example, in 2012 alone, an estimated 700,000 people died from cardiometabolic diseases, like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, or stroke. Of those 700,000 deaths, 319,000 likely were linked to a poor diet. That’s a high number of deaths each year that are totally preventable with a healthier diet. Dariush Mozaffarian, […]
January 30, 2018

What’s Your Take on Multivitamins and Supplements?

There are eight hours in your shift–sometimes 12. Sometimes even more than that. As much as we would like