Blog Archive

6 Tips to Cutting Your Body’s Enemy: Sugar Jan 10th, 2019

There are hundreds of reasons our bodies seem to always be craving sugar. Unfortunately, after years of research we have found that sugar is one of the top reasons so many people have trouble losing weight.  In fact, animal research has shown that sugar isn’t just something we crave- it...

9 Powerful Foods to Introduce to Your Diet Jan 9th, 2019

“You are what you eat” is as true today as it has always been. Every time you go to take a bite to eat, you are making a decision that will affect your well being, either positively or negatively. It is important to develop a healthy relationship with food and...

17 Ideas to Help You Eat Better Jan 8th, 2019

1.) Broccoli to the Rescue Looking for a natural way to cut your chance of developing breast cancer? Broccoli is a key ingredient in cancer prevention, especially cancer of the colon, breast, bladder and ovaries. It also aids in cardiovascular health and decreases cholesterol. The super-powerful green veggie contains indole-3-carbinol,...

We Like to Move It Jan 7th, 2019

1.) Exercise Doesn’t Have to Feel Like Work If you’re not a gym person and running around your neighborhood isn’t your thing, don’t worry about it. Exercise shouldn’t feel like work or something that you have to force yourself to do. Not everyone likes staring at a monitor on a...

Ready, Set, Relax! Jan 6th, 2019

Relax for Your Heart Relaxing – reading a book, taking a walk, listening to music – can protect your heart. If you’re not taking time to relax and are experience forms of stress, you can trigger a rush of adrenaline that makes the heart not function properly, resulting in heart...

This Yogurt Doesn’t Look Like a Twinkie – and the Sour Facts on Sugar Jan 5th, 2019

Limiting our sugar intake is important – as sugar intake is correlated to weight-gain and a variety of diseases including heart disease, diabetes, cancer and brain disorders. Take a look at Yoplait Original Strawberry Yogurt. It contains 26 grams of sugar – compared to 19 grams of sugar in one Twinkie. Stonyfield Smooth...

Guard Yourself Against Free-Radical Damage with Tomatoes! Jan 4th, 2019

The tomato is another superfood and what’s great is that you get all the benefits if you eat fresh tomatoes, tomato sauce, puree, homemade tomato soup or paste. The veggie offers an excellent source of Vitamin A for bone and teeth health and Vitamin C for immune-boosting health. Full of fiber to...

Want Glowing Skin and Hair? Eat Some Zinc! Jan 3rd, 2019

Each year, millions of Americans buy products sold at the pharmacy promising clear skin and shiny hair – but did you know that you can improve the look of your skin and hair by simply eating healthy and delicious foods that contain the antioxidant zinc? Zinc is believed to aid...

The Caffeine Fix – Friend or Enemy? Jan 2nd, 2019

We’ve heard the mixed reviews for years now. Some praise coffee as medicine in a mug while others tell us to stay away from the stimulant. Recent research has shown that caffeine – specifically coffee- may actually help prevent diseases like stroke, certain cancers, lower our risk of Parkinson’s and...

Fast Food Really is Fast…In Destroying Your Body Jan 1st, 2019

Many people tell me that they eat a so-called ‘healthy’ diet most of the time, but when there’s no time to prepare, they have no problem pulling up to that drive-thru window and ordering burgers, fries and chicken nuggets. Many of us think that if we eat this way infrequently,...