7 Ideas for a Healthier Easter Basket

Easter is just around the corner, and this week’s post is going to help you build a healthier Easter basket this year. As a major chocolate lover, don’t get me wrong, I am not suggesting you have to eliminate the candy all together. Instead, take some of these suggestions to help build a basket withContinue reading “7 Ideas for a Healthier Easter Basket”

Three Powerful Nutrients To Strengthen Your Immune System

While you’re doing your part to fight the Coronavirus by staying at home, spend a little extra time building a healthy immune system to give yourself and your loved ones an extra layer of protection. Boost your immunity by choosing healthy nutrient rich foods. Certain nutrients play an important role in your body’s immunity defenseContinue reading “Three Powerful Nutrients To Strengthen Your Immune System”

3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 3- Dark Chocolate Delight

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s officially here, the special holiday of celebrating the ones you love. Whether you’re planning to eat chocolate yourself or will be buying it for someone special, today’s final key to a healthy heart will speak to the health benefits found in dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants called flavonoidsContinue reading “3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 3- Dark Chocolate Delight”

3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 2- Eat Healthy Fats

Dietary fat has this notoriously bad reputation. You hear the word fat and automatically think any food with fat is unhealthy or will make you gain weight. The shocking truth however is that fat is actually an important part of a healthy and balanced diet. The second key to keeping your heart healthy is toContinue reading “3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 2- Eat Healthy Fats”

3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 1-Cut Back On Salt

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s only fitting to share some helpful tips on how to keep your heart healthy this month and throughout your lifetime. One of the key principles to a heart healthy diet is lowering your salt intake. Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. When you eatContinue reading “3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 1-Cut Back On Salt”

Healthy holiday hacks: 5 tips to eat healthy this holiday season

The holidays are a joyous time of year filled with family gatherings, annual traditions, and let’s not forget the fabulous food!! I myself get excited every time the holidays roll around each year.  Another less fortunate trend of the holiday season is found in expanding waistlines. The Calorie Control Council estimates the average holiday mealContinue reading “Healthy holiday hacks: 5 tips to eat healthy this holiday season”

5 Ways to Lower Cancer Risk Through Diet and Lifestyle

Cancer is an all too common and devastating disease that affects millions of people each year. Chances are you know someone that has had cancer, or even you yourself have battled the disease. There are various factors that can increase your risk for cancer. Diet, physical activity, and body weight for example are significant riskContinue reading “5 Ways to Lower Cancer Risk Through Diet and Lifestyle”

Healthy Tips for Back to School

Back to school is a busy time of year with lots to think about as a parent. Everything from shopping for back to school supplies and clothes to planning to attend your children’s meet the teacher night. Another important thing to think about is preparing healthy back to school lunches. It’s important for your kid’sContinue reading “Healthy Tips for Back to School”

National Watermelon Month

July is National Watermelon Month. Try this simple and delicious summer salad as a part of a healthy diet and lifestyle. Arugula, watermelon, and feta salad recipe from The Food Network. Healthy recipe for weight loss and weight management. Fresh and healthy summer recipes. Delicious summer recipe to enjoy without heating up your kitchen.