December 21, 2016

How to Make “SMART” Health Goals for 2017

With the December holidays quickly approaching, the countdown is on for a new year to arrive. If you are like most Americans, the brainstorming on how to start off 2017 with a health driven New Year’s Resolution is well underway. Perhaps you are considering starting a new exercise regimen, losing weight, or quiting smoking? You […]

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December 15, 2016

Smoothies vs. Juicing: What is the Better Choice?

  Meeting the current recommended servings of fruits and veggies can be a challenge for many people. More folks are resorting to juicing and smoothies as a way to increase their fruit and vegetable intake, while also improving overall nutrition. Most smoothies and juices are easy to enjoy on-the-go and offer a delicious flavor. Before […]

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December 7, 2016

3 Reasons for Avoiding Dieting

We often hear people say they’re “going on” a diet, but is the word “diet” being used correctly? Most people don’t think about what the word “diet” really means. They often use the term as a reference to a weight loss attempt or to describe food product. A better way to define the word “diet” […]

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November 29, 2016

6 Healthy Ingredient Alternatives for Healthier Holiday Recipes

While the Thanksgiving feasts may be behind us, the holiday season is in full swing. Most holiday celebrations center around traditional food fare like creamy casseroles, starchy sides, decadent pies, and overly sweetened cookies. All of these foods have one thing in common, when consumed in larger portions the calories can add up quickly. Healthier […]

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November 22, 2016

5 Easy Ways to Increase Your Vegetable Intake

Vegetables are a crucial component of a balanced diet, yet most Americans are not eating enough. Adequate intake of vegetables offers numerous health benefits. Specifically a diet with ample vegetable servings may decrease the risk for heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers. Vegetables are a high fiber food lower in calories, a useful food group […]

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