Often, New Year’s resolutions include health and weight loss goals but may have already fallen by the way side as we enter February. As Americans, we long for the “quick fix” and painless, easy routes to better health and a trimmer figure...
You’ve probably heard a little something about the importance of eating whole grains. A large and mounting body of scientific evidence has found that these nutrient-packed grains may lower the risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and obesity...
Benefits of Families Eating Together
Meal preparation and nutritional content are often compromised because of the fast pace that we maintain. This month, I want to give you 7 reasons why it’s important for families to sit down together and connect as often as possible...
Are Your Whole Grains Really Whole?
Keep that New Year's Resolution
Easy Ways to Boost Your Nutrition...and Health!
Eating Healthy when Dining Out...Is it Possible?
Fast, Convenient and Healthy Meals
"Grab 'n Go" Healthy Snacks
Healthy Holiday Eating...You're Kidding Right?
How in the World do you Pick a Nutrition Bar?
It's Never Too Late to Start Moving!
Lifestyle and Dementia
Organic Foods
Potassium - An Important Mineral for our Health
Reinventing Salad
The Powerful Pomegranate
"Yes" Foods
Breakfast - An Investment in Good Health
Gone are the days of June Cleaver effortlessly whipping up breakfast so the entire family can sit down together to enjoy the first meal of the day...
Making nutritional lifestyle changes can be challenging for many people.  Clients and patients will often tell me that it is hard for them to “fit in” the amount of fruits, vegetables and other nutrients they need into their diets...
As the holiday season approaches, we thank God for all our blessings. Friends and families gather around festive meals and often look for fast ways to feed their families as schedules become more hectic...
With the start of the school, hectic schedules typically bring about a decline in the nutritional value of meals served in the home...
For many of us, the lazy days of summer are about to become a memory. School is starting and with that comes a frenetic schedule for families filled with school, church, athletic and arts activities jammed into a parent’s busy work/volunteer schedule.  Often, that means we grab foods that have little or no nutritional value...
Hard to believe, but we are in the midst of the holidays and it seems they roll around faster and faster each year.  An abundance of things arrive with the holidays...
Have you ever felt overwhelmed and confused when trying to choose a nutrition bar at the grocery store?  There are so many brands and types...

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Potassium is much too scarce in the American diet, yet it is the 7th most plentiful mineral on earth. If it weren’t for potassium, nerve impulses wouldn’t travel and muscles wouldn’t contract...
God has given us quite a blessing in our ability to reason and remember wonderful times and people in our lives.  Dementia is a progressive brain disease that affects our memory and ability to reason along with other brain processes...
Organic foods continue to grow in popularity and availability.  Until October 21, 2002, there were no regulations or specific criteria defining what the term “organic” meant.  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has established new organic certification standards...
Salads can be versatile and really add dazzle as a side dish or as the main entrée in a meal.  The fresh ingredients in a salad are packed with potent antioxidants, potassium, numerous phytochemicals and other vitamins and minerals that really boost our nutritional levels to enhance our health...
Pomegranates are one of God’s “power foods.”  Many of you may have tasted them or noticed how plentiful they are in our grocery stores during the fall. There are some important health reasons to consider incorporating this deliciously sweet and juicy fruit into your diet...
As our journey toward better health continues in this New Year, our focus this month will be foods to say “yes” to...
The Obesity Crisis and High Fructose Sugar
For obvious reasons, the holidays seem to bring about frequent grocery shopping trips. Grocers and food manufacturers are well aware of effective product placements to entice you to buy at every turn of the cart...
Is high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) to blame for the obesity crisis or just a contributing factor? This is the magic question that has spawned a great deal of controversy among medical professionals and scientists...
Simplifying Grocery Shopping
Heart Health - A Woman's Issue Too!
For decades, it was thought that women did not have the same high risk for heart disease as men, but unfortunately, equality has been achieved in this area...
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Another glorious holiday season celebrating the birth of our Lord has passed and hopefully inspired rebirth in our own lives.  With the start of the New Year, many of us make New Year’s resolutions that include increasing physical activity and a journey toward taking better care of ourselves...

 

 

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