Category Archives: Food & Nutrition

Pumpkin Season

It’s pumpkin season again! Not only do pumpkins taste irresistible, but they’re also packed with essential vitamins and minerals. Below is a list of nutrients that can be found in the famous, fall favorite. Vitamin A and Beta-Carotene are both responsible for giving the pumpkin its distinctive bright orange color.  But what role do these […]

Stressssssss

Stress, we all have it.  The fact is, life is stressful and it’s almost impossible to avoid certain stressful situations.  Work deadlines, misplacing keys, financial woes, traffic jams, relationship problems, running late for an appointment… the list goes on and on.  A little bit of stress can be helpful at times, such as in an […]

Back to School – Healthy Tips for Parents & Kids

It’s September, so you’re probably preparing for back to school, lunches, soccer practice, and repeat. We thought it timely to share with you our latest tips on how to keep your family healthy during the school year. Now, we’re certainly not against a treat every once in a while, but we simply want to encourage […]

Trendy Turmeric

Tumeric Root Health Benefits

You may have heard the recent buzz around turmeric root and its health benefits.  Well, it’s true; this stuff is seriously good for you! Although you may be familiar with turmeric as a popular Indian spice, this nutrient goes well beyond the kitchen.  It not only packs a serious punch of flavor, but also scores […]

5 Foods for Your Best Beach Body

In order to achieve a beach body that you’re comfortable with, a healthy diet, along with regular exercise is key. However, it can be difficult to keep yourself in check, as there are so many tempting summer treats.  To combat those cravings, here are some of our favorite healthy (and delicious!) foods to help you […]

Are You Constantly Snacking?

It’s 10:00 am and all of a sudden, your stomach is growling.  You think to yourself, I had breakfast not that long ago, how can I already be hungry?  Or maybe it’s 1:00 pm, you just finished your lunch, and you’re hungry again. If you’ve ever gotten back from a meal to find yourself already […]

Men’s Health

Gentlemen, listen up! It’s time to start taking your health seriously. It may seem intimidating at first, but making better choices and small adjustments to your lifestyle can make a world of difference in the long run. You can start with small things. If you try a few of these simple suggestions, you will be […]

Post-Pandemic Health

As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to roll out across the country and life slowly starts to return to normal, many have found themselves feeling pressured to lose weight in anticipation of post-pandemic life.   The average weight gain during the COVID-19 pandemic has been 3 to 15 pounds, mainly due to less movement, more snacking and convenience foods, more stress (which […]

How Fit Is Your Brain?

Did you know that what you eat can affect your everyday brain skills, like alertness, mental sharpness, and memory?  Along with a good night’s sleep and exercise, there’s no doubt that diet plays a major role in brain health.  In fact, research shows that certain foods may even help ward off Alzheimer’s disease and other […]

Skin Inflammation

Skin inflammation and acne is a common problem among teens and even some adults. Aside from nutrition and diet factors, other culprits include genetics, hormones, stress, environment, and medications. Our skin is a living organ that needs care and nourishment just like any other organ system.  Blemishes and breakouts can be due to many causes […]