I’m not going to tell you that there is a magic supplement or superfood that will make your child immune to colds and flus. But taking the time to support your child’s immune system will give your family a better chance of staying healthy. Before I get into how to support your child’s immune system,… Continue reading 7 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Immune System
In the United States we are sicker now than ever before in our history. We live in the greatest country in the world with more Universities, research labs, businesses and the internet focused on gathering information to help people live longer, healthier lives. How can those two statements both be true? Unfortunately, they are both… Continue reading National Nutrition Month
Gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis (the most common form affecting men), characterized by overproduction or under excretion of uric acid, which results in the buildup of uric acid crystals in tissues and fluids. During acute episodes, gout sufferers experience red, hot, swollen joints with accompanying severe pain. While medication, particularly nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory… Continue reading Gout Defense: Eat Cherries?
Three out of four people don’t get even close to the 5 servings of fruit and vegetables recommended per day. You don’t have to make yourself part of this statistic! Adding more veggies to your diet can be easy and delicious. Use these simple tips to incorporate more veggies into your life and work your… Continue reading Fruits and Vegetables Awareness Month
What is nutrition? Simply said, nutrition is the study of food at work in our bodies, our source for energy and the medium for which our nutrients can function. Think of nutrition as the building blocks of life.The essential nutrients for life include carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids (fats), as well as fiber, vitamins, mineral, and… Continue reading Get Ready for March- Nutritional Awareness!
Grilled Beets in Rosemary Vinegar If you're staying in for Valentine's Day dinner, add some vibrant color to your table and celebrate a healthy relationship with beets. Romans of ancient times reportedly considered beets and aphrodisiac. While we can't attest to their effectiveness for that purpose, we do know that beets are highly nutritious. Beets… Continue reading Recipe of the Month
Building a healthy plate is easy when you make half your plate fruits and vegetables. It's also a great way to add color, flavor and texture plus vitamins, minerlas and fiber. All this is packed in fruits and vegetables that are low in calories and fat. Make 2 cups of fruits and 2 1/2 cups… Continue reading Eat Right: 20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits and Vegetables