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  • Nutritional discipline is needed to avoid the dreaded holiday binge
    Stand strong: Do not be defeated by the holiday binge
    The holiday season is that wonderful time of year when everyone loves to relax and have fun. People work very hard all year long and deserve some time to forget about all of their responsibilities. Unfortunately, it is also that time of year when...
  • Ashley Koff and Reid Eckert
    Ashley Koff RD and Reid Eckert C.N.C: Making Nutrition More Simple
    “Who are you and where did you come from?”, these were the first real words that Ashley Koff, RDasked Reid Eckert, C.N.C., during a break from a board meeting two years ago. This may have surprised Reid being faced with this down to...
  • Mother's tea cup brimming with herbal tea perfection!
    Mother's tea cup: Different times during the day for herbal teas
    There are times of the day when teas pick one up. There are times of the day when teas calm one down. Now, any time one uses a herbal tea, one is adding to the healing value in one’s life.Herbal teas such as eyebright, green, oatstraw and...
  • Smart vending machines equipped with facial recognition
    Smart vending machines equipped with facial recognition
    In this era where people have grown complacent about big brother tracking what they buy and where they go, there has been some pushback when it comes to what we eat. Now, according to a December 9 article in the Washington Times, there's a new...
  • Beat the holiday food hangover
    Beat the holiday food hangover
    When you are surrounded by the delicious smell of elaborate dishes and treats it is easy to succumb to your urges and go a littler bit overboard. The question is, how do we treat ourselves while not overindulging? Read on for some simple tips and...
  • Mother's tea cup brimming with herbal tea perfection!
    Mother's tea cup: Traditional tea blends for most ailments
    I don’t believe Mother ever knew about specific tea blends, because if she had, we certainly would have indulged in them. After all, the price of herbal tea leaves is quite inexpensive. It’s having the knowledge that does not really...
  • Good Fat Bad Fat
    Fat: a Blessing in Disguise
    Ever-popular low-fat diets have recently been scrutinized and criticized for the lack of significant benefits claimed throughout the past few decades for those with generally good health. Scientific studies are showing how crucial fat (the right...
  • Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine
    Seafood lovers rejoice: Introducing Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine
    When traveling outside your local area, it is imperative to be on the lookout for new things to experiment with. Our home boundaries can sometimes make us feel imprisoned, and create a desperate need to ‘getaway.’ A recent California...
  • Glutino Gooey Chocolate Merry Mint Brownies
    Glutino serves up merry, minty holiday treats
    It can sometimes be tough for gluten-free folks to enjoy the holidays--after all, the holidays are full of food, which can make things stressful for those with allergies and intolerances. But this season, there's a new reason to be merry--an...
  • Nothing beats cod liver oil for the brain!
    Men need different food from women for ultimate brain power
    Men naturally gravitate to high-protein foods. The protein increases dopamine and provides fuel for a man’s greater muscle mass. It’s important that men choose healthy protein sources.Between 15% and 20% of the brain’s cortex...
  • Siggis Yogurt
    Yogurt Reduces Risk of Diabetes
    Yogurt has been advertised as the secret to digestive health and regularity. But it does much more. A new study shows eating yogurt regularly can lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health...
  • Citrus Cranberry Sauce
    Citrus Cranberry Sauce
    Thanksgiving dinners across America will have that big juicy turkey on the table, gravy, and of course cranberry sauce. Most recipes are made with a full cup of refined sugar. This recipe uses the sweetness of a freshly squeezed orange (they are...
  • Do you know what you are drinking?
    Know what is in your drink
    If you walk down the drink aisle at the grocery store you will see hundreds of different beverage options. Everything from energy drinks to drinks that promise weight loss to smart water.Along with providing energy or recovery from exercise many...
  • Iced cold turkey
    Two turkey recipes
    Laura loves to remember her grandmother, especially during the holidays. She remembers standing by her grandmother’s side and watching her make turkey stuffing. So, from her grandmother’s kitchen to ours, here’s Laura’s...
  • Sheryl Underwood drops her pants
    Sheryl Underwood Depends on Depend
    Confidence is fundamental when striving for success and happiness in life. A fact that Sheryl Underwood, one of the co-host of the popular CBS lifestyle talk show, The Talk, knows first hand through her own life experiences.Despite experiencing...