Avoiding Weekend Weight Gain

You meticulously watched everything you ate this week, being mindful of healthy eating habits such as portion control, making half your plate fruits and vegetables, even tracking your food and exercise to make sure you stay within an appropriate calorie balance. But it’s 5:00 PM on Friday, and all those good habits seem to go […]

Ancient Super Grains

Anyone who has ever tried to eat gluten-free has probably realized how difficult this can be. It seems that wheat is in everything. The selection of non-wheat products is minimal, even at large superstores and local health food shops. While wheat may still be the top dog within the grain family in the U.S, there […]

Meatless Mondays

Most people have heard that a key to healthy grocery shopping will involve staying on the outside parameters of the store, which is mainly where the meat and veggies departments are. While it is true that a lot of what you find in the middle aisles is calorie dense overly processed items, sometimes only shopping […]

Friendly Fats, Omega-3’s

It is a well known fact that fish such as mackerel, tuna, trout, herring, and sardines are high sources of the much sought after omega-3 fatty acids. These days fats get a bad rap, but not fats are created equal. Besides being anti-inflammatory by improving blood flow and nutrient absorption, studies have shown that these […]

Joint Food

Joint Food Exercise is such an important part of acquiring good health and keeping it! Weight-bearing exercise like running, brisk walking, jumping rope, and resistance training are great for strengthening bone density. Fortunately our joint, which cushion bone movement, are built to withstand incredible forces. However, age, genetics and a poor diet can cause cartilage […]