Eat healthy food. Lose weight. Get fit. Manage stress. Quit smoking. Sound familiar? These popular (and admirable) New Year’s resolutions have one thing in common: They all improve your quality of life and sense of well-being. That’s worth working for – for you and for your loved ones! Now, changing the way we behave takes a will, a way, and some inspiration along the way to stay motivated! As far as healthy eating goes, I hear from people that they want to eat healthy but they’re short on … [Read more...] about Delicious New Year’s Resolutions in Under 30 Minutes!
Have you ever come down with a cold while your office mate stays perfectly healthy? Here’s why: Even though you may have come in contact with the same germs, your body’s ability to protect itself depends on the power of your immune system. Healthy living and a balanced diet is your best defense. That means reducing stress, getting enough rest, working out, and eating right. The nutrients that are best known for their immunity-boosting power are vitamins A, C and E and zinc. Read on for how … [Read more...] about Eat Well to Stay Well (or Feel Better)
Did you know there are plenty of places you can use apples, apple juice and apple sauce instead of other ingredients? From pancakes to baked goods, apples and apple-related products have been used to replace fattier ingredients without sacrificing taste. … [Read more...] about Apple Juice in Your Pancakes?
Think making your own applesauce is difficult? Think again. Not only is making applesauce easy, it’s also a great way to relieve stress. Yes, stress. The repetitive motion of peeling apples is calming and chopping and mashing can be satisfying, especially on a challenging day. The best part, you don’t really need any special equipment. Just follow these easy steps: … [Read more...] about Making Your Own Applesauce is Great Stress Relief
A healthy diet is packed with a lot more fruits and vegetables than the average American diet. And with overweight and obesity impacting the quality of life for more Americans than ever – from our young children to our elderly – it’s time to change the way we eat. The ever changing science about micronutrients may be fascinating (it is!), but part of pushing back the tide of today’s poor eating habits can be as simple as this: eat more fruits and vegetables. May I offer up the quintessential … [Read more...] about 11 Healthy Reasons to Love Apples