Upgrade what’s on your plate, and you have the power to prevent America’s #1 cause of death. February is American Heart Month, a time to turn the spotlight on essential heart health. Every year, too many American families are affected by heart disease and stroke. More women die of heart disease than all forms of cancer combined, and it is still the leading cause of death for all Americans. One in every 3 people in the United States has some form of heart disease – that’s 80 million adults. It … [Read more...] about The Healthiest Foods For Your Heart
Are you excited for the big game on Sunday? Judging from all of your posts, tweets and mentions on our Facebook page, you're ready to nosh on some tasty comfort food (corn chowder, pulled pork sandwiches, pizza) as well as dive into some classic party foods (salsa and chips; veggies and dip; cheese and crackers). We asked our fans for their healthier Super Bowl tips and you did not disappoint! From Eggplant Fries to Parmesan Popcorn, our customers have the best ideas! MaryAnn Jones, from … [Read more...] about Super Bowl Snack Tips by You!
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)
When you come to think about it, outside of the turkey, Thanksgiving can be very vegetarian-friendly. From appetizers to soups to (my favorite) the sides, there's plenty for your vegetarian guests to enjoy. When I get together with my friends and family for Thanksgiving, I also make sure that there's a vegetarian main option. Instead of turkey, you can go the Tofurky route. I tend to make a vegetarian lasagna because it's hearty and filled with seasonal vegetables. Two recipes I enjoy are … [Read more...] about Vegetarian Thanksgiving Ideas, Recipes and Tips