Category: Health and Wellness

Oatmeal with Chia seeds and Dates: Yellow-Green Dot Recipe | Meal Replacer | Super Heart Healthy and Energy Power Breakfast

Oatmeal with Chia seeds and Dates: Yellow-Green Dot Recipe | Meal Replacer | Super Heart Healthy and Energy Power Breakfast

This great, simple, energy power and super heart healthy breakfast recipe is moderate in calories and a great balance of whole grain, protein, fat and dietary fiber. This recipe will keep you full and power you through your morning. It provides about 43% of the […]

Herbal Tea for Cough and Cold: Health Promoting-Green Dot Recipe

Herbal Tea for Cough and Cold: Health Promoting-Green Dot Recipe

This wonderful natural green dot herbal tea is loaded with nutrients and bio-active compounds and natural oils with known medicinal properties that can help relieve seasonal cold and cough symptoms. Most common properties among all ingredients is their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, immune booster and natural pain […]

Sugar Snow Peas Swirl with Hummus: Health Promoting-Green Dot Recipe

Sugar Snow Peas Swirl with Hummus: Health Promoting-Green Dot Recipe

Try this exciting, healthy, and guilt-free starter dish for your Thanksgiving party this year. This simple, delicious, and nutritious green dot-rated recipe is low in calories, carbs, and fat and high in fiber and protein. This food is an excellent source of Vitamin C (> 40% […]

Holy Basil Tea

Holy Basil Tea

Before you grab your next caffeinated drink, treat your body with this simple basil tea. This holy basil tea will not only distress your body by normalizing your cortisol stress hormone but also help your body fight free radicals due to its antioxidant properties. Free […]

Are you a stressed caffeine drinker?

Are you a stressed caffeine drinker?

No doubt that caffeine can alert you and enhance your performance in a short term.  However, excessive caffeine intake stimulates the cascade of stress hormones in the body including cortisol which intensify the body’s stress response. When stress hormones are chronically elevated in the body […]

Colonics may be unnecessary and dangerous!

Colonics may be unnecessary and dangerous!

Our colon naturally absorbs water and electrolytes and carry waste out of the body. Inadequate dietary intake, certain medical conditions or side effect of certain medications can interrupt this process and cause constipation and toxic build up. Dietary fibers contribute to fecal bulk and its […]

Cholesterol levels can be kept under control through eating right and exercise!

Cholesterol levels can be kept under control through eating right and exercise!

 It is well known that optimal health is possible through eating right and exercise. Among all the diets out there, vegetarianism always gets attention for its versatile health benefits like cardiovascular health, weight maintenance, cancer, diabetes and much more. This article sheds some light on […]

Eat right and exercise to live longer!

Eat right and exercise to live longer!

Science and evidence have long suggested that eating right and exercising is the key to healthy living. Similarly, another recent study concluded that people with healthy eating habits and lifestyle had a life expectancy at age 50 that was seven years longer, and their onset of […]

Why diversity is important as you put your best fork forward?

Why diversity is important as you put your best fork forward?

All foods are different and unique in their color, flavor and nutritional properties that play a special role in improving and maintaining health and wellness.  Therefore, including a diverse variety of foods in your diet is important to benefit from all the nutrients that are […]

“Vitamin B12 as Protection for the Aging Brain”

“Vitamin B12 as Protection for the Aging Brain”

According to this article by the New York Times, many are low vitamin B12 and are completely unaware. B12 is vital for proper brain function. It is found naturally in animal protein including meat, fish, milk, cheese and eggs. To properly absorb B12 from these foods, there must be an adequate […]

Check out our Therapeutic Thursday Recipe! – “Loaded Veggie Sloppy Joe”

Check out our Therapeutic Thursday Recipe! – “Loaded Veggie Sloppy Joe”

This super yummy Sloppy Joe recipe is jam packed with vegetables!  This recipe provides 25% of your daily needs in Vitamin A and 20% of your daily needs in vitamin C! This main dish calls for low-fat turkey meat which makes it low in fat […]

Check out our July Newsletter! – One-day general healthy menu included!

Check out our July Newsletter! – One-day general healthy menu included!

July is national cleft and craniofacial awareness and prevention month. Craniofacial abnormalities are a condition that affects the structure and function of a baby’s head and face. Cleft lip and palate are a more common type of facial abnormality where the upper lip and mouth do not form properly which can cause […]

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read! – “Butter isn’t good or bad for you, study finds!

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read! – “Butter isn’t good or bad for you, study finds!

It can be extremely difficult to sift through all the health information that is found in the media. It can be challenging knowing which “diets” to follow, which foods to avoid, and how to stay healthy. However, as health professionals, we have found there are few key things to […]

check out our therapeutic Thursday Recipe! “Cucumber and Tomato Salad!”

check out our therapeutic Thursday Recipe! “Cucumber and Tomato Salad!”

This refreshing recipe is perfect  addition to your meals during the summer months! It is always best to eat produce during their harvesting season to get the most nutrients out of your fruits and vegetables. Tomatoes and cucumber are in season from June through September. […]

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read! – “If you peel your fruits and vegetables, you’re losing a lot of nutrition”

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read! – “If you peel your fruits and vegetables, you’re losing a lot of nutrition”

We all know that fruits and vegetables are an important part of our every diets. They provide fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that are vital in keeping our bodies healthy. But, did you know that up to half of the nutrients in fruits in vegetables come […]

CHECK OUT OUR THERAPEUTIC THURSDAY RECIPE! “OVEN ROASTED POTATOES AND CARROTS”

CHECK OUT OUR THERAPEUTIC THURSDAY RECIPE! “OVEN ROASTED POTATOES AND CARROTS”

This healthy yellow dot recipe is high in fiber and vitamins while being low in calories and fat. This recipe provides a whopping 200% of your daily needs in vitamin A, 30% of your daily needs in vitamin C, and 20% of your daily needs […]

Check out our Therapeutic Thursday Recipe-Spinach, Cucumber, and Guacamole Salad!

Check out our Therapeutic Thursday Recipe-Spinach, Cucumber, and Guacamole Salad!

  This yellow dot salad is a powerhouse of antioxidant (420% Vit A and 120% Vit C) to help boost our immune system and fight against many diseases. Vitamin A is also essential for vision and Vitamin C is well known for fighting cold and […]