Month: September 2016

Honey Garlic Salmon

Honey Garlic Salmon

This yummy recipe is an excellent week night option when you are looking for a quick, delicious, and healthy meal. It goes great with mixed vegetables and whole grain rice. Salmon is rich in protein, omega 3 fatty-acids,  and contains 60% of your daily needs in […]

“To get a flatter belly, start by getting enough sleep”

“To get a flatter belly, start by getting enough sleep”

This article published by the Washington Post is a must read! It address big questions we have about losing weight. Such as, how often and what type of exercise should I do? And, can I do a thousand crunches to get rid of extra fat in one area? Unfortunately there […]

Southwest Quinoa Salad!

Southwest Quinoa Salad!

This recipe is packed with nutrients! It is high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals while being low in cholesterol and saturated fat. It provides 1.5 servings of protein and 44% of your daily needs in fiber. It also has an abundance of vitamin C providing […]

“How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat”

“How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat”

It has been uncovered that in the 1960s the sugar industry paid researchers to downplay the link between sugar and heart disease while shifting the blame on saturated fats. This is important news considering the sugar industry may have had a significant role in shaping today’s dietary recommendations. This article […]

Blueberry Banana Peach Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Peach Smoothie

This smoothie is packed with antioxidants, providing 260% of your daily needs in vitamin C, and is low in fat. It also has zero added sugar when buying the correct ingredients. To avoid added sugar, look at the nutritional label, specifically the ingredients. Fruit should […]

“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 […]

Blueberry Banana Oatmeal

Blueberry Banana Oatmeal

This healthy recipe is an excellent choice for a morning meal. It is high in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals while being low in fat and cholesterol. Because of its high fiber content, this meal will keep you satisfied throughout your morning, warding off hunger.  When eating […]

“Chronic Disease: The Leading Cause of Death and Disability in the United States”

“Chronic Disease: The Leading Cause of Death and Disability in the United States”

Chronic diseases including obesity, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and arthritis are among the most costly and preventable health problems. About half the adults in 2012 had one or more chronic health conditions. There are unhealthy behaviors that contribute to chronic disease. The unhealthy […]

Cauliflower Curry – Asian Indian Style

Cauliflower Curry – Asian Indian Style

This green dot recipe is packed with health benefits. This dish may help regulate bloods sugar, reduce cholesterol and inflammation, and may decease risk of certain cancers and heart disease when consumed with an overall healthy diet. These health benefits are largely due to the […]