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Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Avocado Berry Smoothie!

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Avocado Berry Smoothie!

Smoothies can be a great way to get the nutrients your body needs. They also save you calories to compensate for those extra calories from holidays parties. If you have big dinner party coming up, substitute a meal with this simple and easy to make […]

Looking for a perfect holiday gift?

Looking for a perfect holiday gift?

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month! December is the month of celebrations all over the world which involve; food, parties, and giving gifts. Giving a perfect gift can be a daunting task, but it is not impossible. Think about giving a gift of health […]

Check out your Therapeutic Thursday recipe – Grilled Eggplant & Green Tomato Ciabatta Sandwich

Check out your Therapeutic Thursday recipe – Grilled Eggplant & Green Tomato Ciabatta Sandwich

This week’s Therapeutic Thursday Recipe features grilled eggplant and green tomato ciabatta sandwich. This delicious and simple to make vegetarian sandwich is full of flavor with healthful veggies and does not require any added salt or spices. This recipe is rated with a red dot […]

November Newsletter: Menu planning and party eating tips during holiday season to maintain and manage healthy blood sugars!

November Newsletter: Menu planning and party eating tips during holiday season to maintain and manage healthy blood sugars!

Holiday Menu Tips: For the Party Host Plan for a green leaf vegetable salad with vinegar base dressing. Vinegar has shown to improve blood sugars if consumed with meals. Plan your breads, rice, pasta and other starches made with whole grains. Fiber in whole grain […]

Is your diet damaging your Beta cells?

Is your diet damaging your Beta cells?

November Blog: Introduction to Diabetes Awareness Month      November being  national Diabetes Awareness Month  reminds us of the health our  Beta cells. Beta cells are located in the pancreas. These specialized cells play an important role to manage blood sugars by secreting adequate amount […]

April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Spring brings the opportunity to eat a lot more fresh fruits and vegetables and expand your workout. Some of the most popular spring fruits are the many different types of berries. Berries contain many compounds that help fight diseases. Follow three basic tips below to […]

Plan a balanced meal to meet your health needs!

Plan a balanced meal to meet your health needs!

Along with daily exercise it is very important to eat right for your optimal health and wellness. Plan your meals including foods from all food groups to get all the nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. Nutrients don’t work in isolation. The synergy among […]

Do you really need a calcium supplement?

Do you really need a calcium supplement?

If you are one of those people who are taking calcium supplements; you may need to weigh the benefits again. According to a recent trial on postmenopausal women, researchers concluded that women who took calcium supplements with or without vitamin D had 13-22 percent greater […]

Healthy foods can be unhealthy too!

Healthy foods can be unhealthy too!

Eating too much of a healthy food can be unhealthy if not eaten in the ratio of what your body needs. For example, fruits and vegetables are very healthy foods but they miss very important nutrient protein. Nuts are considered healthy fat and rich in […]

Sugar free may not be sugar free!

Sugar free may not be sugar free!

Don’t be fooled by sugar free foods if you are watching your sugars due to following a diabetic diet or a low fat diet. In fact, sugar free may not be sugar free; you need to know the total carbohydrates in your food. All carbohydrates […]