Tag: diet

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read-“Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit is in Your Control.”

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read-“Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit is in Your Control.”

“Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit is in Your Control” Cancer is undoubtedly a scary disease and according to this article, many people feel that preventing the onset of cancer is completely out of their control. They are partially correct that genetics and environmental factors do play a […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Apple and Pear Parfait

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Apple and Pear Parfait

Parfaits can a be a healthy and delicious way to incorporate fresh fruit servings in your daily diet to improve your overall health and wellness. Fruits and vegetables are naturally rich in vital nutrients and also  low-moderate in calories that can prevent from so many […]

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Pumpkin Pie Parfait!

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Pumpkin Pie Parfait!

  Therapeutic Value: Fresh or canned pumpkin is high in fiber and protein. These nutrients are essential in digestion and healing processes of the body. Pumpkin also contains vitamin A, which helps maintain vision.    

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Oven baked zucchini sticks!

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Oven baked zucchini sticks!

Therapeutic Value: Zucchini contain antioxidants. Studies have shown that increased rates of antioxidant consumption may play a role in cancer prevention. Zucchini also contains a fiber called pectin. Pectin has been shown to help regulate blood glucose in animal studies.

Friday Favorite: Golden Squash Soup

Friday Favorite: Golden Squash Soup

  Just in time for fall: try our Golden Squash Soup Recipe. This protein packed soup will keep you warm and fill you up – Golden Squash (along with pumpkin and other squash) are also a great source of Vitamin A. For full nutrition facts, and […]

10 Facts About Good Fats vs. Bad Fats

10 Facts About Good Fats vs. Bad Fats

Good Fats vs. Bad Fats– The good fats include monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which should be more abundant in your diet. The bad fats include saturated and trans fat, which should be limited in your diet.   Good fats promote better health– Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated […]

Nutrition Tips for Mothers (Pregnancy-Aging)

Nutrition Tips for Mothers (Pregnancy-Aging)

Pregnancy: Three important nutrients for pregnant women are calcium, iron, and folic acid. Pregnant women over 18 need about 1000 mg/day of calcium, about 27 mg/day of iron, and 600 mcg of folic acid. 1 cup of milk has about 275-300 mg of calcium. Iron can be found in beef, […]

January 2015 Newsletter

January 2015 Newsletter

December 2014 Newsletter

December 2014 Newsletter

Celebrate the Holidays with Red and Green!

Celebrate the Holidays with Red and Green!

Red and green are traditional colors used to celebrate many festivals around the world, including Christmas. Green is the color of nature. It is also perceived to be a balancer of the heart and emotions. It is a color of spring and renews and restores […]

November 2014 Newsletter

November 2014 Newsletter

October 2014 Newsletter

October 2014 Newsletter

July 2014 Newsletter

July 2014 Newsletter

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 […]