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Top 10 Health Benefits of Lemons and Limes

Lemons and limes don’t get the respect they deserve in the nutrition hierarchy. These citrus fruits are usually an afterthought, at best a seasoning and at worst a purely ornamental garnish. But we’re here to save lemons and limes from nutritional obscurity. The juice, skin, and flesh of these little fruits contain enough nutritional benefits […]

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Next Week’s Healthy Lifestyle Tip

Overwhelmed by all those hard-to-pronounce words on the ingredient list? You’re not alone. To get in and out of the store with your sanity intact, adds Caroline Kaufman, RDN, “have a game plan and know what you are looking for so you can quickly scan the label for the most important information.” Here’s what you […]

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Intermittent Fasting Is All the Rage—But Is It Healthy?

The eating (or, not eating) trend is linked to various health benefits, but it’s more complicated than it seems. When you hear the word “fasting,” you probably think of gimmicky diets—and feeling “hangry.” But a growing body of research suggests that cycling super low-calorie days into your normal eating plan could potentially improve your health. […]

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The Importance of Working Out with Consistency

Working out with consistency is important for achieving fitness results. Creating a workout plan will help you to achieve greater consistency. A commitment to a regular workout regimen will increase your fitness level, improve your health and generate a greater sense of mental well-being.   Creating a Workout Plan to Achieve Consistency Committing to a […]

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Should I Exercise When I’m Sick?

  Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Should I Exercise When I’m Sick?   If you want to protect yourself from colds and flu, regular exercise may be the ultimate immunity-booster. Studies have shown that moderate aerobic exercise—around 30 to 45 minutes a day of activities like walking, biking or running—can more than halve your risk for respiratory infections and […]

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Ways to Improve Your Energy

If you want more power for your morning workout, an afternoon lift during a long workday, or a boost while you cheer your kids on the soccer field, will a supplement do that? Some may make a difference. But it’s best to talk with your doctor first. They can see if it’s OK for you […]

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Healthy Lifestyle Tip: 6 Ways to Make Healthy, Home-Cooked Meals a Reality

Preparing more meals at home is a great idea for individuals and families looking to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Numerous studies have found that people who eat fewer restaurant meals weigh less and have a better-quality diet, and new research presented at the American Heart Association’s annual meeting suggests that eating more homemade meals may also protect […]

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New Year…New You

Setting a New Year’s resolution is the easy part – it’s sticking to one that is hard. Experts agree that people make resolutions with the best of intentions, but often inadvertently set themselves up for failure. “Change is hard. We are creatures of habit,” says June Kloubec, Ph.D., a professor of the department of nutrition […]

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