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Healthy Traveling

31 October in Health Tips

Traveling and weight gain can sometimes go hand in hand, but they don't have to! If you are worried about extra weight gain, try out these tips for a guilt free vacation. Bring Nutritious Snacks: Having healthy go-to snacks will keep you feeling satisfied and energized...

Antacids and Nutrition Status

17 September in Health Tips, Health Tips GERD

Acid reflux, heartburn, and ulcers are unpleasant stomach ailments that require short-term use of antacids to neutralize stomach acids., however, relying on these medications for months or years can result in nutritional deficiencies-namely vitamin B12, vitamin D, calcium, iron and zinc. Research has linked long-term use...

Foam Roll Your Way to Relief

28 October in Exercise

Foam rolling is said to be more effective than stretching; it can be performed on the lower body, back and chest to relax the muscles. Foam rolling before workouts can also improve your range of motion and help muscles recover post-workout. Like stretching, foam rolling...

Exercise for Seniors

21 October in Exercise

An Israeli study has found that even a little physical activity can have substantial benefits for our older population. They concluded that the three-year survival rate was three times higher for active 85-year olds (4 hours or more per week) than for those who were...

Vegetable Prep

21 October in Health Tips

Cooked vegetables lose vitamins, minerals, colors and flavors if not cooked properly. Here are some fast and healthy ways to cook vegetables. Steaming Steaming is fast, preserves nutrients, and it works best for fresh and frozen vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, spinach and roots like beets, parsnips, peas...

Dining Out

06 October in Dine Out Meals

Our society is centered around food and most of us eat out regularly, which brings up the issue of smart choices. When you’re hungry and the menu in front of you offers many tempting dishes, it’s easy to give in and indulge, only to...