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Boost Your Heart Health With the Mediterranean Diet

Boost Your Heart Health with the Mediterranean Diet Fruits, veggies, beans, nuts, legumes and olive oil are just a few of the components of the Mediterranean diet. This diet has been a trending topic recently, and research has revealed some important heart health benefits—one five-year study from the New England Journal of Medicine found that people who followed this diet had a 30 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease than those who ate a low-fat diet.  Read More

On 3/25/2019

Fight Inflammation With Food!

Fight Inflammation With Food! An anti-inflammatory dietary plan may not be the trendiest around, but research suggests it can be incredibly beneficial to the body. Experts know that specific foods influence the inflammatory process, so following this plan can reduce your risk of disease and help keep your weight in check. Sound good? We thought so, too.  Read More

On 3/20/2019

How to Know if Your Produce is Fresh—and What to Buy Organic

How to Know if Your Produce is Fresh—and What to Buy Organic Each year, the Environmental Working Group releases their annual “Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen” list—a huge tip off for those looking to buy the most quality, pesticide-free produce available. Eating organically ensures you’re ingesting the smallest amount of pesticide possible, but for many, pricing options make an all-organic diet difficult—that’s where the mix and match method comes in!  Read More

On 3/18/2019

The Milk Myth: How Dairy Does More Harm Than Good

The Milk Myth: How Dairy Does More Harm Than Good Remember those iconic milk ads from back in the day? They featured high-profile celebs from Michael Jordan to Dr. Phil, Batman to Beyoncé, sporting cute milk mustaches alongside that signature catchphrase—“got milk?” The campaign was huge, working its way seamlessly into pop culture. It also reinforced what our own families were telling us at the dinner table. “Milk does the body good,” or “Milk makes your bones strong.” Many people grew up sure of that. But today, as we find more and more information on lactose and dairy products, one thing’s becoming clear: milk may not be the dietary hero we once thought it was.  Read More

On 3/14/2019

7 Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping and Meal Planning

7 Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping and Meal Planning Creating healthy meals and grocery shopping for healthy foods can be difficult! The aisles are filled with not-so-good-for-you choices and temptations. We’re here to help steer you in the right direction and get you in and out without a cart full of preservatives and energy-zapping foods.  Read More

On 3/06/2019

5 Foods You THOUGHT Were Good for You

5 Foods You THOUGHT Were Good for You Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but there are a lot of foods out there that tout themselves as healthy and natural, when… they aren’t. While we wish so many of these foods were as good as they seemed, there are many other healthful alternatives. Bad news first, then we’ll give you some good news substitutes!  Read More

On 3/04/2019

Six Spices for Heart Health

Six Spices for Heart Health Spices aren’t just a way to add some flavor to your favorite dishes or drinks; they pose some seriously good heart health benefits. And this is nothing new! People have been using plants, herbs and spices for thousands of years for the flavor—and medicinal—qualities they offer. In fact, many pharmaceutical drugs are derived from nature.  Read More

On 2/28/2019

What Are Fatty Acids and Why Do I Need Them?

What Are Fatty Acids and Why Do I Need Them? Every day there’s another healthcare article about what’s good for you, what’s bad for you, what foods to eat and what to avoid. There’s more than enough to keep track of when living a wellness lifestyle, so today we’re sharing insights on one thing that’s essential…Omega-3 fatty acids.  Read More

On 2/27/2019

What Heart Healthy Foods to Eat

What Heart Healthy Foods to Eat It’s hard to believe heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States, especially with all we know about preventing this silent killer. One of the most important components in your prevention arsenal is a heart healthy diet. Rather than getting really specific with a diet, it can be easier to look at the big picture and eat as healthy as possible.  Read More

On 2/20/2019

Improve Your Heart Health with Antioxidants

Improve Your Heart Health with Antioxidants Red is a powerful color. In fact, quite a few studies on its effect have yielded some interesting—and surprising—results. In 2005, British researchers found that teams and athletes clad in red win more often than their blue counterparts. Another study showed that those who ate from red dishes tended to eat less than other colors. Fascinating stuff, right? This crimson hue can also boost your health—specifically your heart health—thanks to antioxidants, lycopene and anthocyanins.  Read More

On 2/14/2019