• APRIL 3, 2014
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    The Right Portion Size for the Right Body Size

    Does squeezing into your workout clothes feel like a workout in and of itself? Before give up all together or swear off eating everything but baby carrots, consider this: The culprit behind weight gain may not be what you’re eating, but how much. If, on a daily basis, you eat just 100 extra calories over

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    • APRIL 23, 2014
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    Tahini Broccoli Salad with Cashews

     You want to incorporate more vegetables into your day, but … Well, it is time to stop the excuses and start finding solutions. When you think vegetable, the thought doesn’t always have to be the same thing you had every night growing up; it also doesn’t have to mean the special vegetable casserole your great aunt used to bring to holiday

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    • JULY 5, 2013
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    Sugar vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup

    What are the differences? Is what you’ve heard really true?

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    • MARCH 7, 2014
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    Sugar Guidelines?

    On March 5, 2014 the World Health Organization released their proposed guidelines for sugar consumption. Their reasoning behind the recommendations is to reduce public health problems like obesity and dental caries (commonly referred to as tooth decay). The new draft guideline proposes that sugars should be less than 10% of total energy intake per day.

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    • DECEMBER 5, 2018
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    Stress and Overeating Go Hand and Hand with the Holidays

    What can you do to manage your stress and get through the holidays without gaining those extra unwanted pounds?

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    • AUGUST 15, 2019
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    Stop To Taste the Apples

    Have you ever been so hungry that you ate your meal at rapid speed and you didn’t really taste it? If you said “yes,” you’re not alone.

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    • APRIL 30, 2019
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    Spring Recipe – Spinach, Hummus, and Bell Pepper Wraps

    Try this colorful, fresh and flavor-packed meal with a Mediterranean flair!

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    • MARCH 31, 2019
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    Spring Clean Your Diet

    It was a long winter, and now’s the perfect time for spring cleaning—your eating habits!

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    • SEPTEMBER 17, 2020
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    Sesame Chicken Buddha Bowl

    Check out this recipe that’s both nutritious and delicious!

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    • OCTOBER 18, 2013
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    Roasted Cauliflower and Carrots in Mustard Sauce

    Roasted Cauliflower and Carrots in Mustard Sauce

    These veggies are sweet, savory and crunchy, just perfect for the Fall season! Get recipe

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    • JANUARY 17, 2014
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    Reversing Preschool Obesity and Encouraging Health for Life

    There has been an increase in childhood obesity in the United States. In fact, 10% of preschool children (2-5 years) are overweight and more than 15% of children and adolescents ages 6-19 are overweight. Due to the adverse health costs of childhood obesity, the risk for overweight children to become obese adults and the lifelong

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    • SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
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    Putting a “Fruitful” Spin on an Old Favorite

    In many workplaces, healthy food options are typically lacking. So, finding ways to increase your fruit intake may require a little creativity…

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    • DECEMBER 12, 2017
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    Mindful Eating

    We all have holiday memories that are near and dear to our hearts…

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    • JANUARY 6, 2014
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    Love What You Eat

    I think it is fair to say most of us want to LOVE the food we eat, which is why I felt sharing this article by Michelle May, MD for the Obesity Action Coalition could be helpful for a few of us. Love What You Eat: How Mindful Eating Helps Break Your Eat-Repent-Repeat Cycle Most of

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    • APRIL 22, 2019
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    Kid-Approved Spinach Pesto Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

    Here’s a healthy recipe that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser with kids and adults alike!

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    • MAY 12, 2020
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    It’s Watermelon Time!

    Many people have fond memories of enjoying a slice of icy cold watermelon on a hot summer’s day. Luckily here in Florida, the peak of watermelon season is now!

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    • FEBRUARY 7, 2017
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    How Binge Watching Television Affects Our Eating Habits

    Do you ever find yourself watching one episode of a new television show and then 3 hours later wonder what happened when you’re still sitting in the exact same spot?

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    • JUNE 20, 2018
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    Healthy Eating in the Workplace

    We all like to indulge in workplace luncheons to celebrate birthdays, holidays, and team accomplishments. But a recent study suggests that you might want to think twice about your food choices…

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    • FEBRUARY 14, 2014
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    Happy Valentine’s Day

    Happy Valentine’s Day

    It’s Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give yourself or someone you love the gift of health. The best part about a gift like this is that keeps giving all year long! However you choose to celebrate this special day, consider adding some of these healthy ideas.

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    • MAY 7, 2014
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    Gingered Blueberry-Melon Toss

    Enjoy this refreshing fruit salad, just in time for warmer weather! Gingered Blueberry-Melon Toss 4 servings 1/2 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger grated (or 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger) 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1 cup diced honeydew melon 1 cup Greek yogurt, plain

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    • SEPTEMBER 8, 2020
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    Eating Healthy While Dining Out

    You might find it difficult to stay on track and monitor your eating habits, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. When choosing to dine out, however, there are a few things you should try to keep in mind to keep your fitness goals on track.

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    • JANUARY 14, 2019
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    Eat This, Not That (Sodium Edition)

    Have you considered how much sodium is already in your food before it gets to the table? Here are some tips to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet…

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    • SEPTEMBER 19, 2019
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    Cut The Sodium Without Cutting The Flavor

    Looking for ways to make your food more flavorful without adding loads of salt?

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    • JULY 2, 2014
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    Basil Watermelon Salad with Feta and Red Onion

    This is the perfect summer salad! Go crazy and serve it over a bed of lettuce or even arugula to add a little bite. Serves: 4 Portion size: 1 cup Ingredients 4 cups watermelon, cut into 1-inch chunks 1/2 cup of fresh basil, roughly chopped 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled 1 small red onion, sliced

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    • JUNE 13, 2014
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    Artificial Sweeteners – To use or Not to use?

    Recently I received a great question that many of you may also be questioning. So I figured why not share it with you! Question: Are sugar substitutes really ok to use to cut calories and sugar intake, and what about diet sodas are they ok? All of the information I’m hearing makes it sound as if they are almost

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    • NOVEMBER 27, 2013
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    ‘Tis the Season

    The holidays often add challenges to our best efforts. As hard as we have worked throughout the rest of the year to keep on track, we are now faced with travel, parties, big meals, special snacks at work and drinking. All of which tend to create an environment that simply does not support our healthy

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