Celebrate National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, as designated by the American Dietetic Association. This year’s theme focuses on eating a festive and nutritious array of colorful and antioxidant-rich fruits and veggies. Find out which colors you should add ...

Are Food Dyes Dangerous?

Blue 1, Red 40, Yellow 6 ““ You’ve seen these mysterious combinations of colors and numbers on the ingredient list of your favorite candies, cereals, ice creams, soft drinks, snacks and even pet foods. Artificial dyes may be pleasant to l ...

The Skinny on Weight Management Supplements

There are thousands of products out there that claim they can help you with your weight. But how do they work? Get the lowdown on several popular products and important tips to remember when dealing with diet supplements. There are several different ...

Five Surprising Sources of Energy

Are you a slave to caffeine and sugar? Try these five surprising sources of energy instead, to keep your mind and body energized and ready to tackle the day’s tasks. 1. Breakfast: Need sustained fuel to last you until lunchtime? Start out with ...

Warm Up with Herbal Tea

On a chilly day, nothing warms you up like a steaming hot beverage. Herbal tea is a great choice for the winter months not only for its warmth, but for the nourishment that herbs can provide.   What is it? Herbal tea isn’t actually a ̶ ...

What Is the Alkaline Diet?

You may have heard of the alkaline diet, but what’s the story behind this eating plan? The alkaline diet is based on the theory that eating certain foods can help maintain your body’s natural pH level. This is a measure of hydrogen-ion co ...