Want Sexy, Shapely Muscles? Don’t Skimp on Protein

Want Sexy, Shapely Muscles? Don’t Skimp on Protein

You work out. You try to eat right. But that hot bod you’re trying to sculpt? It won’t come easy unless you’re getting enough protein. In this video, international fitness model Jennifer Nicole Lee suggests a simple way to up your i ...
My New Snack Obsessions

My New Snack Obsessions

As the summer months slip away, it’s apparent that I’ve become, shall we say, relaxed about my eating habits. Weekdays filled with picnic lunches at the beach and weekends jam packed with barbecues have led to copious amounts of chips and ...
How to Pick a Protein Bar

How to Pick a Protein Bar

It’s sad but true: In our busy, everyday lives, meals sometimes get skipped.  Ideally, you should be eating something every two and a half to three hours. But when there just isn’t time to prepare a healthy meal, protein bars are a good o ...
Orange-Coconut “Skinny” Eggplant Fries

Orange-Coconut “Skinny” Eggplant Fries

This vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free recipe is courtesy of Amie Valpone,  HHC, AADP, Editor-in-Chief of  The Healthy Apple  and a Manhattan- based culinary nutritionist, personal chef, professional recipe developer and food writer. Orange-Coconut & ...
Sleep Longer, Weigh Less?

Sleep Longer, Weigh Less?

You eat right, you exercise regularly, you drink a ton of water. But there’s one more thing you could be doing to support your weight loss goals. ...
Is It Worth It?

Is It Worth It?

Quote of the day: “There’s no secret to balance. You just have to feel the waves.”  ~Frank Herbert   While in Paris this summer, Philippe and I got a wheat grass shot every morning from a little health food store. Every mornin ...
Junk Food: Bad for your Waist and your Wallet

Junk Food: Bad for your Waist and your Wallet

A common reason for choosing calorie-dense processed food over fresh fruits and vegetables is cost. Fast food “value” meals are advertised as being a great bang for your buck, with a sandwich, salty fries and a sugary soda all for one lo ...