Give Your Kids’ Diet a Mediterranean Makeover

Give Your Kids’ Diet a Mediterranean Makeover

Children who follow a Mediterranean-style diet—think nuts, grains, legumes, fish, fresh produce—are 15 percent less likely to be overweight or obese than kids who don’t eat typically these foods, according to a recent study conducted by researchers a ...
6 Effortless, Energizing Travel Snacks

6 Effortless, Energizing Travel Snacks

Beach vacations aren’t over until the cold air stings! Even with school starting back up, the weather has yet to cool down. So whether you’re traveling this Labor Day or just trying to enjoy weekend hikes and ocean day-trips for as long a ...
Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Here are two words that will make you re-think buying that popular, red-rimmed-lid brand of hummus: potassium sorbate. Check the label! This synthetic ingredient is a factory food maker’s friend, keeping bacteria out of dips, dried fruit, cheeses and ...
Is Lack of Sleep Keeping You From Losing Weight?

Is Lack of Sleep Keeping You From Losing Weight?

You diet, you exercise, and you still can’t lose weight. Sound familiar? You may be having problems with a third piece of the weight loss puzzle: Sleep. Getting enough sleep helps you feel energized, making it easier to exercise. It also helps ...