Water: The Ultimate Diet Drink

Forget sugar-free sodas. The ultimate diet drink can be enjoyed straight from your faucet! Water is essential for life, but it also may be an essential part of your weight management routine. Why water?   Keeps you hydrated. Your body needs adeq ...
Four Reasons to Go Meatless this Monday

Four Reasons to Go Meatless this Monday

Last year, we told you about Meatless Monday, a growing trend to forgo meat at least one day per week. Since 2003, the Meatless Monday initiative has been steadily gaining steam, with celebrities, chefs, companies, schools and restaurants joining in ...
Three Refreshing and Healthy Summer Drinks

Three Refreshing and Healthy Summer Drinks

Need to cool down? Sip away the summer heat with these fast, easy and refreshing drinks you can make in your own kitchen!    1. Peachy Punch: This fizzy, fruity punch is easy to make and is a great source of vitamin A. (Serves 4) 2 cups diced pe ...
The Effects of Refined Sugar on the Body, Part 2

The Effects of Refined Sugar on the Body, Part 2

In the last blog, we discussed what happens to your body immediately after you ingest refined sugar. Today, we’ll reveal what happens in the hours after sugar consumption, and we’ll discuss the lasting (and devastating) effects of excess ...

The Effects of Refined Sugar on the Body, Part 1

There are many different types of refined sugar (sucrose, dextrose, corn syrup, etc.), which makes it hard to avoid. You’ll find refined sugar in obvious places like soda and sweets and in not-so-obvious ones such as bread and salad dressing. R ...
Five Tips for Food Safety

Five Tips for Food Safety

Don’t let your kitchen become a “danger zone”! From preparation to refrigeration, read on to find out five important tips for food safety. 1. Sanitation: Clean kitchen surfaces before you begin cooking or preparing food. Wash your ...
Six Tips for Healthy Summer Grilling

Six Tips for Healthy Summer Grilling

As you gather around the grill this summer, don’t let your health go up in smoke. Consider these six tips to have a healthy cookout!   1. Clean the grill. Whether you’re cooking out at a public park or on your own patio, you need to ...