What Is the Mediterranean Diet?

It’s colorful, it’s delicious and it may help support your cardiovascular health. The Mediterranean diet is inspired by the vibrant and hearty lifestyle of the Mediterranean region and has been touted as an easy and fulfilling way to eat ...

Astounding Avocado: The All-Purpose Food

Everyone knows that you can’t make guacamole without them. Avocados may be well known for their role in delicious dips, but did you know that they’re packed with nearly 20 essential vitamins, minerals and other nutrients?   Avocados conta ...

Get Familiar with the Glycemic Index

You may have heard the term “glycemic index” used in connection with weight loss pills, meal systems and other diet products. But what is it? And what does it have to do with a weight management program?   The glycemic index (GI) is a cl ...

Three Ways to Tame Daily Tension

Traffic, work, kids, bills, and the list goes on ““ there are plenty of potential stressors in our daily lives, bombarding us from the moment we wake up until the time we (finally) get to sleep. Stress may be inevitable, but it doesn’t ha ...

Healthy Hydration with Coconut Water

The thermometer may keep climbing, but that doesn’t mean you have to hide inside all summer. With proper hydration, you can easily keep your cool during any outdoor activity. There are many beverage options for those looking to cool down, but w ...

Say “Hi” to Hyaluronic Acid

You may have seen it as a dietary supplement or in a popular skin care cream or serum. But what exactly is hyaluronic acid? And perhaps more importantly, what can it do for you?   Hyaluronic acid (also known as hyaluronan or hyaluronate) is a carbohy ...

Top 10 Teas for Overall Health

1.     Green Tea: This tea-time superstar has been consumed for thousands of years and is well known for its numerous health benefits. Green tea is extremely rich in catechin polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG. This powerful ...