What is Grass-Fed Beef?

You’ve probably seen the labels (and higher price tags) at your local grocery store. Grass-fed beef is certainly growing in popularity, but what does this claim mean? And is it better than conventional meat?   The definition of “gras ...

Four Popular Alternative Health Practices

According to a recent study, nearly 75 percent of American health care workers have utilized some form of alternative medicine. And the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine estimates that 38 percent of the total U.S. population ...

What is the Alkaline Diet?

Facebook fan Christine L. asked us to write about the alkaline diet and provide a list of foods that affect the body’s acid/alkaline balance. Do you have a topic you’d like us to feature in the VitaBlog? Share with us here or on Facebook. ...

Four Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches

It’s back-to-school season, which means it’s also time to start packing those brown bags again. This year, get your child into a healthy lunchtime routine with these four helpful tips:   Make Fruits & Veggies Fun: Turn healthy ea ...

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 ...

Can 15 Minutes of Exercise Help Your Health?

For those who lead busy lives, it’s usually hard to find the time to exercise. However, a new study revealed that squeezing in as little as 15 minutes of physical activity into your daily routine may be enough to provide health benefits.   ...
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 ...