Quick & Easy Smoothies

Want to start your day with a delicious, nutritious smoothie? Try one of these quick & easy smoothie recipes today! These tasty beverages not only fill you up, they also provide essential vitamins, minerals and other nutrients your body needs to ...

Tree-mendous Pine Bark

Do pine trees provide any nutritional value? Surprisingly, the answer is yes. But there’s no need to chew on a tree trunk to reap the benefits, thanks to pine bark extract.   The most-studied pine bark extract is derived from the bark of a ...

Five Foods to Fill You Up

Got a rumbling in your tummy that just can’t be satisfied? Don’t turn to massive meals or fattening snacks ““ try these five amazingly filling foods instead: 1.  Oatmeal: Does hunger seem to always strike between breakfast and lunch ...

Healthy Halloween Treats

Halloween is just around the corner ““ which means little ghosts, princesses and superheroes will be knocking on your door to ask (politely) for a sweet treat. If you were anything like me as a kid, you probably rolled your eyes a bit when the ...

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 ...