Seasonal Eating

SEASONAL EATING Spring is the perfect time to take a new look at your health and well-being. Eating seasonally can be a great start. Not only can eating seasonally be more affordable, but foods also tend to be fresher with a higher nutritional value. And because...

High Blood Pressure

Hypertension (HTN) is the medical term for high blood pressure, which is when the heart is working harder than normal to pump blood throughout the body. You usually cannot feel high blood pressure, so it is often referred to as “the silent killer”. Often people are...

Food Intolerance

FOOD INTOLERANCE Do you sometimes get bloating, gas, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation or reflux? It may be a food intolerance. WHAT IS A FOOD INTOLERANCE? A food intolerance occurs in your digestive system (your stomach and intestines) when your digestive system...

PCOS

PCOS Around 10% of women of childbearing age in the United States have PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), making it one of the most common hormonal disorders in women and the primary reason for female infertility. PCOS is a health condition characterized by an...

Coconut Oil

COCONUT OIL Coconut oil has made headlines again, this time the American Heart Association is weighing in. In their position statement, they explain that coconut oil is 82% saturated fat which is higher than butter (63% saturated fat) and beef fat (50% saturated fat)....

Better Snacking

BETTER SNACKING A well-timed snack may prevent overeating at the next meal. But sometimes we snack mindlessly, and often when we’re not hungry. That kind of snacking can make weight control difficult. Here are some strategies for smarter snacking. BUY SNACKS IN...