Weight Management

May 26, 2020

Healthy Recipe – Baby Greens with Blackberry Vinaigrette

Brilliant color makes this salad appealing, and the natural vitamins and antioxidants make this nutritious. ingredients salad dressing ½ cup fresh or frozen blackberries (defrost if frozen) 2 tsp coarsely chopped shallots 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 tsp fresh lemon juice 2 tsp agave syrup or honey 2 tsp balsamic vinegar ½ tsp […]

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April 17, 2020

Establishing Healthy Habits during Social Distancing

By Garth Davis, MD Ritual, it is the key to success. Ritual creates habit. So many of us live in a rut. We do the same things over and over. Wake up, get in the shower, pour coffee, go to work. Day in and day out, the same protocol, the same food, the same movement […]

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April 8, 2020

Quick Guide: Probiotics

Probiotic foods are increasing in popularity due to the abundance of “good bacteria” they provide, but how do you know what’s what? Use this overview of popular options as your guide. Yogurt One of the most well-known probiotic foods, yogurt — which is made from fermented milk — can improve bone health and digestive health. […]

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March 25, 2020

Social Distancing and Eating Healthy

By Mary Lindsey Jackson, RN, LDN As social distancing has become the new norm with COVID-19, many people are facing new challenges, such as cooking more frequency at home, planning meals for longer stretches of time and making creative substitutions in the store due to low supplies. These challenges don’t have to mean complete abandonment […]

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March 4, 2020

Healthy Recipe – Nutritious Winter Stew

Fiber, lean protein and lots of vitamins and antioxidants make this the perfect meal for a chilly evening. ingredients 2 tps canola oil ½ medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 oz sliced mushrooms 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into pieces 1 bunch kale (about ¾ lb), stems 1 15-oz can diced […]

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February 27, 2020

Orthorexia: Are You Taking Healthy Eating Too Far?

Whether it’s cutting back on red meat or limiting processed foods, there’s usually nothing wrong with improving your diet. But when that effort goes too far — when you become so fixated on clean or healthy eating that it affects your well-being and day-to-day functioning — you may have a condition called orthorexia. “Orthorexia is […]

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February 26, 2020

Healthy Recipe — Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

It’s hard to beat a warm, hearty bowl of soup. Be patient, because this favor-packed dish is worth the wait. ingredients 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained 2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp oregano 2 tsp smoked paprika 1 red onion, chopped 1 jalapeño, chopped 1 green bell pepper 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 […]

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February 19, 2020

Healthy Recipe – Mango Guacamole

Tortilla chips and guacamole – the perfect snack food. Enjoy this fun twist with mango, which adds vitamins and fiber to your diet, and helps with gut health. ingredients 2 avocados 1-2 limes, juiced ¼ cup cilantro, chopped 1 mango, cubed 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely diced 3 Tbsp green onions, sliced salt and pepper […]

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February 18, 2020

Postpartum Weight Loss: Healthy Strategies to Help Shed Those Pounds after Giving Birth

By Elizabeth Holmes, MS, RD, LDN, CSOWM Postpartum weight loss is similar to weight loss at other times in your life. The major difference is the change to your body and life after having a baby. What worked to lose weight and stay healthy before the baby may not work the same after baby. Losing […]

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February 7, 2020

Healthy Recipe – Winter Salad with Pears, Fennel and Walnuts

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a salad. Not only does this dish look appetizing, it’s full of healthy nutrients. Enjoy it alongside your favorite entrée. ingredients salad 6 cups mixed salad greens 1 medium fennel bulb, thinly sliced 2 medium pears, cored and thinly sliced ¼ cup toasted walnuts, chopped […]

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