How to Add More Vegetables to Your Diet

Are you getting your 3 to 5 recommended servings of vegetables every day? Some days it can be a challenge, especially if you’re not counting French fries and corn chips! Load up on the brightly colored – red, yellow green – vegetables that are low in fat and calories, yet high in vitamins, minerals and […]

Go Nuts and Get Healthy


They say, “Good things come in small packages” and that’s especially true about nuts. Nutritionally, nuts are high in nutritious protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and healthy fats. Nuts make a great snack to hold you over till it’s time to eat, but don’t overdo it. Most nuts provide about the same number of calories per […]

Best Protein Food Sources

A basket full of multi colored eggs.

Not all protein foods are created equal. That’s why you should pay close attention to the entire protein package. A high fat diet, especially saturated fat, …

The High Cost of Smoking

The glowing ember of a cigarette.

It’s costing you more than an arm, a leg and a lung. And, despite a constant attack from anti-smoking advertising and PSAs, smoking is still one of the…

Eat Fish to Help Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis

Delicious salmon steaks rich in omega 3 fatty acids.

For years the American Heart Association has been recommending everyone eat at least a couple of servings of fish each week. AND, many arthritis experts have also recommended more than two servings of fish a week for the prevention and relief…