• Yo-Yo Dieting Found to Raise Death Risk for People with Heart Disease

    Past studies have associated yo-yo dieting with increased risk of poor heart health. For individuals with pre-existing heart disease, however, new research finds that the health consequences of repeatedly losing and gaining weight may be even more severe. Researchers of the Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at NYU Medical Center in New York, and colleagues recently […]

  • Healthy Recipe | Frozen Blueberry Yogurt Bites

    INGREDIENTS 1 pint contanier (2 cups) blueberries 1 cup Dannon Light and Fit, Vanilla Greek yogurt INSTRUCTIONS 1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a nonstick Silpat mat, and set aside. 2. In a medium mixing bowl, add yogurt and then gently fold in the blueberries until all of them are coated. 3. […]

  • Healthy Recipe | Parchment-Baked Halibut with Sauteed Sp[inach

    INGREDIENTS 4 4-ounce pieces of Mahi 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 small orange, thinly sliced 1 ½ cups fresh basil leaves 16 cups spinach, stems removed Salt to taste 10 sprigs fresh thyme Pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS 1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Cut four 12-15 lengths of parchment paper, placing one fillet on each. […]

  • 4 Benefits of Eating Clean

    The easiest way to improve your health and lose weight is by eating clean. When you comit eating foods that are toxin-free whole foods, great things happen such as weight loss, fuller hair, clearer skin and better sleep. Additionally, eating more whole foods and less junk foods can also help prevent disease and treat chronic […]

  • Healthy Recipe | Taco Salad Dip

    INGREDIENTS 1 Lb. lean ground sirloin 1 avocado, diced 1 8 oz. package cream cheese ½ c. sliced green onions 1 cup 1% or 2% cottage cheese 1 package taco seasoning packet 2 C. reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese 1 C. salsa (no sugar added) 2 C. finely chopped tomatoes ¼ C. water INSTRUCTIONS 1. […]

  • Healthy Recipe | Mexican Cauliflower Rice

    INGREDIENTS 1 package frozen cauliflower rice 1/4 cup diced onions 1/4 cup diced red, yellow or green bell pepper 1 tbsp minced garlic 1/2 can of RO-TEL (drained) or 4 oz. pico de gallow 2 tbsp Sofrito (Goya brand in jar) 1 packet Sazon Reduced fat shredded cheese INSTRUCTIONS 1. On medium-high heat, coat pan […]

  • Healthy Recipe | Broccoli Salad

    INGREDIENTS 4 cups broccoli florets Dressing ½ tsp. garlic powder ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 Tbsp. powdered Stevia 1 cup cucumber, sliced 1 tsp. salt , and pepper to taste ½ cup matchstick carrots 2 Tbsp. white balsamic vinegar ½ cup sliced red onion ½ cup fat free plain Greek yogurt ½ cup shelled […]

  • Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Energy

    Wonder why some people seem to have endless energy? You know the type. They always seem awake, alert, ready to achieve, even as your energy level seems to have hit “Empty.” If energy seems hard to come by these days, you’re not alone. Close to one-third of respondents to National Sleep Foundation poll said they […]

  • Weight Gain is Not Inevitable After 50

    As you get older, you might notice that maintaining your usual weight becomes more difficult. In fact, many women gain weight around the menopause transition. Menopause weight gain isn’t inevitable. You can reverse course by paying attention to healthy-eating habits and leading an active lifestyle. The hormonal changes of menopause might make you more likely […]

  • Healthy Recipe | Avocado Crisps

    Ingredients 1 ½ ripe Hass avocados Zest of one lemon 1 ¼ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese ½ tsp. salt, black pepper to taste Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Mix everything together well. 3. Place teaspoon-sized dollops onto a parchment-lined baking tray, flatten into thin disks and bake for 15-17 minutes. 4. […]