Protect Your Skin from Frostbite this Winter!

Bundle up to protect your skin from frostbite this winter!

Now that the weather is getting colder, there are new concerns for your health. Frostbite happens when the skin is exposed to freezing temperatures. The body tissue actually freezes and ice crystals form within the frozen body part. Blood cannot flow through the frozen tissue and the tissue becomes deprived of blood and oxygen. The [...]

Handling Holiday Stress for Success in the New Year

Holiday Stress Tips

The approaching holidays and New Year are often a very stressful time. It is a time when new commitments such as losing weight, quitting smoking, increasing exercise as well as other significant behavioral and lifestyle changes are made. Unfortunately, these goals and commitments are often overly ambitious and unrealistic. Choosing small, realistic, and attainable goals as [...]

Conquering High Cholesterol: A Dietitian’s Perspective

Conquer high cholesterol naturally with a heart-healthy meal plan!

The numbers are in: you have high cholesterol.  While your first reaction may be visions of a fat-free diet and giving up your eggs for breakfast, think again!  Newer research suggests that heart-healthy fats and even eggs can be included in a nutritious and delicious, cholesterol-lowering meal plan. Follow these guidelines below to lower your [...]

Holiday Toy Safety Tips

Holiday Toy Safety Tips

The holidays are upon us and that means lots of gift buying for loved ones. If you have a lot of kids on your list, it’s important to keep in mind these toy safety tips to ensure a safe and healthy holiday season for everyone! Check and follow age guidance and other safety information on [...]

Winter Skin Care Tips

Winter Skin Care Tips

Cold winter months are notorious for leaving your skin dry and often irritated. Follow these simple tips to keep your skin healthy during the long winter months! Take comfortable short showers. Long hot showers will wash away the skin’s natural oils. Use fatty soaps or soaps that contain oils, such as Cetaphil, Dove or the [...]

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

With plenty of holiday parties and tempting office treats around every corner, the holidays can be a challenging time to eat right. While it may not be the best time of the year to start the dreaded “diet”, you can follow some tried and true tips to keep the pounds off. They might even inspire [...]