Get Kids to Eat Healthy by Getting Them in the Kitchen

Get your kids to eat healthy by getting them in the kitchen!

Creating healthy eating habits begins at home. Research shows that kids are more likely to try new foods when they are involved in the cooking process. For some parents this is a terrifying thought. Fear of giant messes, sharp objects, and hot surfaces may leave some parents apprehensive, but children of all ages can help [...]

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Get tips on eating healthy on any budget!

Yes, it can be done! Eating healthy does not have to be expensive. All it takes is a little planning and you can begin to provide healthy meals for yourself and for your family, while staying within a budget. The first step is making a shopping list and sticking to it. Buy just what you [...]

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

June has been designated as Cataract Awareness Month and is the perfect time to learn about the warning signs, symptoms, and treatment options for cataracts. Cataract generally does not cause pain, redness or tears. However, these changes in your vision may be signs of cataract: Blurred vision, double vision, ghost images, the sense of a [...]

7 No-Drama Healthy Eating Tips for Your Kids

Tips for getting your kids to eat more fruits and veggies - without the drama!

Getting your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables can prove to be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! With more schools around the country adopting healthier lunch and snacking options, getting more fruits and veggies into your kids’ diets is becoming easier. Check out these simple tips to help incorporate more [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Essential Foods for the Diabetic Diet

Diabetic diet foods: apples and rasperries

Finding out that you or someone you love has diabetes is a life-changing moment. Keeping blood sugar in check is essential to keeping diabetes under control. Food can be a powerful tool in lowering blood sugar. Below is a list of great food choices that naturally stabilize blood sugar levels. When selecting foods to eat, [...]

Stay Healthy This Flu Season

Avoid the flu this flu season!

Summer is over and the temperature is slowly starting to drop, don’t look now but flu season is just around the corner. Find out how you can stay healthy this flu season and avoid the illness altogether by getting a flu shot!

The Healthy Lunchbox: Back to School Nutrition Tips

The Healthy Lunchbox: Nutrition Tips for Back to School

With the warm summer days behind us, it’s time to think about nutritious, fun, and delicious lunches to pack for your kids.  Sound like an overwhelming task?  Not anymore!  Here are some quick and easy tips and simple recipes to help you give your kids the nutrition they need to boost their energy and brainpower. [...]