Insights & Actions for Healthy Living
Back To School = Kids Eat Right Time!

Back To School = Kids Eat Right Time!

Getting ready to get the kids back to school can be a stressful time for parents. It isn’t just about backpacks and new sneakers. Parents should also focus on what healthy foods and habits their child and family will adopt. Are family meals the culmination of your busy day, where you can talk and share… Continue Reading

Is Your Kitchen Smart? Technology for Cooking and Eating

Is Your Kitchen Smart? Technology for Cooking and Eating

The internet of things, which has been moving forward for many years to make our homes smart, is moving into our kitchens. Big time. Is your kitchen keeping up with technology innovations that can make your life easier and you healthier? Smart home technology uses electronic devices of all kinds that can communicate with each… Continue Reading

Goodbye Added Trans Fat — We Won’t Miss You!

Goodbye Added Trans Fat — We Won’t Miss You!

Blamed for the rise in heart disease at the end of the 19th century, partially hydrogenated fats were created as an alternative to saturated fat and cholesterol containing butter and lard. Trans fat, partially hydrogenated fat, was added to foods across the spectrum that most of us ate without realizing what the impact of this… Continue Reading

End Struggles with Diabetic Diet to Eat Well with Diabetes

End Struggles with Diabetic Diet to Eat Well with Diabetes

Managing blood sugar to prevent prediabetes developing into diabetes or preventing medical complications if you are already diagnosed, as well as simply avoiding feeling awful each day, is a struggle 29 million people in the US face. Diabetes is a disease that affects millions, not to mention approximately 8 million more who are unaware that… Continue Reading

Constipation – An Unspoken But Solvable Problem

Constipation – An Unspoken But Solvable Problem

No one wants to talk about it, but many are suffering with chronic constipation. Some constipation episodes may lead to fecal impaction, requiring professional intervention, including a hospital visit. Yep, it’s true! Constipation is a problem for about 4 million of us and leads to approximately 2.5 million doctor visits each year. We try to… Continue Reading

8 Foods to Fight Inflammation for the Health of It

8 Foods to Fight Inflammation for the Health of It

Who knew that inflammation would turn out to be such a problem for our overall health? Inflammation is our body’s way to mount a defense against a trigger, our immune response to help our body heal. When we think about inflammation, we generally think of swelling when we sprain something. Acute inflammation comes after a… Continue Reading

Abundant Burst of Summer Flavor — Herbs in Season

Abundant Burst of Summer Flavor — Herbs in Season

Going to the farmer’s market this week? Getting your fruits and vegetables at the peak of freshness during summer months isn’t the only thing to which you can look forward when you go to the farmer’s market (or even your local supermarket). Fresh herbs are in-season and packed with flavor right now, too! Herbs are… Continue Reading

6 Foods That Could be Robbing Your Memory

6 Foods That Could be Robbing Your Memory

Protecting our memories from leaving us is something most of us want to do, but how? As many as a third of adults suffering from loss of memory or dementia do so as a result of lifestyle factors rather than genetic mutations, according to researchers. That means that we can do things to impact our… Continue Reading

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