Category: Nutrition

Foods That Boost Immune System

Immune system boosting foods increase the number of white blood cells in our bodies. They also eliminate toxins that drag our system down and reinforce our defensive barriers. With flu season upon us, it’s important to consume foods that boost the immune system function. Here are a few good choices… Mushrooms: Selenium, Antioxidants, as well… Read more »

Is Caffeine Friend Or Foe?

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Caffeine is consumed by 90 percent of America, whether it comes in the form of coffee, soda pop, tea, energy drinks, over-the-counter capsules, cold medicines, or (to a lesser extent) chocolate. Yet, there is some controversy over whether caffeine is a good addition to a healthy diet or not. Argument #1: Caffeine is our Friend…. Read more »

Sticking To Your New Year’s Resolution Diet

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Think of your New Year’s resolution as a goal. The best goals are S.M.A.R.T.: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely. So, if you make your resolution “to lose weight,” you can see you’re already destined to fail. Instead, you want to be specific and say, “I want to lose 10 pounds” or 20 pounds or… Read more »

Healthy Alternatives to Holiday Treats

When we think of the holidays, we may not have visions of sugar plums in our heads, but we’re certainly thinking about our family’s own favorite recipes – be it a slice of pecan pie, a glass of eggnog, or sugar cookies with frosting. It’s perfectly natural to indulge in one festive, high-calorie treat this… Read more »

Holiday Eating Tips

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The holidays can be a ticking time bomb for people who truly want to eat healthy. Here are some tips for making the right choices, without ruining your holiday experience. (After all, who wants to eat literally one bite of everything? There’s no enjoyment in that!) Find a new place to socialize. Lots of chatting… Read more »