Summer Fave

Because it is summer and also because it’s been an unusually intense summer, I thought I’d lighten it up this week with my all-time Favorite Fruit Salad.  It’s quick and easy, and the perfect addition to a summer barbecue or picnic.  Enjoy! 1 Cantaloupe cut into chunks 1 Honeydew melon, Read more…

Make the most of fall

Fall is definitely in the air here in Colorado!  The aspens have been turning gold and some leaves are even starting to fall away.  Heading into cooler weather and earlier darkness is a change we all have to adjust to, especially when we live in geographic areas with four distinct Read more…

The Skinny on Sugar

Sugar has been a hot topic in the world of nutrition the last few years. Maybe I should rephrase that – the evils of sugar have been the topic.  Too much sugar in the diet has been linked to certain chronic diseases, including cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and Read more…

Age Better

Lots of factors influence how well we age.  Maintaining healthy behaviors such as eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly, getting adequate rest, and learning how to manage stress can all contribute to the prevention of lifestyle diseases – hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, inflammatory diseases, and some cancers –  and also Read more…