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…

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…