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…

The Healthy Kitchen – Ten Essentials

If you haven’t realized it by now, good health starts in the kitchen!  Nutritious, vitamin rich foods are the foundation of your physical and emotional well-being. Unfortunately, too many of us rely on prepared foods which contain additives, unhealthy fats, preservatives and other less than favorable ingredients. And our kitchens Read more…