With the holidays being right around the corner, I’m making my game plan so that I don’t overdo it. In my research for some great tips, I came across this article in which some dietitians claim that one of the best tips to losing weight, is to dim the lights and listen to mellow music […]

Why do you want chocolate every day? Why exactly can’t you just eat one serving of tortilla chips?While there aren’t any clear-cut answers, there is some insightful research and tips on how you can better take charge of those cravings. 1. Your cravings may be more mental than physical. There are many, many theories about […]

by Tanya Zuckerbrot Desserts are often the downfall when trying to cut down on cholesterol and sugar. Ellen from Lindenhurst, Ill., loves to bake, but she is a senior citizen and is trying to be cautious about what she eats because she is in the high-risk category for developing heart disease and diabetes. 7Up cake […]

(from Marie Claire) Reach for these items next time you’re feeling under pressure, under the weather, or just too close to that breaking point. Munching on these stress-free foods will help pull you back into the game. Oranges A German study in Psychopharmacology found that vitamin C helps reduce stress and return blood pressure and […]

My weight loss journey began on Wednesday, June 16th.  This is the day I made a decision to face my weight issues once and for all. I was blessed to be introduced to Dr. Jon Fisher of Fisher’s Medical Weight Loss Centers. As of June 30th, I have lost 11.4 pounds! I’m eating better, I feel […]

If you frequent your local grocer, you may have encountered this dilemma while in the produce section--whether or not to buy organic.

It is never too early or too late to address the health of your family. Here are a few ideas for showing your children how to live a healthy life.

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It's been many years since I had to prepare lunches for schoolchildren. But I did do it for more than a decade, and mostly on a budget. With hot lunches at many schools being costly or of poor nutritional value, it is certainly wiser and healthier to pack your own.

Instant gratification as become the norm in our society. Could the cause be fast food?

Bringing a balance meal home to your family is much easier when you know what to shop for. Get tips on shopping smart to balance out your families energy.

Check out this tasty steak and vegetable recipe.