Healthy Living

Carbs Demystified!

These days, trying to make sense of the vast amount of nutrition information is mind-boggling. We find ourselves perplexed about the right foods to eat, and how much food to eat. One nutrition topic of confusion is carbohydrates. How important are carbs? Are you wondering which carbs are good or bad? Knowing the answers to […]

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Pluck Your Weeds!

During the summer months, I enjoy spending time in my yard. After working all week, watering, feeding, and maintaining my flowers on the weekend, is a welcome joy. When Saturday morning arrives, my husband and I start our day having coffee on the deck. Then, it’s time to get to work! He’s usually cutting the […]

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Mediterranean Diet Spotlight: Olive Oil

Since May has been designated as International Mediterranean Diet month, let’s continue our focus on this healthy way of eating. Research studies have shown that this diet is the most heart-healthy, and can increase lifespan. One of the key players in this diet is olive oil, which is used extensively in the Mediterranean diet, and […]

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Sunday Dinner Series: Mediterranean Chicken & Vegetables with Couscous

Oldways, an organization committed to “Inspiring good health through cultural food traditions and lifestyles,” declares May as International Mediterranean Diet Month! During this month, the goal is to bring attention to the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Research studies have proven that the Mediterranean diet is a much healthier alternative to the American diet. […]

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Get Up, Stand Up!

It’s not often that I will post on a topic that I’ve previously discussed. Except, when that topic is so important and there is much more that I can say in a single post. For this reason, I’d like to bring further attention to the sedentary lifestyle of many American office workers. In my post […]

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Get Fit on the Job!

Trying to develop a regular fitness routine can present challenges. Busy schedules can sometimes make it difficult to find time to workout. But, what if you could workout while on the job. Just imagine: losing 5 or 10 pounds, while just sitting at your desk. Getting fit while working isn’t a new idea, but the […]

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