Heart Health

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 […]


National Nutrition Month – Are You In?

If you’ve been thinking about changing your eating habits, and starting the journey of healthy eating; there’s no better time than now! March is the observance of National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is: “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the American Academy of Nutrition and […]


What’s Your Excuse?

Well, 2013 is gone! Hopefully, you’ve decided that 2014 will be the year that you exercise and get healthy. Why exercise? It’s been proven that exercise is very effective in reducing your risk for chronic diseases: high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes. Exercising routinely is hard, and we’ve all made excuses for why we can’t […]