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As U.S. food prices continue to rise, shoppers are challenged to find more economical ways to buy groceries and prepare healthy meals. Here are 10 tips for stretching your food dollar. 1. Plan Menus and Make a List. A sure way to overspend is by wandering aimlessly through the aisles and tossing whatever looks good […]

You read labels at the supermarket so that you can make the healthiest choices for you and your family. But sometimes you get stumped: How do you decide between a container of pasta sauce with “reduced sodium” and another that’s labeled “low sodium”? Here’s a guide to help you tell the difference between some similar-sounding […]

Ever wonder how they come up with gluten free and what determines if it’s really gluten free or just maybe gluten “limited?” Well, in August 2013, the Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule that defined what characteristics a food must have to bear a label that says “gluten-free.”  As of August 5, 2014, any food […]

Awhile back, it was common for many of us to sit down and eat three balanced meals a day. Occasionally we may have a snack here and there to hold us over or as a special treat but now there is food EVERYWHERE! There is food in the break room, vending machines at the office […]

We often hear about protein and how much to eat, where to get it from, and “oh hey try the latest and greatest powder or bar.” For many of us, if we are just aware of what we are eating we would come to find that we can make simply changes to our regular food […]

It’s July and you wonder where the summer has gone! But not only is there time to fit in that camping trip or beach volleyball game but there is still time to meet you summer weight loss goals and be bikini ready. Please ask me if summertime is the easiest time to lose weight? Personally […]

When we say “Oh man, that dessert is sooo addictive or I HAVE to have my chocolate every night before bed,” we may actually have a neurochemicals or physiological response that could mean serious health implications. Although sugar isn’t considered a “harmful” substance, I feel that it is on an individual basis to decide what […]

Previously I posted a blog about resources that we love for the new year for a new you. Below we’ve added even more of our favorites! Check them out! Drug and Medication Information: Consumer Lab: http://www.consumerlab.com/ Rx List: http://www.rxlist.com/script/main/hp.asp Meal Supplementation: Instead of Ensure, Muscle Milk, Boost or slim fast we recommend: Orgain, www.drinkorgain.com Functional Formularies, Whole […]

In the media, grocery stores, magazines and even T.V. shows gluten free has become all the rage. Singers, actresses and even doctors are on board. But why? Because it is healthier? Think again. It is important to know that there is a difference between being gluten free and healthy. First, we’ll break down the concept that eating […]

To follow our healthy aging series, we thought you should know some truths about cholesterol and statins. Both of these things can have an impact on the way we each age. So what is the great Cholesterol Myth? The storyline behind this video was created by Dr. Jonny Bowden, PhD, C.N.S. The following is a […]

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