May 21, 2015
Dining al Fresco: Packing a Healthy Picnic
The sun is shining and the warm weather is here. Now is a great time to gather the family and enjoy dining outdoors. Whether you are heading out on an all-day adventure or setting up under a shady tree in the backyard, a picnic lunch or dinner doesn’t have to be filled with fat- and…
March 31, 2015
Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity: What You Need to Know
Celiac disease, once a little-known autoimmune condition, has become much more prevalent in recent years, now affecting about one out of every 141 Americans.
February 09, 2015
Win the Battle Against Winter Weight Gain
For some of us, it’s almost accepted that we’ll put on a few pounds during the winter months. We’re less active—thanks, or no thanks, to the dark, cold days—and the lure of calorie-laden comfort foods is often too hard to resist. We tell ourselves that, come spring, we’ll get back on track and in shape…
December 04, 2014
Type 1 Diabetes: What Parents and Children Need to Know
“When I found out my daughter had type 1 diabetes, I was devastated.” “I couldn’t sleep, I was angry, I felt guilty, and most of all, I was frightened and overwhelmed, unsure how we were going to be able to cope.”
November 20, 2014
Your Guide to Healthy Holiday Eating
You’ve worked hard all year to stay fit and eat right. For a lot of people, though, the holidays can sabotage their efforts. After all, half the fun is enjoying your favorite food and drinks.
October 24, 2014
Pumpkin: So Much More than Pie
Every fall, pumpkins enjoy a boost in popularity. Although they are most commonly used in pie and other desserts, this is too limiting for a healthy food that has so much to offer.