Diabetes management… 7 top considerations for seniors

Diabetes management… 7 top considerations for seniors

Diabetes is a serious disease affecting people of all ages. It requires special considerations for seniors and older adults. What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that is caused by the pancreas not functioning properly. The pancreas produces insulin, that acts to break down the [Continue Reading]

Low-Fat Sugar cookies…a tasty and improved variety of a holiday tradition.

Low-Fat Sugar cookies…a tasty and improved variety of a holiday tradition.

These low-fat sugar cookies are delicious and provide a treat without the guilt! Low-fat sugar cookies are a tasty and improved variety of a holiday tradition. And while the holidays are nearing, we all look forward to our favorite treats and cookies. Whether they’re sugar [Continue Reading]

What do you eat on the Sirtfood diet? Adele’s secret to weight loss.

What do you eat on the Sirtfood diet? Adele’s secret to weight loss.

The Sirtfood diet has been all over the headlines. Its popularity is fueled by the fact that it includes red wine and chocolate! It was written by celebrity nutritionists Aidan Goggins and Glen Matten and suggests sirtfoods activate “skinny genes” in our body. Singer Adele [Continue Reading]

5 easy ways to maintain your healthy eating habits through the holidays.

5 easy ways to maintain your healthy eating habits through the holidays.

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The MIND diet… is it the missing piece to preserving our mental health?

The MIND diet… is it the missing piece to preserving our mental health?

By Donna Rose RDN, LDN Is the MIND diet the ‘secret sauce’ for avoiding dementia? Over the course of their lives, some adults have periods of forgetfulness. For instance, they can’t find their keys, or where they put their eyeglasses. Their busy lives keep them [Continue Reading]

Is plant-based meat a healthier choice? Tips to help you decide.

Is plant-based meat a healthier choice? Tips to help you decide.

Is all plant-based meat the same? Plant-based meat and burgers have been gaining in popularity. As a result, they are showing up on fast food and restaurant menus more and more. The Impossible Burger was the first to make headlines in 2016. Burger King debuted [Continue Reading]

5 Quick Lunch Ideas When The Kids Are Home and Remote School is in session!

5 Quick Lunch Ideas When The Kids Are Home and Remote School is in session!

They’ve been on the computer all morning! Try these 5 quick lunch ideas that leave them time to burn off some energy. 5 Quick Lunch Ideas When The Kids Are Home and Remote School is in session! 1. Hummus and baby carrots with Ginger Snaps [Continue Reading]

Vitamin C Deficiency Symptoms May Include Muscle Loss in Older Adults.

Vitamin C Deficiency Symptoms May Include Muscle Loss in Older Adults.

What is the risk of a Vitamin C deficiency for you? We all need Vitamin C in our diets. Sixty percent of adults do not consume adequate amounts. Therefore, potentially leading to Vitamin C deficiency symptoms. Vitamin C is responsible for multiple aspects of our [Continue Reading]

Dairy and Breast Cancer. What You Should Know.

Dairy and Breast Cancer. What You Should Know.

Dairy and breast cancer. Is milk an enemy when it comes to increasing our risk? Or is it an ally for its many known health benefits? Our nourishment since birth. Milk is something we have been drinking since infancy. For the first year of human [Continue Reading]

Recipes with Aronia Berries…try this one with Banana bread!

Recipes with Aronia Berries…try this one with Banana bread!

Recipes with Aronia berries have made their way into my kitchen! Aronia berries are native to and grown in the eastern part of North America. Initially, Native Americans used these berries to cure colds. They are small dark berries in the Rosaceae family. They grow [Continue Reading]