Heart disease can often be prevented by making healthy food and lifestyle choices. As a nutritionist, I often work with clients to help them develop a healthy diet and lifestyle to prevent heart disease. Below are 11 simple -- and healthy -- tips for heart health.
Kids of all ages can learn healthy eating habits and it is never too late to get started. Check out my top five ways to get your kids eating healthier. You may find the information relevant for you as well.
Just because you order a salad when you go out, (while thinking you are being virtuous), does not necessarily mean that it is good for your waistline. The mantra "I'll just have a salad" can be a dieter's dream or a diet disaster depending on what goes into that salad.
Healthy eating is a hot topic these days, and specific diet regimens are even hotter. But the truth is that that isn't one right way for everyone. Period. What's working for your best friend may or may not work for you.
In this day and age, where processed and convenience food is the go-to for many busy people and families, critical nutrition is being kicked to the curb. One of these nutrients, a macronutrient, is fat.
Make a vocabulary shift. Instead of thinking I really "should" exercise or I "have to" exercise, start saying I "want" to exercise. This small word shift changes exercise from a chore to something you look forward to doing.
Although I am a huge fan of pumpkin pie -- I am on a mission this year to get the nutritious orange puree out of just pie crusts and into some exciting new uses. So here are four pie-free ways to use one entire can of pumpkin this week with no waste!
Should I take the French approach and limit snacks to one a day at a closely prescribed time? Or plan for a few small meals to fend off inevitable meltdowns? For my kids and me, I've found it's best to snack -- with a caveat.
When it comes to eating healthy on the go, it's all about preparation. Sure, you can stick to your healthy eating when you have the time to prepare your own meals, but what happens when you have to leave your Paleo cocoon and enter the real world?
It's a mere few weeks into the school year and I'm already dreading lunch. What's more stressful is a tossup: the caffeine-enhanced frenzy of packing lunches at the crack of dawn or the frustration of opening my daughter's lunchbox at the end of a long school day to find it completely untouched.