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Should You Try a Sugar Detox?

By |2021-06-16T15:12:36-04:00April 7th, 2021|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Before you swear off sugar for the rest of your life, take heed. Cutting sugar consumption—in particular added sugars—has many benefits, including a lower risk of chronic diseases, reduced inflammation and weight loss. That being said, you don’t need to pass up sweets altogether, says Natalie Meltzer, a registered [...]

Get Your (Healthy) Snack On

By |2020-06-22T18:25:07-04:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

If you’re working from home, you’re likely spending long hours hunched over a computer monitor or glued to a telephone. If so, you want snacks to power you up throughout the day. Here are some snack ideas from the American Heart Association that will satisfy your cravings without filling [...]

Healthy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

By |2019-12-11T12:39:21-05:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Soft and chewy healthy oatmeal cookies with applesauce, honey, raisins, and chocolate chips. No sugar! Ingredients 1 1/4 cups quick oats 1 cup white whole wheat flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 4 tablespoons unsalted butter — melted and cooled 1 large egg 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup honey 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips 1/4 cup raisins 1/4 cup [...]

Power Up with Plant-Based Eating

By |2019-08-06T08:18:07-04:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Whole food, plant-based eating focuses on minimally processed foods that are abundant in nutrients and as close to the earth as possible. Delicious, nutritious foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds and legumes are emphasized, while animal-based foods like fish, poultry, and dairy products are curtailed. Eating an [...]

A Healthier You Involves More than Numbers on a Scale

By |2019-01-17T12:10:10-05:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

It’s that time of the year again when we take stock of our lives and make goals for self-improvement. For many, these goals revolve around eating healthier and moving more. However, these resolutions are simply too vague to be effective, and most of us don’t have a support system [...]


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