Healthy Snack Alternatives to Get You Through the Day

When hunger hits, it’s easy to grab a candy bar or bag of chips to get you through to the next meal. Processed foods are readily available everywhere you turn, and they satisfy the sweet or salty cravings that often come up. But this seemingly simple decision could be taking a toll on your health.

Even […]

The Difference Between Natural and Unnatural Sugars

When you eat sugar, this simple carbohydrate is converted into glucose, making it a form that the body can use for energy. But did you know that there are variations in the way the body reacts, depending on the type of sugars you choose to eat?

Not all sweeteners are created equal, which is why it […]

Top 3 Foods to Eat for Eye Health

As more and more scientific research comes out on nutrition and the function of vitamins, nutrients, and enzymes in the human body, the saying, “You are what you eat,” becomes more and more accurate. Of course, if you eat a cookie, you are not going to turn into a cookie, or if you eat a […]

Children’s Multivitamins: What you Need to Know

Getting healthy, being healthy, staying healthy; who does not want that?  More importantly, if you want that for yourself then you want it for your family.  It is an important prevention step you implement right down to your children. So often we believe because their bodies are little and full of energy they get all […]

Snack Bars: The Do’s & Dont’s

Our lives are constantly on the go, so that means that sometimes our food has to be on the go as well. Reaching for a snack bar seems like an easy solution to needing a snack while on the move, but if you aren’t sure of what is inside of that small snack, you might […]

Addicted to Sugar?

Having a sweet tooth could be more than just a taste preference. Do you feel like you are constantly craving a sweet treat? A recent study revealed that sugar could actually be more addictive than cocaine. Being humans, once we taste the sweet goodness of anything with sugar in it, we are biologically wired to […]

The Importance of Family Health History

A lot of who you are is a result of where you came from. But where you come from is more than just what town you were born in or what country your great grandparents are from. There are many great benefits from learning about where you came from. It is fun and exciting to […]

American Diabetes Month

“Diabetes is costly in both human and economic terms. It’s urgent that we take swift action to effectively treat and prevent this serious disease.” – Ann Albright, Ph.D., R.D., director of CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation

It may seem a bit ironic that directly following Halloween and leading up to Thanksgiving, America nationally addresses the issue […]

Healthy Summer Eating Tips and Goals

For most people, summer is just around the corner. Living in Florida means that summer is more of a year-round term. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t start eating healthy with a fit “summer bod” in mind, however. It’s easier than you’d think to start eating healthier, and taking small steps each week to improve your […]