How to End Your Constipation Naturally

Everyone gets constipated at one time or another. When you do, you feel bloated and blocked. You strain on the toilet with no results — or with results that are painful. But there are some things you can consider to help with the problem and decrease your risk of becoming constipated. Constipation occurs when bowel movements … Read More

Satisfying Lunch Salads to Power Your Afternoon

Ever eat lunch and then find yourself battling drowsiness all afternoon? Your eating habits may be making make you fatigued. Eat a lettuce salad with just a few vegetables and your energy will be crashing by afternoon. Have your healthy salad and ditch the drowsiness with these recipes. The secret to their staying power is … Read More

Recipe: Sweet and Savory Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are a cruciferous vegetable, making them a good source of phytonutrients as well as fiber and vitamin C. Apple and balsamic vinegar lend a tasty twist to this interesting vegetable, with a bit of ham to add flavor. Ingredients 1 ounce low sodium ham, chopped 1 pint (2 cups) Brussels sprouts, trimmed and … Read More

The Best Diet to Lower Your Colon Cancer Risk

Research has shown that what you eat can play a large role in your risk for developing colorectal cancer. Now, a new study shows that a diet of mostly fruits, vegetables and a moderate amount of fish appears to offer the most protection against developing colorectal cancer. The study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine found … Read More

How Almonds Can Improve Your Heart Health

Sometimes, it’s okay to go a little bit nutty – especially if that means upping your intake of almonds. Native to the Mediterranean climate, almonds are a staple of a heart-healthy diet and provide many health benefits. Like many other nuts, almonds are high in fat, which tends to give them a bad rap with consumers. It’s … Read More