Have a Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from the Health Hub team. The recipes and blog posts below feature everything from tips for avoiding holiday stress to healthy versions of your favorite recipes. Holiday health tips and stress strategies 8 Tips for a Better Family Health HistoryWhen you gather around the table with your family this Thanksgiving, don’t just ask … Read More

Recipe: Light and Creamy Mashed Potatoes

If you fear that “fat-free” means no flavor, fear not with this recipe. Excess unhealthy saturated fat in this recipe is replaced with plenty of flavor from garlic, white pepper, chives and paprika. Garlic is a source of antioxidants that may improve heart health and support a healthy immune system. Ingredients 3 pounds potatoes, peeled … Read More

5 Common Flu Vaccine Questions

Trying to decide whether or not to get your flu shot this year? Maybe you have questions about why exactly you need to get the vaccination every year, when’s the best time to do it, or if there are nasty side effects. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides some answers. 5 common … Read More

Recipe: Apple Stuffing

This healthy, low-fat dessert dish boasts less than 200 calories per serving. Apples are also a source of soluble fiber, which helps to lower cholesterol. They contain an antioxidant called quercetin, which supports a healthy immune system and bone health. For additional fiber and antioxidant benefit, keep the skin on the apples. Unlikely sodium-rich culprits … Read More

Recipe: Low-Fat Pumpkin Pie

Orange-colored fruits and vegetables, including pumpkin, are an excellent source of beta carotene. In our bodies, beta carotene is either converted to vitamin A or into an antioxidant. Vitamin A helps support a healthy immune system and healthy vision. As an antioxidant it will neutralize damaging free radicals. No need to feel too guilty about … Read More