Juicing: The Raw Truth

Sometimes it’s not easy getting the recommended five to six servings of fruits and vegetables we need. So, you may have to get a little resourceful from time to time. Kristin Kirkpatrick, a registered dietitian at Cleveland Clinic, says juicing is a good way to get a variety of fruits and vegetables into your diet. … Read More

Morning Diet: Ditch the Sugary Cereal

Every night, we hit the sack to recharge our batteries. As we sleep, our bodies keep our hearts pumping blood, our lungs breathing and our brains functioning. In the morning, our bodies crave nourishment to refuel after a hard night’s work.  The problem? Too many of us replenish ourselves with sugary cereals. Popular cereals on grocery … Read More

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Do You Know What’s in Your Coffee?

For most of us, caffeine is part of our daily lives, whether it’s a cup of java to get us going in the morning or a diet soda on our afternoon break. “Caffeine takes only 15 to 20 minutes to get into the bloodstream, yet we feel its effects for up to 10 hours,” says … Read More

Eggs and Other Questionable Foods

Eating is one of the great pleasures in life. Food can be your “best medicine” or your worst enemy. It can provide you with the nutrients you need to stay healthy and fit. Or, it can contribute to weight gain and feeling sluggish. One food that prompts a lot of discussion is eggs. Are they … Read More