Archive for May, 2015

Getting the Most Nutrition from Your Grocery Cart

You’ve filled your cart with broccoli, flax seed, and Greek yogurt but how can you be sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck? According to a recent post by’s Sarah Bruning, how we eat certain foods may prevent us from accessing the most vitamins and minerals. Flaxseeds Flaxseeds have become the rock […]

Why Am I Always Hungry?

You’ve started a diet to drop those five pounds before beach and pool party season but find yourself starving around 3 pm every day or maybe you feel the pangs of hunger when you watch your favorite TV show or at the movies. Why are we always hungry, even if we’ve eaten a meal just […]

Could That Morning Cup of Java Provide Health Benefits?

Your alarm is synced with the coffeemaker or you can’t imagine morning without a “K-cup.” The barista doesn’t even need to ask your name. You wonder if those AM or midday lattes are going to impact your health. The benefits of coffee have been a hot topic for decades. Latest analysis shows that, in moderation, […]

Energy Drinks: Worth the Boost?

  When we hit that 3 pm energy slump or our college kids need to pull off a late-night study session, we’re often tempted to drink a can of Red Bull, Rock Star, or Monster. Is that safe? The buzz energy drinks provide comes from large doses of caffeine and other legal stimulants like guarana […]