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Build the Perfect Salad

The USDA dietary guidelines recommend 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day for adults. With warm weather and in-season produce now is a great time to make salads part of your meal plan. Salads can be a meal starter, side dish or main entrée. See below for suggestions on how to build the perfect […]

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The Word on Herbs

If you find yourself reaching for the salt shaker because your meal is lacking flavor, it is time to spice up your life! Herbs and spices are a great way to intensify and add flavor to home-cooked meals without the additional fat, salt, or sugar. Not only do you get the benefit of utilizing less […]

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Facts About Heart Disease

According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States. One in every four deaths each year or about 655,000 Americans per year die from heart disease. Heart disease is made up of several different kinds of heart […]

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Making SMART Goals

Do you have a goal you would like to accomplish in the coming months as we make our way into 2021? Many have given up on a New Year’s resolution by March. Motivation, loss of interest or not really knowing how to achieve the goal are reasons we never quite get to where we intended. […]

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Diabetes Myths

If you’re overweight, will you always develop type 2 diabetes? Being overweight is a risk factor for developing diabetes, but other risk factors such as how much physical activity you get, family history, ethnicity, and age also play a role. Unfortunately, many people think that weight is the only risk factor for type 2 diabetes, but many people with […]

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