We've all heard it before- limit how much red meat you eat to decrease the risk of high cholesterol. Most red meats are high in saturated fats, and when consumed in high quantities, can result in not only high cholesterol, but also fatty liver disease, colon cancer, and heart disease. The latest study also links… Continue reading Eating Too Much Red Meat Linked to Type 2 Diabetes
BMI has long been the method used to determine the health risks associated with individual's weight. But it's not without controversy and recently, providers have been urged to consider the wide range of factors that impact an individual's weight, from gender, race/ethnic groups, age, and body composition. Using height and weight, BMI categorizes results into tiers… Continue reading Weight Stability in Women Linked to Longer Life
Most of us work hard to stay healthy and in shape. But how do we know if we’ve succeeded? Here are a few simple ways to see test your coordination, endurance, and potential longevity. As well as critical reasons why our other parts of our body, like our teeth, nails, and bathroom habits are important… Continue reading 8 Indicators of Good Health
Yesterday was Halloween. It is often the beginning of many of us, if not most, consuming even more sugar than we already do. The American Dietary Association’s (ADA) 2015 guidelines advises that we consume less than 10% of our daily calories from added sugar. Added sugars contribute zero nutrients but use up a good portion… Continue reading How to Limit Sugar During the Holiday Season
It can be difficult to find healthy snack options to share with guests for Halloween parties and gatherings. It doesn't all have to be sweet, chewy, sugary, and unhealthy! We rounded up 8 wonderful, healthy ideas that put a fun spin on old classics- perfect for Halloween festivities. Enjoy! Mummy apple crypts Apple pie is… Continue reading 8 Halloween Treats So Tasty, It’s Scary!