Health & Wellness

Boost Your Mood With These “Feel Better Foods”

Posted by on March 17, 2014 at 1:16 pm

  It’s not uncommon to turn to food when you need a pick me up.  But too often, food choices derail our plans to eat healthy   Foods can have a noticeable effect on our moods.  We know that eating healthy will help us lose weight, but there are so many other benefits.  For one, […]

Old vs New Food Labels (Cartoon)

Posted by on March 10, 2014 at 12:49 pm

A little humor to go with all the new talk about food labels!    

New World Cancer Report Comes Up Short On Prevention

Posted by on February 17, 2014 at 2:23 pm

  I was recently reading through the Sunday paper and this stat caught my attention: “Cancer cases expected to surge 57% worldwide in the next 20 years.”  For some reason these stats don’t really surprise me anymore, It’s all doom, gloom and shock in the news it seems.  The next line was “its an imminent […]

7 Simple Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

Posted by on February 10, 2014 at 1:10 pm

  The holidays are behind us and the sun & nice weather seem like a only a distant dream.  No wonder we feel like climbing back into bed.  According to Consumer Reports, up to 20 percent of adults suffer from subsyndromal SAD, a milder from of seasonal affective disorder, better known as the winter blues. […]

FDA Changes Nutrition Facts Label – What You Should Know

Posted by on February 3, 2014 at 11:10 am

  After some time where we weren’t able to write here due to some technical stuff on the site here, we’re back with a short write up on the FDA’s revisions to the nutrition labels. Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read and understand.  The Food and […]