Just Say No to too much Sugar

Just Say No to too much Sugar

Have a sweet tooth?  Enjoying a dessert or sweet treat every now and then is a normal thing to do in this life!  Life is too short not to. However, too much sweet stuff in your diet cause too much sticky stuff in your blood. High blood sugar and high insulin...
Smart shopping

Smart shopping

I can completely understand how people sometimes hesitate to buy healthy foods because they are more costly. It’s not always cheap to be healthy. However, in the long run, you will be saving money that would otherwise be spent at the doctor’s office....
Tips for Eating like Centenarians

Tips for Eating like Centenarians

Here are some recommended cooking tips to stay healthier, live longer and feel better: Use fewer ingredients. Add cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower. Use more beans and less meat (beans, nuts and grains are a healthier source of protein...
Healthy fats

Healthy fats

A healthy diet consists of consuming the Right fats (not strictly low fats). Healthy fats are essential for our well-being. Good fats include monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which come mainly from plants and fish. Examples include: Nuts Fish Olive oil...
“Young” Oils vs. “Old” Oils

“Young” Oils vs. “Old” Oils

Heart-Healthy Oils (“Young” Oils) – made from olives and rich in monounsaturated fatty acids Fish Oils Flax Oils Olive Oils Nut Oils Heart-Harmful Oils (“Old” Oils) – processed, commercial vegetable oils – AVOID!...
How to keep your heart healthy

How to keep your heart healthy

  In honor of February being American Heart month, I wanted to share some important ways you can take care of your heart: Eat a right-fat diet. Eat more plants. Eat more potassium and less sodium. Graze (smaller meals more frequently). Move – “USE IT...