Healthier Hot Cacao Recipe

Healthier Hot Cacao Recipe

Healthier Hot Cacao Recipe There’s something about curling up under a cozy blanket on a cold winter day with a good cup of hot cocoa. Unfortunately, prepackaged hot cocoa mixes are full of health destroying ingredients like corn syrup, granulated sugar, hydrogenated...
Avoiding Weight Gain During the Holidays

Avoiding Weight Gain During the Holidays

Avoiding Weight Gain During the Holidays Gaining weight over the holiday season is a common concern for many adults. With all of the holiday parties and treats, increased alcohol consumption, and decreased physical activity it can be easy to gain unwanted weight...
How Much Protein Do You Need?

How Much Protein Do You Need?

How Much Protein Do You Need? Protein is one of the three macronutrients (carbohydrate and fat are the other two) necessary for optimal health. Macronutrients are needed in large amounts and provide calories and specific biological building blocks. Protein plays many...
What is the Best Diet?

What is the Best Diet?

What is the Best Diet?  Our diet, or the food and drink we consume, is the most powerful determinant of our overall health and wellness. It can be our best ally, or our worst enemy. Unfortunately it can be difficult to know how to build a healthy diet with all the...
The Meaning Behind Different Labels on Egg

The Meaning Behind Different Labels on Egg

The Meaning Behind the Different Labels on Eggs I frequently get asked what type of eggs are the healthiest. If you purchase your eggs from the local grocery store I’m sure you’ve been overwhelmed by the options available: regular, natural, vegetarian fed, certified...