Nutrition & Recipes

March is National Nutrition Month

by Amanda White on March 01, 2018

Many people say when you eat well, you feel well. While your body is a machine that must be replenished with nutrients regularly, it can often be challenging to eat the healthiest foods when you're in a hurry, or on-the-go. In the long run, this can be detrimental to your mental and emotional health. The following will explain what you can do to have a healthier mind now and in the future.

Healthy Holiday Meals

by Hilary Young on November 09, 2017

The holidays can be such a joyful, but also stressful, time of year. Between stress snacking, holiday parties and heavy drinking, this time of year can also take a toll on your waistline and your health. Especially for those who have chronic health conditions, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, gout and kidney disease.

Superfoods For Eye Health

by Hilary Young on April 13, 2017

Our eyes are our windows to the world; they allow us to watch movies, sunsets, and the faces of our loved ones. They also play a vital role in helping us navigate the world--our eyes can prevent us from getting into car accidents and injuries from falls. And since April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month, we are educating ourselves about the best foods for eye health.

Foods That Boost Kidney Function

by Hilary Young on March 24, 2017

World Kidney Day fell on March 9th this past month, which is a “global awareness campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys.” Our kidneys are organs rarely thought about until we experience some sort of kidney distress or dysfunction. From experiencing kidney stones, which, on average, affect older men moreso than women, to acute kidney failure that requires dialysis, there are life-threatening dangers involved with your kidneys not functioning properly.

5 Green Foods to Add to Your Diet for Safe, Healthy Aging

by Meghan Orner on March 17, 2017

It’s not uncommon for us to frequently see the color green during the month of March. The approaching of springtime brings back flowers and luscious grass after the dry, dreary days of winter, and, of course, there’s the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day when green treats and leprechauns run amuck.

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