Dark Chocolate — Your Bitter Body Buddy

by GeeLWon February 12, 2015
  As you probably know (and in case you didn’t), dark chocolate has been linked to all sorts of health benefits, and when used in small, sensible amounts, it can be a fantastic addition to your diet. Poke around the Internet and you’ll see study after study that show the flavonoids, flavanols, minerals and antioxidants […]
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Reasons to Love Almond Milk

by Stefani Pappason April 21, 2014
Almond milk has been used as an alternative to cow’s milk for years. Almonds are very nutritious, being packed with protein, Vitamin E, fiber and essential minerals. Almond milk is a rich and creamy milk alternative that contains no dairy, and is made by mixing finely ground almonds with water. While it may not contain […]


Benefits of Eating in Season

by Stefani Pappason March 23, 2014
With spring finally here, it’s the perfect time to find food in season that have the most flavor, the highest nutritional value, and are the most affordable. Changing of the seasons provides a variety of amazing foods that are in their optimal nutrition zone. Beautiful spring weather is a reminder that it is important to […]
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Fruit: to Drink or to Eat?

by Stefani Pappason February 9, 2014
You’re drinking a whole glass of orange juice with breakfast every morning and think that you are starting your day on a healthy note. Well, think again. Although fruit juice can be very convenient, a real piece of fruit is the healthier option. The juicing process destroys several of the beneficial compounds found in fruit, […]

New Year Recipe Makeover: Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

by Stefani Pappason January 12, 2014
I was in search of a healthy treat to stick with my resolution goals of making 2014 my fittest year yet! I threw together these delicious muffins that are only 100 calories each. They are just sweet enough to eat as a satisfying dessert, but you can even have them as an on-the-go snack or […]