March 19, 2014

The New Face of The Nutrition Label

The White House and FDA (Federal Food & Drug Administration) have announced a new format for the nutrition label, also known as “nutrition facts panel” in […]
April 9, 2014

Worst Family Dinners That Contribute to Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity has become an epidemic in America. But why? Here’s the thing—eating is a learned behavior. We live in an environment with food cues all […]
April 29, 2014

Is it the Fat or Sugar Making Us Fat?

Is it the Fat or the Sugar Making Us Fat? A few weeks ago, the journal Annals of Internal Medicine published the results of an analysis […]
May 6, 2014

The Benefits of Swimming

The Benefits of Swimming Summer is just around the corner; for us Florida residents, summer is basically already here. And here there is water everywhere—you can […]
May 15, 2014

Are You A Sugar Addict?

Are You A Sugar Addict? Sugar is a type of carbohydrates also known as “simple carbohydrates”. For many centuries, this delicious ingredient was a commodity, in […]
May 23, 2014

Uses of Coconut Oil

Uses of Coconut Oil So, you may have read the blog article Iris did a couple months ago on the benefits of using oils to maintain […]
June 3, 2014

Sunscreen Vs. Sunblock

Sunscreen Vs Sunblock Summer is approaching and we all know that calls for barbecues, beach outings, and lots of fun in the sun. With that being […]
July 15, 2014

Antioxidant Foods

Antioxidant Foods Antioxidant foods are treasured for their ability to fight disease, cancer, and aging. In this article, we will examine the top ten foods with […]
August 26, 2014

Relieve Stress & Take Control of Yourself

Relieve Stress & Take Control of Yourself You may have some stress in your life… Actually, I know for a fact you do–everyone does! What really […]
September 9, 2014

Protein 101: What You Need To Know

Protein 101: What You Need To Know Most of the information we hear about protein is related to the Atkins or low carbohydrate diets. However, many […]
September 16, 2014

Tips for a Great Workout at the Gym

Tips for a Great Workout at the Gym When you hear the word “exercise,” what do you think? In fact, some people become anxious and actually […]
October 28, 2014

Is Cholesterol That Bad?

Is it Cholesterol that Bad? In previous blogs, I have presented the benefits of most of the major nutrients required for our existence. Carbohydrates, protein and […]