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Grilled asparagus

Written by Health Coach on 7/29/2015 6:00:00 AM

Grilled asparagusThis recipe for grilled asparagus makes the perfect side dish at your summer cookout.

Ingredients
1 lemon, zested and juiced
Kosher salt
2 pounds asparagus continue reading ...

Tags: asparagus | Posted in: Nutrition

Food highlight: Sweet potatoes

Written by Health Coach on 7/23/2015 11:00:00 AM

Cutting high-carb products like potatoes from a diet can be very challenging. Fortunately, there’s one potato that delivers excellent amounts of nutrition and makes every calorie count: sweet potatoes.

The average-sized sweet potato contains 40 percent of your daily recommended vitamin C intake, as well as more than 400 percent of your needed vitamin A. You’d have to eat 23 cups of broccoli to get the same amount of vitamin A! continue reading ...

Tags: sweet potatoes , vitamin A | Posted in: Nutrition

Headache management

Written by Health Coach on 7/14/2015 6:00:00 AM

Woman with headacheHeadaches account for millions of lost workdays every year. Most of these cases are “tension headaches”, which research shows are caused by changes in brain chemicals. Migraines, or more severe headache forms, are triggered by many different factors. They’re typically characterized by nausea or extreme sensitivity to light.

You can manage your headaches with a these tips: continue reading ...

Tags: headaches | Posted in: Wellness Tips

Easy ways to save 100 calories

Written by Kelly DeWitt on 7/9/2015 8:00:00 AM

Simple food swaps can help you cut some serious calories. Try a few of these swaps and put yourself on track to becoming a healthier eater.

Save 104 calories: Replace 3 oz. of honey-mustard for 3 tsp. Dijon mustard
Save 114 calories: Instead of 1/2 cup of granola, use one cup of oatmeal continue reading ...

Tags: calories , oatmeal , popcorn | Posted in: Nutrition

Do's and don'ts for healthy cooking

Written by Health Coach on 7/7/2015 6:00:00 AM

Healthy cooking can be easy

Don’t: Limit vegetables to side dishes. 
Do: Add vegetables and colorful fruits whenever you can.

Don’t: Overcook fish. 
Do: Remember that fish cooks quickly. It is filled with protein and low in saturated fat. Bake eight minutes for each inch of thickness in a 400 degree oven.

Don’t: Pour cooking oil directly from the bottle into a pan. continue reading ...

Tags: healthy cooking | Posted in: Nutrition

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