Holiday Eating Tips

The holidays are typically a time of celebrations, giving, friends, family, and FOOD.  We are often so overstimulated by the amount of food around us we practically gain 15 pounds by just seeing all of these extra delicacies.  No matter your health goals (losing or maintaining weight, controlling blood pressure or blood sugar, food allergies, … Read more

Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Check out this information provided by Littleton Regional Healthcare’s Certified Diabetes Educator, Lucy Gordon, RN-BC, BSN, CDE: If you are one of the 30.3 million Americans with Diabetes or have been told you have Pre-Diabetes think about talking to a Certified Diabetes Educator.  Watch this video for more information.   … Read more

Cancer Prevention

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Everyday choices can have a big impact on our health, even in preventing cancer.  Lifestyle changes you start now can really make a difference over time.  Things like healthy eating, increasing physical activity, and maintaining a healthy weight all play a part in cancer prevention.   Photo Credit Follow these recommendations for cancer … Read more

Get to know your Roots (Vegetables)

It’s that time of year…root vegetables will be in season soon.  These vegetables are perfect to add to your upcoming meal plans since they are affordable, packed with nutrition, versatile, have a long shelf life, and can add volume to any meal.  Use root vegetables as a side, an entrée, or as a way to stretch a soup, stew or … Read more

Trend Spotlight: Spiralized Veggies (with Recipes)

Turning vegetables into spiralized noodles, also called zoodles, is a new exciting trend. Mostly, it has been used as a great replacement for pasta for those individuals on low carbohydrate meal patterns. It has gotten to be so popular that there are special cookbooks and websites focusing just on recipes including spiralized veggies.  I think it is just … Read more