Tag Archive: Healthy Eating

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Not all types of fat are bad for your heart. In fact, eating healthy fats may help reduce your risk of heart disease. Nuts, avocados, salmon, and olive oil contain heart-healthy fats. Besides… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

    It’s best not to work out right after eating. But how long should you wait before you get active? Try to wait about 30 minutes after you eat a snack. Wait… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Don’t let fruits and veggies be an afterthought. Make them the centerpiece of your healthy eating plan. One tip that may help you do that is to start each shopping trip in the… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Think about chilled, sliced cucumbers mixed with diced red onion, tomatoes, and cilantro. Sounds like a cool, refreshing treat on a hot summer’s day, right? Or how about cold melon balls mixed with… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

The Mediterranean Diet is based on the traditional foods of the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. People in that part of the world tend to have lower rates of heart disease and other… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

It’s good to keep your tires properly inflated. It can improve your gas mileage. And it can reduce your risk of a blowout and other problems that can be caused by tires with… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

The 4th of July is just around the corner. As you plan ahead, think about ways you can cut out some of the calories, fat, salt, and added sugar from your holiday fare.… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Foods high in calories, but low in nutrients, are not very healthy. French fries, candy, and cookies are a few foods that come to mind. They are OK as a treat once in… Continue reading

Walking After Meals Can Help Control Blood Sugar

It’s tempting to put your feet up and relax after you’re done eating. But that may actually be the perfect time to squeeze in a little fitness. Research has shown that a short,… Continue reading

WEIGHT CHALLENGE

Most veggies are packed with fiber and water but are low in calories. That makes them ideal when you’re managing your weight. They can help you feel full without a lot of calories.… Continue reading

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