Healthy Foods for Cinco de Mayo!


By Kristen M. Leccese


May 5th is Cinco de Mayo, which often means overindulging when it comes to both eating and drinking. Limiting your alcohol consumption is a no-brainer, but here are some tips for your party menu that will help you stick to your bikini diet today.

Diet-Friendly Fish Tacos. Overall, […]

Running From Allergies


By: Danielle Menke

All throughout winter and fall you have been waiting for the moment to put on your shorts and get outside to exercise. The sun is shining, the wind is running through your hair and all of a sudden you get that familiar tingle in your nose – your allergies have started again. […]

Seasonal Allergies? Consider Yourself Lucky!


By Kristen M. Leccese

Most of us have suffered from allergy symptoms at some time in our lives. For most people, this means a stuffy nose, sneezing, and watery eyes. But for others, it means hospital visits, EpiPens, and an ongoing mystery that doesn’t seem to have an answer.

These more serious allergies surface without […]

What You Should Know About Battling Infertility


By: Danielle Menke

Infertility is a topic that seems to only be whispered about. Whether it’s embarrassment due to one half of the couple not being “normal” or even both, it is an issue many couples struggle with today. Understanding infertility can be complicated but, as many other things, educating yourself about the topic could […]

Dining Out and Dieting


By: Danielle Menke

Love going out to eat but hate having to put your diet on hold to enjoy it? Now you don’t have to. Here are eight ways to stick to your diet and still have a great time dining out:

Plan Ahead

Most restaurants have joined the 21st century and have their […]

Decoding “Healthy” Food Labels


By: Danielle Menke

You have finally decided to step into the wild side and start purchasing healthy foods. You get to the “healthy” aisle of your favorite super market and think, “Now what?” Food labels that say they are all natural, organic and all around good for you, might not be and taking that step […]

One Hour Too Long: TV and Obesity


By Kristen M. Leccese

The health issues that arise from too many hours spent watching TV are widespread – and according to a new study, too much TV is worse for your child’s body and brain than you might have thought.

Researchers from the University of Virginia examined data from more than 11,000 children. They […]

What You Should Know About The Recent Food Recalls


By: Danielle Menke

This year, the number of companies who have recalled their most well-known products has skyrocketed. From apples to frozen foods, the number of items lining the shelves in your favorite super market seem to be steadily decreasing. This is because of a very serious bacteria named Listeria. Here is what you need […]

Stressed Out? Snack on These Superfoods!


By: Danielle Menke

Chips and dip may be your go-to snack when you’re on a tight deadline with that report at work or your English essay – who really has time to choose healthy snacks when all you can do is bite your nails and pray for your task to be over with? However, when […]

Improving Access to Healthy Food on Earth Day


By Kristen M. Leccese

Happy Earth Day! First celebrated 45 years ago, Earth Day raises awareness about global and environmental concerns. The very first Earth Day celebration included 20 million people – today, more than 1 billion people across 192 countries are expected to participate in Earth Day activities and events.

Our efforts towards a […]