Exercise after 50: What to Consider

In last month’s sports medicine bulletin from the American College of sports medicine, there was some interesting information about how our body responds to exercise after the age of 50.  The following are a few of the key points: Strength training should be a part of a workout program because if people strength train, they […]

Great Fall Recipe for Apple-Butternut Squash Soup

I love seasonal recipes, and one of my fall favorites is butternut squash soup.  Last year, I was introduced to Martha Stewart’s version with her “Apple-Butternut Squash Soup”.  Since I loved the recipe so much, I made it again this year and it was just as tasty as I remembered.  So, I wanted to share […]

Coconut: Is it the New Super Food or is it Hype?

Over the past year, I have seen a significant increase in the consumption of coconut products American’s are eating such as coconut oil, coconut milk, coconut butters, etc.  This is probably no surprise since it’s touted to promote weight loss, help with skin/hair, and improve diabetes, cholesterol and Alzheimer’s Disease.  Even Dr. Oz recommends it, […]

Quick and Easy Recipe Ideas

In our fast-paced society, we don’t seem to have enough time for many of the things we want to do…and cooking is often one of these things.  Instead, we often grab something on the go or order take out.  However, when eating out, you don’t have as much control over the ingredients that are used, […]