Author Archives: Emily DelConte

Probiotics, found in yogurt, are healthy bacteria that strengthen the digestive tract to allow it to function more efficiently.

Find quick relief for digestive disorders

Find quick relief for digestive disorders

In the United States, 60 to 70 million people are affected by digestive disorders, including heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulosis and many more. These conditions can range from mild to severe symptoms such as gas, bloating, cramps, diarrhea and/or constipation. Quick relief can be found in places aside from the medicine cabinet. Here are a

The kale in this white bean soup is loaded with calcium.

Are you getting enough calcium?

Calcium is an essential mineral for good health. It helps to build strong bones and teeth and facilitates efficient communication between cells. It’s important for everyone to get enough in their everyday diet, but it’s especially vital for children, teens, older adults, vegans and those with lactose intolerance. The recommended daily intake for children ages

Skinny Macaroni and Cheese is so named because it uses low-fat milk and cheese.

Getting creative with comfort foods

With the weather getting colder and the winter months soon approaching, many of us will gravitate toward cozy blankets and delicious comfort food. Comfort foods are commonly characterized as rich, creamy, hearty and typically loaded with excess calories, sodium and saturated fat. Making simple alterations to some of your favorite cold-weather recipes can transform them

Smoothie

How to make a super-healthy smoothie

Smoothies are a quick and delicious way to whip up a nutritious meal, whether on the go or at home. Test your creativity by experimenting with different ingredients, from fresh fruits and vegetables to exotic herbs and spices. Try some of these tips below. • Use a low-fat Greek yogurt as the creamy base for

Chicken and Sage

Hip hip hooray for Food Day!

Oct. 24 marks the annual Food Day celebration! Food Day is a movement for healthy, sustainable and affordable food across the United States. Much of the Standard American Diet (aka SAD) is based around cheap, overly sweet, overly salty, processed products which are often debatable to be called food. This is why one of the

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

How to make a super-healthy smoothie

Smoothies are a quick and delicious way to whip up a nutritious meal, whether on the go or at home. Test your creativity by experimenting with different ingredients, from fresh fruits and vegetables to exotic herbs and spices. Try some of these tips below. • Use a low-fat Greek yogurt as the creamy base for

Quinoa Black Bean Burger

Learning to love leftovers

Have you ever prepared a large meal and were unsure what to do with the leftovers? Most people encounter this around the holidays when cooking for many people. The following are ideas to spice up your leftovers to create a new delicious meal. • Poultry — Slice your leftover chicken or turkey meat to make a

Cucumber Citrus Water

The many wonders of water

Hydration is a key part to staying healthy and maintaining normal body function, especially since our bodies are over 70 percent water. Drinking eight, 8-ounce glasses of water daily is what’s recommended by health experts, but many people are lucky to consume half that amount. Not reaching this daily goal can potentially leave you with

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