3 Reasons to Add Dark Greens to Your Diet View More

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans make the unsurprising recommendation that Americans need to increase their fruit and vegetable intake, and dark leafy greens in particular. Far from just a cliché, dark leafy greens are true superfoods that pack a powerful nutrient punch.   Studies have shown that consuming just one additional serving of greens… Continue Reading

February is American Heart Month View More

February is when we think of matters of the heart – heart disease, that is.  It’s American Heart Month, and the American Heart Association wants to remind us that cardiovascular disease remains the single greatest cause of death for both men and women in the U.S.   “Researchers found that long-term omega-3 consumption was associated… Continue Reading

dessert, chocolate, flourless torte View More

  Ingredients: 7 large eggs, separated Cream of Tartar 5 tablespoons breadcrumbs 2 cups walnuts 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder Pinch salt 1 stick unsalted butter, softened at room temperature 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Fresh berries (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries), optional Powdered sugar, optional   Icing 6 tablespoons butter 6… Continue Reading

Reducing Your Risk for Breast Cancer View More

You may be surprised to learn that nearly one-third of cancer deaths are attributed to diet and lifestyle. Clearly, how you live your life will have an impact on your health.   In regards to breast cancer, many of the dietary and lifestyle changes that provide a protective benefit are associated with reducing lifetime exposure… Continue Reading