Category Archives: Eat Healthy


Healthy for the Holidays

The holidays are a beautiful time of year filled with family, celebration, gifts and of course, food. In order to stay happy and healthy while enjoying the season, we’re sharing tips on how to keep stress levels down and maintain a smaller waistline! Many people associate Thanksgiving with unhealthy casseroles and pies, which is typically…
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Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Being overweight (20 percent over normal weight guidelines for your frame and height) can increase your risk for developing diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and other medical problems. Being obese (more than 30 percent above healthy body weight) doubles the risk for cardiovascular disease. Achieving a Healthy Weight If you’re overweight, develop a weight-reduction…
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Eating for a Healthy Heart

Did you know that a heart-healthy diet can reduce the three major risk factors for heart attack—high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, and obesity? Eating healthy foods that are low in saturated fat, total fat, and cholesterol and high in antioxidants and fiber also will reduce the risk for stroke. The DASH Diet Research has…
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