Category Archives: Healthy Living

Fun In The Sun: Staying Hydrated This Summer

It's summer time! For many of us this means more outdoor activities and get-togethers with friends and family.  Along with this comes eating, drinking, heat, and the dreaded sweat. Most of us place a lot of emphasis on food and fun, but don’t let hydration take a backseat in your planning. In someone of a healthy…
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Heart Rate-Based Interval Training

Heart Rate-Based Interval Training How would you like to burn more calories, in less time, burn more calories for hours after your workout and increase your metabolism long term? Heart rate-based interval training may be for you. This is high-intensity exercise. Check with your medical provider before attempting. It’s also quite advanced. Some level of…
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Asian Cucumber and Carrot Salad

Ever wonder how you could positively impact the food supply chain? This year’s National Nutrition Month ® theme is Going Further with Food, in simpler terms, this means- learning to reduce food waste and plastic, make healthy eating easy, and saving money! One of the ways you can do this is by meal planning which…
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Screen Time & Children

Katherine Guthrie, DO, Pediatrician at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Children’s environment can influence their development.  Knowing these positive and negative influences can help parents make the best decisions for their children. The debate of how much time a child should spend in front of a screen, such as an iPad or television, is very controversial. It’s…
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Overnight Oats

When you’re trying to get out the door in the morning but still want a healthy breakfast, there is nothing faster than overnight oats. Don’t be intimidated by the color of these overnight turmeric oats.  They get their yellow color from the added spice, turmeric, which has superfood benefits such as decreasing inflammation and promoting…
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Mushroom & Egg Bake

Today’s recipe, the portobello mushroom and egg bake, is great for anyone that wants a hearty but healthy high protein breakfast.  Have you ever thought to increase your vegetable intake by adding them to your breakfast?  This recipe incorporates a variety of superfood vegetables such as kale, mushrooms and red pepper for a savory breakfast.…
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Cocoa Pancakes

There is no better way to celebrate today than by serving the one you love a superfood breakfast, especially one that includes chocolate. These wonderful cakes include superfoods that have antioxidant boosting properties. The first ingredient is whole grain oats. Oats contain soluble fiber which is important for bowel health and can actually help to…
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Banana Matcha “Nice” Cream

Today's superfood breakfast, banana matcha “nice” cream with granola, features three superfoods; matcha powder, pumpkin seeds and flaxseeds. Traditional ice cream is typically high in fat, sugar and calories.  This breakfast is a wonderfully creamy take on ice cream and can be prepared in less than 5 minutes.  There is no added sugar in this…
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Breakfast Grain & Sautéed Banana Bowl

A superfood is simply a food that contains a bust of nutrients that provide health benefits such as lowering blood pressure, decreasing cancer risk, diabetes management, or weight management. They are also a great addition to a healthy diet.  Examples of common superfoods are fiber, salmon, and blueberries. Some of the superfoods we will highlight…
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Flu Prevention: Unexpected Germ Hiding Places

Now that the holidays are over, the capital city is buzzing: students are back in town, employees are back at work and legislators are filing into town for session. Unfortunately, all the hustle-and-bustle can lead to more opportunities for sicknesses to spread.   Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports this years flu season…
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