Archive for March, 2018

Spring Clean Your Health

Posted on: March 28, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Give yourself a fresh start! While you’re decluttering closets and sprucing up your home, don’t forget to spring clean your health. Now is the perfect time to rethink your habits and consider making changes to improve your overall health. Try these fresh ideas: Meditate to increase calmness and physical relaxation. Get outside and soak up the “sunshine” vitamin! Refresh… Read More »

Emotional Eating

Posted on: March 20, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Emotional eating is using food to make yourself feel better. Several factors contribute to over indulging in food when you are depressed, lonely, stressed, or sad. Emotional eating can make you feel worse and lead to unhealthy eating habits. But you can gain control of emotional eating by acknowledging and being conscious of your actions.… Read More »

Cook Smarter, Save Money!

Posted on: March 15, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

You and your family can cook healthy meals, even on a tight budget. Here are some tips that can help! Before You Shop – Plan Ahead Step 1: Think about what foods you already have in the house. Step 2: Make a list of meals that you can you make with those items. Step 3:… Read More »

Lighten Up Your Potatoes!

Posted on: March 15, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Wondering how to enjoy delicious potatoes without overdoing you calorie and fat intake? Try this recipe makeover of the classic potato salad that is normally full of mayonnaise and fat-laden. Ingredients 2 pounds russet potatoes peeled and cut into 3/4 inch cubes 1 tablespoon salt for cooking potatoes 1/2 cup Greek yogurt plain, non-fat 2 tablespoons mayonnaise light 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 3/4… Read More »

Eggplant Pizza

Posted on: March 6, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

This dish can be cut into small pieces to serve as an appetizer, or it can be a delicious light entrée. The eggplant, artichokes and tomatoes are loaded with cancer-fighting nutrients, and count toward your 5 daily servings of fruit and vegetables. Ingredients 1/2 package frozen bread dough, thawed 1/4 teaspoon olive oil 1 medium… Read More »

Workout Nutrition

Posted on: March 6, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

It’s common knowledge that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. According to a Harvard Medical School study, the blood sugar we need to energize our muscles and brains is normally low when we wake up. Breakfast gives us a boost! Eating breakfast regularly has been linked to a lower risk of obesity, diabetes,… Read More »