National S’mores Day

I just found out that Sunday, August 10 is National S’mores Day–OH JOY! For me, it immediately became a priority that I give some sort of recognition to this national treasure and not just simply let the day pass without marking the occasion. Being that EatSmart is a company that promotes the idea of healthy […]

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Have a Healthy & Romantic Valentine’s Day with these Treats

Romance buds unsuspectingly. Especially around Valentine’s Day, hopeless romantics turn folly for flourishing love, head-over-feels infatuation and warm affection. Have you been hit by cupid’s arrow? Feeling in the mood this year? Sweep your loved one off their feet with the most delicious foods and drinks always natural and healthy that spark romance and celebrate […]

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Some Good Advice for Cancer Survivors—Lose the Weight

Do we really need to read another article to understand the importance of maintaining a healthy weight and why we need to lose those extra pounds??  I thought not until I read a very interesting article highlighting research that suggests breast cancer survivors who maintain a healthy weight are significantly less likely to suffer a […]

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5 High Protein Snack Ideas for Kids

According to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, the protein needs in children change and increase as they get older.  For instance, a child 2 to 3 years old requires 13 to 50g of protein per day and a child 4 to 8 years of age requires 30 to 90g per day.  Once kids get […]

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The 5 Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies and How to Avoid Them

Nutritional deficiencies are incredibly common in the everyday population. General malaise is a common complaint across society. Almost everybody could benefit from increased energy, less stress and improved nails, skin and hair condition. Some simple changes to your diet could go a long way to improving your general health and well-being. Whether you’re a meat-eater, […]

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Nutritional Tips for Cancer Patients

Guest post by Complementary Medicine Advocate, Jillian McKee. Regardless if you have been recently diagnosed with cancer, are undergoing treatment, or are in remission, nutrition is of utmost importance. Eating may present a problem to many current or former cancer patients, including those with mesothelioma, due to changes in appetite or food preferences.  Nutrition can […]

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Fish en Papillote – No dishes!

Guest Post by Janine McHale, owner of the blog, The Empowered Plate. If you want to be fancy and impress your friends the French name is Fish en Papillote.  And seriously – no dishes, the fish and veggies steam together in a parchment packet so clean up is a cinch.  It’s versatile, you use whatever veggies […]

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Special Time Spent with Dad

To celebrate Father’s Day, we asked our fans to share special ways they’ve spent the day with Dad. Stories can be from past or present. We received many responses, the best of which we wanted to share with you. Perhaps, some of these stories will bring back fond memories from your childhood or maybe inspire you […]

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The Ban and the Big Gulp

I found the uproar that followed Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s announcement last week very interesting as he proposed a municipal ban on the sale of sodas and other sugary drinks that are larger than 16 fluid ounces in New York City restaurants, movie theaters, sports arenas, delis and street carts. Reactions to the announcement ranged […]

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Gluten Free Recipe: Grilled Tilapia with Oranges

Guest Post by Jenny Manseau, Culinary Arts/Culinary Nutrition student and author of the blog, Creative Cooking Gluten Free. Ingredients: 4 oz of Tilapia per person 1 large orange sliced about 1/8 – 1/4 inch thick Kosher salt – to taste if desired Aluminum foil (Not to eat!) Directions: Heat grill to medium heat. Place each fillet […]

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Healthy Time Spent with Mom

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we asked our fans to share their favorite “healthy living” activities they’ve done with Mom. Stories can be from past or present – but all should be examples of promoting a healthy lifestyle. We received many responses, the best of which we wanted to share with you.  Perhaps, some of these […]

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