Nutrition

Calcium Rich Foods

Calcium is necessary for strong bones and teeth and is good for your heart and nervous system! Most adults should be getting about 1000 mg of calcium a day. Getting enough calcium in your daily diet doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are foods with good amounts of calcium: Dairy – Milk, cheese, and yogurt […]

Immune Boosting Foods

Your immune system is a complex structure that includes cells specifically designed to ward off infections and other dangers. A healthy immune system requires adequate sleep, regular exercise, and a good diet. Here are some foods that can help boost your immune system to keep you healthier and feeling great! Choose foods that are high […]

Metabolic Syndrome

Just over twenty years ago, researchers and medical professionals identified and named a group of risk factors that greatly increase the risk of heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, and diabetes. The ability to more accurately identify these risks helps doctors more effectively guide and monitor their patients. This group of risk factors is called […]

Metabolism Makeover

What is metabolism? “Metabolism” refers to how well and how efficiently our body functions to help us digest food and convert that food into usable energy. Metabolism also helps our body circulate blood, grow new cells, supports brain and nerve activity, contracts muscles, and helps our body to fight against disease. The rate at which […]

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