Enjoy the Goodness of Grapes for Healthy Snacks and Meals Establishing a regular pattern of healthy snacks and meals made from fresh, whole foods is essential to promoting good health. Fresh grapes always make a great snack because they are tasty, healthy and portable. Yet grapes can also be used as an ingredient to make […]

6 Reasons Why You Need To Eat More Bananas Bananas are a tasty snack that many people eat regularly without much thought, but there’s more to the iconic yellow fruit than just its convenience and color. Bananas are a superfood loaded with nutrients and have been enjoyed worldwide for hundreds of years. In fact, there […]

Tips on Eating Food that Help You Feel Decades What if you were 60 but felt more like you were 30? Consider taking charge of your nutrition by adding in foods that help you feel decades younger. “What you eat and drink can have a tremendous impact on how you look and feel,” says Dawn […]

4 TIPS ON ANCIENT INGREDIENTS TO BOOST YOUR WINTER HEALTH Whether it’s a hot drink of honey, lemon and brandy, or a steaming bowl of chicken soup, many families have age-old home remedies, passed down through the generations, that they still use today when winter kicks into high gear. Grandma knew a thing or two […]

Sponsored by BPT The top 5 supplements everyone should be taking in the new year Are supplements part of your daily routine? If they are, you’re not alone. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than half of all Americans take one or more supplements in their quest for better health. That’s because even […]

Creative Seafood Solutions When it comes to cooking up creative meals for the family, finding inspiration for new flavors while maintaining nutrition is typically a primary goal. One solution is incorporating more seafood into weekly meal planning, which offers nutritional benefits like protein, vitamins and minerals such as vitamin D, iron and selenium. In celebration […]

  Sponsored by BPT Deck the halls with cherry preserves! Give your holidays a healthy twist Bring the gift of nutrition to holiday gatherings by incorporating sweet cherries into your favorite menu. It may not seem the season for cherries, but this is the time to raid the summer stash that has been frozen, dried […]

  By Julie S. Holly Bringing Your Life Into Balance: Back to School Edition I always mourn the re-opening of schools in the DMV and I’m not even a parent. What I find maddening is that every one comes back into town from the beach or some far flung locale and we get back to […]

  (BPT) – As marathon season approaches, many people are focused on training. Building up endurance is key, but you can’t do that without the fuel your body needs. Wholesome energy-boosting snacks are essential for keeping up the pace, whether you’re focused on a 5K or full marathon. There are a variety of runs across […]

3 Tips for Summer Post-Workout Recovery Make smart fitness choices with post-workout recovery and hydration (FF) During warm-weather months, fitness enthusiasts often take their exercise routines to the great outdoors. The spike in summer temperatures can make those tough workouts even more challenging. Even after your workout is complete, your body does not stop – […]