| Summer Shape Up, Week 8: Party Smart!
With Memorial Day fast approaching, there is bound to be temptation at every turn as barbecues, beach outings and graduation parties abound. Here is some encouragement to help you get through the holiday weekend with your fitness goals intact!
Saturday Morning Special-Flaxseed Pancakes
Posted by Stephanie on 5/25/2011
After a week of hurried scrambled eggs and omelets, treat your family to something different this Memorial Day weekend! Introduce them to high protein, gluten-free flax seed pancakes that are sure to satisfy anyone's appetite!
What do sunshine and strong bones have in common? Vitamin D3!
While the usefulness and safety of large amounts of calcium in a healthy bone supplement regimen remains debated, the importance of substantial amounts of vitamin D3 is inarguable. Studies show that patients with lower vitamin D blood levels are at an increased risk for hip and spine fractures.
Summer Shape Up, Week 7: Learning How to Eat
Alright, so it sounds crazy, right? We’re all adults; surely, we know how to eat! While that may be true, our busy lives aren’t always conducive to eating what or how we should, so a little reminder never hurts.
Look and Feel Your Best with Green Tea
Posted by Physician's Prefernce on 5/18/2011
In the past few weeks we have posted about lowering stress, enhancing beauty and slimming down. Did you know that there is a household tea, probably in your pantry right now, that actually helps with all of these things? The health benefits of green tea are simply amazing. Green tea has been consumed for thousands of years, and is a common drink for many “health nuts”.
Strawberry and Yogurt Smoothie
Packed with protein, vitamins, healthy fats and probiotics, this strawberry smoothie is the perfect balanced treat for a sunny day!
Virgin Coconut Oil-not just for the kitchen anymore!
Posted by Physician's Preference on 5/10/2011
If you haven’t heard all of the bountifulinformation about Virgin Coconut Oil by now, it’s about time you caught up! Not only can coconut oil be beneficial in the kitchen by aiding in weight loss, possibly lowering cholesterol levels, boosting energy levels and increasing your metabolism, but did you know it can also do plenty of other amazing things for our bodies, like rejuvenate your hair and skin and even prevent wrinkles?
Posted by Physician's Preference on 5/3/2011
Mom is thoughtful, caring, selfless, and just plain wonderful, right? Moms are always thinking of others, doing things for others, and putting themselves last. Does Mom ever get to come first? Absolutely she does!