Come to work prepared with healthy snacks, and you’ll improve focus, increase productivity, and avoid packing on pounds. Walnuts Walnuts are high in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Snack tip: Pair a handful of walnuts with a piece of low-fat cheese, your favorite fruit,...

It is amazing how strategic many executives are in making business decisions but then use default reasoning when it comes to their personal health. Many treat their health much like a rental car: sleep, eat, and go (often skipping meals especially breakfast or eat on...

Roasted Yam and Granola Energy Boosting Snack Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato 1 cup yogurt 1/4 cup granola, seeds, nuts and/or oats 1 tsp. alternative sweetener (such as sorghum, agave, etc.) Pinch of salt Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Roast the sweet...

“Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.” Whether it is your first business, your first fitness regimen, your first relationship or your seasoned professional services, you likely were not successful immediately. It took experiences to create wisdom, failures to...

Is Sugar Addictive Like a Drug? Sugar and sweets have become the tools we wield to reward our children’s accomplishments, to demonstrate our love and our pride in them, to motivate them, to entice them. Could it be that our attraction to sugary sweets can...

Do you remember when you first started exercising? Remember how difficult a push-up was? Or how impossible you thought it was to perform a proper back squat? However, after a few weeks these moves began to feel natural, they were almost instinctual. The truth is,...

prep time: 15 MINUTES cook time: 1 HOUR 20 MINUTES total time: 1 HOUR 20 MINUTES serving size: 6 As A Side, 3 As A Main Ingredients 3 medium sweet potatoes 3/4 pound (about 2 small) boneless skinless chicken breast 1/4 cups olive oil 2...

New Year’s gets mixed reviews when it comes to health. Sure it’s a great time for new beginnings and healthful resolutions. but it’s also a time of health risks and sometimes poor choices. Here are some considerations regarding this lively time for celebration with a...

12 TIPS FOR HOLIDAY EATING It is easy to get swept up during the holiday season. The feasts and parties that mark it can tax the arteries and strain the waistline.  Fear of residual weight gain dampens the mood for many health-conscious individuals throughout the...

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium yellow onions, chopped 3 celery ribs, chopped fine 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced into thin rounds 6 garlic cloves, pressed or minced 4½ teaspoons ground cumin ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes (use ¼ teaspoon if you’re sensitive...