Blogs: March, 2013

Published: March 29, 2013
Too busy to check out our daily headlines? Don't worry, we've got you covered with our top five picks. Fun-Sized Treats! The Easter bunny may be dropping off baskets of plastic eggs filled with chocolates, jelly beans, and little...
Published: March 29, 2013
This little seed has a very big following—and for good reason. It contains a hefty dose of fiber, heart-healthy omega-3s, and plant compounds called lignans, which may have anti-cancer properties. To buy it, look for flaxseed meal, which...
Published: March 28, 2013
Grin Reaper You smile because you're happy, but did you know that smiling can help you feel happier, too? The act of smiling releases a surge of mood-boosting, feel-good endorphins. Try it now, and see if it perks you up! (Huffington Post...
Published: March 28, 2013
Inspired by the breezy Mediterranean, this dip is a cool fix for between-meal or on-the-go hunger. It’s packed with wholesome goodies like protein, fiber, and omega-3 fats, and comes with a zesty flavor that won’t bore your taste buds....
Published: March 27, 2013
Small but Mighty If you thought eating seeds was just for birds, think again: These little morsels are rich in calcium, fiber, protein, and omega-3 fats. Check out this handy list to learn how you can sneak chia seeds, sesame seeds, and...
Published: March 26, 2013
Green Machine There's a reason why you were constantly told to eat your greens when you were a child. From kiwi to kale, green foods are packed with necessary nutrients and everything that's good for you, including cancer-fighting...
Published: March 25, 2013
Over the last few years, I’ve made a conscious decision to pare down the processed foods in our house. While I now make a lot of things I used to buy—like waffles and barbecue sauce—I still rely on some packaged foods. I try to be as...
Published: March 25, 2013
Noise Complaint Hearing loss: It’s not just a problem for older adults. Recent research reveals that the leading cause of hearing damage is no longer age, but noise. Tens of millions of Americans, including 12 to 15% of school-age children...
Published: March 25, 2013
Burst Bubble It turns out that chewing gum to trick yourself into eating less may not work. In fact, chewing minty gum may actually increase your desire to snack on chips, cookies, and candies because the mint flavor makes fruit and...
Published: March 22, 2013
Too busy to check out our daily headlines? Don't worry, we've got you covered with our top five picks. Stretch It Out Like your hips, your hamstrings are regularly used and abused throughout the day, whether you're walking, running, or...