How Weight Affects Your Health

It seems like doctor’s offices focus a lot on weight these days. Every appointment, you are weighed and the number on the scale is used not only as a point of discussion, but it is inputted into equations that the doctor uses to determine your health. Your BMI, or body mass index, is one such […]

Eating With Multiple Chronic Illnesses

Often the hardest parts of living with a chronic health condition are all of the major diet and lifestyle changes that need to be made. Many people do not learn how much your diet can affect your overall health until they are diagnosed with a chronic illness. People who have been diagnosed with multiple chronic […]

Heart Healthy Lunches on the Go

Many people find lunch time to be the most difficult meal to accommodate the healthiest choices. So many people do working lunches, are busy and unprepared, and otherwise on the go. This usually leads to ordering in and fast food drive-through. This isn’t healthy for anyone, but especially not for people who are living with […]

High Blood Pressure Snacks

Snacking is an important part of any healthy diet. Snacks help keep your blood sugars stabilized, keep you full and satisfied between meals, and help keep your energy levels up. The trick is sticking to healthy snacks instead of the salty and sweet treats from vending machines. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can have a […]

Diabetic Friendly Party Foods

Birthdays, potlucks, and all sorts of get-togethers require food. And, who doesn’t love a good party? Anyone living with diabetes might find parties a bit intimidating, specifically when it comes to finding diabetic friendly  foods. You don’t want to miss out on all of the festivities, so you have to learn how to navigate the […]

Cooking Diabetic Friendly Meals for the Whole Family

Changing your eating habits for a healthier diet and lifestyle can be difficult enough without the help and support of your family. Sitting down to dinner with a plate of steamed veggies and baked chicken just isn’t as appealing when everyone else around you is eating your favorite pasta dish. For your new healthy diet […]

My Doctor Says I Need To Change My Diet

You have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease and your doctor is talking to you about changing your diet. According to your doctor, you need to start a restrictive kidney friendly diet alongside your other treatment for kidney disease. How do you know if your doctor is being over-dramatic? How much could changing your diet […]

How to Start a New Diet Plan

The hardest part about changing your diet and lifestyle is often just getting started. Some people have a lot of trouble really knowing how to get started, and also they tend to have a lot of reluctance to start. Maybe you are worried that the food will not be enjoyable, or that you might not […]

What to Do When the People around You Won’t Eat Healthy

There is no doubt about it, making major changes to your diet and lifestyle can sometimes be difficult. Despite all of the perks of eating a healthy diet, such as looking and feeling your best, you will be faced with challenges along your healthy lifestyle journey. One major challenge that many people face is continuing […]

Eating Healthy When You Have No Support

Sometimes the hardest part about changing your lifestyle for the better is dealing with the people around you. Just because they see you struggling to better yourself does not mean they automatically realize how much harder your struggle can be without their support. Feeling alone can make even the simplest changes a real challenge. So, […]