By Adonica Nichols, LPN
Willpower, by definition, is “energetic determination.” It is determination to complete the task at hand or the long-term goal you so desperately strive for. I have often heard the phrase “I wish I had the willpower but I just don’t” about many health-related goals. To me,…
By Eileen Boté
I love farmers markets. I love the stalls arranged with each farmers’ diverse bounty, the variety of brightly pigmented produce, the scent of freshly picked herbs and floral bouquets. I love the chance to observe the change in seasons through the variety of foods offered. This Saturday morning…
By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
Thanksgiving is almost here, can you believe it? With it comes the coziness of fall, delicious seasonal foods, and the opportunity to enjoy more time with friends and family. It’s also the perfect time to focus on gratitude, to realize how many good things and people we have in…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
The holidays are fast approaching, and with it comes flu season. No one wants to ruin their holiday by catching a cold or the flu! One of the best ways to keep these infections away is to use food to strengthen your immune system. These five foods can be…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Did you know stress can negatively impact your immune system? Think about it. It’s those times that you’re running yourself ragged, taking on too many obligations, caring for everyone except yourself, that you get sick. That’s because your immune system is tuned in to every other part of your body,…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Juice is a staple in many diets, and juicing only continues to gain in popularity. Common health claims for drinking juice include cleansing/detoxifying, weight loss, boosting energy, and building a stronger immune system, among many others. While these claims may sound great, it is important to be informed…