Healthy Tips

Revved-Up Energy Boost your morning workout with a glass of juice; Eat a breakfast full of whole grains and fruit or fruit juice; Stay hydrated, keeping a water bottle at your desk at work; Limit your caffeine intake.

Cover Your Bases Three things to make sure you have in your daily workout routine:
1. Aerobic Exercise
2. Strength Conditioning
3. Stretching for Flexibility

King Nut When it comes to nuts, the walnut is king.  It's a great source for healthy Omega-3's which protect the heart, promote cognitive function, and reduces inflammation for asthma, eczema, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Avocados provide nearly 20 essential nutrients, including fiber, potassium, Vitamin E, B-vitamins and folic acid. They also act as a "nutrient booster" for your meal by enabling the body to absorb more fat-soluble nutrients, such as alpha and beta-carotene and lutein.

Have Salmon Year-'Round Super-rich in omega-3 fatty acids, salmon can effectively reduce blood pressure and keep clotting at bay. Aim for two servings per week, which may reduce your risk of a deadly heart attack by up to one-third.

Sweet Summer Pickings Blueberries, raspberries and strawberries are all full of anti-oxidants and inflammatories, which reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer.

Walk it Off Just 30 minutes per day of walking is enough to keep your heart ticking, prevent weight gain and encourage moderate weight loss.

Just ¼ cup of almonds contain nearly 25% of your magnesium DRV, plus is rich in potassium, manganese, copper, vitamin E, selenium, and calcium. In fact, a quarter cup of almonds has almost as much calcium as a quarter cup of milk.

Go Dark Darker green vegetables contain more Vitamin C than lighter green vegetables.

Protect Your Heart Choosing a diet rich in whole grain foods may help reduce the risk of heart disease.

Good Morning! Start your day with a steaming bowl of oats, which are full of omega-3 fatty acids, folate, and potassium. This fiber-rich superfood can lower levels of LDL (or bad) cholesterol and help keep arteries clear.

One Small Step A regular walking program can help reduce blood cholesterol, lower blood pressure, increase cardiovascular endurance, boost bone strength and burn extra calories.

Eat your Veggies Eat 5 servings of fruits and veggies a day. They're healthy and packed with fiber, which means they fill you up; and when you fill up on fruits & veggies, you're less likely to eat other high-calorie junk foods.

Ants on a Log A stalk of celery only contains 10 calories plus, the human body uses more calories digesting celery, so celery is said to be a great snack, especially with peanut butter & raisins.

Proper Nutrition While it may not be true that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, it may just lessen concerns about often overlooked problems that could arise due to a lack of essential vitamins.