Category Archives: Articles of Interest

Habit That Adds Happiness & Years to Your Life

If you’ve been looking for the fountain of youth, look no further. You won’t find it in a chill pill or cosmetic surgery. All you have to do to turn back the clock is one simple thing: Change your outlook. … Continue reading

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Rethinking your breakfast game plan

Are You Ready to Take Your Breakfast to a New Level? Here’s How Breaking the mold of traditional American breakfast By: Dr. Roxanne B. Sukol, MD, MS Let’s talk about the typical American breakfast: namely toast, bagels, muffins, waffles, pancakes, “cereal,” biscuits … Continue reading

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Sleep Well: How to fall back asleep

Sleep Better: How to Fall Back Asleep When You Wake Up Too Early  “I often wake up far too early, at 4 or 5 in the morning, especially when I have a big, important day ahead. I can’t get back … Continue reading

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Protein Packed Lunch Options

Tired of seeing the usual suspects in your lunch box? Weight Watchers has lunch ideas that are simple to make and pack. What’s more: They will help keep you feel satiety through the afternoon, whether it is a soup, salad, … Continue reading

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Lentils – A Heart Healthy Food

Lentils – A Heart Healthy Food By Dawn R. West, Nutrition Student, University of Alabama     Lentils are a member of the legume family and are a low-cost source of protein. They are full of minerals and are an … Continue reading

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Healthy Living with Diabetes

Healthy Living with Diabetes By Dawn R. West, Nutrition Student, University of Alabama     According to the Center for Disease Control, Diabetes is a classified as chronic (long- term) health condition that will affect how the body converts food into … Continue reading

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Week 3: What does “healthy” mean?

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” WHO, 1948. In 1986, the WHO further clarified that health is: “A resource for everyday life, not the objective of … Continue reading

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