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Fourth of July Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Fourth of July Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

With the 4th of July right around the corner, perhaps you have been invited to a cookout with family and friends. You may have even been asked to bring a dessert. If you’ve been on-track with healthy eating and living so far this summer, you don’t necessarily have to throw all of your hard work out the window. With these healthy, oatmeal raisin cookies, you can enjoy a sweet treat without having to feel guilty. Plus, they taste so great others may not even realize that they are actually good-for-you!

Superfoods for a Sizzling Summer

Superfoods for a Sizzling Summer

These nutrient-dense powerhouses are full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that will help keep you strong and energized no matter where your summer takes you. Whether it’s to the beach or exploring a new city, you’ll be feeling your best and enjoying all that summer has to offer

The Benefits of Bariatric Surgery for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

If you are overweight and suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), bariatric surgery may be able to help according to a research study conducted by the Rheumatology Research Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. Research shows weight loss following bariatric weight loss surgery has been associated with improved RA disease control, a decrease in the need for medication and lower markers of inflammation.

Summer Fitness: Stay In Shape and Enjoy Your Summer

Summer Fitness: Stay In Shape and Enjoy Your Summer

Summertime can be more relaxed and less structured than the rest of the year. With vacations, cookouts and plenty of ice cream everywhere you look, it can be much easier to lounge poolside and enjoy the sweet and unhealthy treats that summer has to offer.

June’s 30 Day Squat Challenge

It’s almost June! If you feel like you are not ready for bikini season, then join us on our Squat Challenge. Beginning on June 1st, you will have a set number of squats you must do. The number of squats increases as the month progresses.

5 Strategies to Help Satisfy Your Hunger and Help You Lose Weight

For many individuals on a mission to lose weight, hunger pangs can quickly get in the way of shedding those unwanted pounds. As you cut back on calories, your body starts trying out for food. This can wreak havoc on any weight loss plan. Hunger is a big part of why we eat. In early times, hunger was an important survival method. In today’s world, hunger can easily mean forgetting about one’s goals to eat healthily and succumbing to the fast food and junk food industry that is all around us. While it may not always be possible to control the unhealthy foods that surround you, you can work on appetite-control strategies to help you lose weight.

    Top 4 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

    Each year, the health and fitness industry seems to produce a new diet that is hailed as revolutionary and guaranteed. From the Master Cleanse Diet to the Atkins Diet, people are willing to try just about anything to rid their body of unwanted fat. The reason that fad diets are labeled as a “fad” is because they come and go, just the fashion, literary, and music trends.

    Bariatric Surgery Improves Taste Buds

    From your co-workers to your children, getting the common cold seems unavoidable each year. There is no reason to believe that you have to put up with the coughing and running nose. When you give your immune system a boost, you help your body fight off any looming illness. Let’s take a look at the best ways to give yourself a leg up on the common cold.

    Health Savvy Tips for Dining Out

    Eating out can be convenient, but it can also thwart your diet attempts.  Read the following tips to help you filter restaurant menus and stick to your health goals.

    Does the 7 Minute Diet Promote Long Term Weight Loss?

    All the rage right now, the 7 minute diet boasts that you can lose up to 8 lbs. per month simply by following a 7-minute routine in the morning tha...