Your Bones Love Lentils

How can such a tiny bean pack such a powerful punch?  The health benefits of lentils extend far beyond their high fiber and vegetable protein that benefit digestion, heart health, blood sugar stabilization and weight loss to other areas such as …………...

Are Your Bones Getting Enough Sleep?

Sleep problems and insomnia plague many Americans. However, women going through menopause can experience amplified sleep problems due to shifting hormone levels. Menopause is characterized by a decrease in the production of the hormones estrogen and progesterone, but...

3 Exercises for Perfect Posture

As children we were always told to stand up tall, pull your shoulders back, don’t slouch… and for good reason!  Though you may have perceived it as your parents nagging you, proper posture keeps your body correctly aligned, your muscles balanced and puts less stress...

7 Reasons Why you Should Visit your Local Farmers’ Market this Season

                  I love when the end of May rolls around and Farmers’ Markets are up and running again here in the Northeast.  The arrival of beautiful Spring weather is a perfect reminder of the importance of eating locally produced vegetables and fruits in season...

You may be eating enough food, but are you getting enough nutrients?

The food you eat either nourishes or diminishes your health.  Choosing nutrient rich foods will not only nurture your body and your bones, but may also help to decrease the chance of developing chronic health conditions, like osteoporosis, or even life-threatening...