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Exercise and it's Effect on Breast Cancer

Brendan Stapleton Oct 16, 2018 News

Learn how exercise can have a positive effect on Breast Cancer 

SPICE ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH with APPLE CIDER VINIAGRETTE

Brendan Stapleton Oct 12, 2018 Nutrition

SPICE ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH , APPLE CIDER VINIAGRETTE   Ingredients 2 tsp. light brown sugar  1/2 tsp. ground coriander  1/4 tsp. freshly grated or ground nutmeg  2 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded and sliced 1⁄2 inch thick  10 sprigs fresh thyme  6 tbsp. olive oil  1 c. apple cider  1 tbsp....

Honey hoisin chicken wings

Brendan Stapleton Aug 24, 2018 Nutrition

Live a little with this healthier alternative on Chicken Wings

Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

Brendan Stapleton Jul 2, 2018 Nutrition

Grilled Sweet Potato Salad, feta, French green beans, olives and marinated tomatoes.   3 pounds sweet potato, scrubbed clean Kosher salt and pepper ½ pounds French beans, trimmed 3 tablespoons red verjus 1 tablespoon yuzu juice 2 teaspoons honey ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped thyme 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 8...

Body-weight Training: Don’t Let a Lack of Equipment Keep You From Your Goals

Kelley Vargo Jun 18, 2018 Fit Fun

Whether you're on the road a lot, can't afford a monthly gym membership, or simply don't have any equipment at home to use, don’t let these excuses keep you from your health and fitness goals. Body-weight training is an effective way to exercise just about anywhere. Here are a few benefits of this mode of training:

5 Nutrient Deficiencies You Need to Know About

Katie Ferraro May 25, 2018 Nutrition

With a well-balanced diet, it is certainly possible for a healthy person to obtain all of the vitamins and minerals he or she needs from foods alone. Dietary supplements are not a replacement for eating healthful foods; rather, they are intended to do just what their name implies—to supplement a diet.

There are circumstances, however, in which the foods we eat may not provide all of the important nutrients that our body needs, resulting in a nutrient deficiency. Here’s a quick rundown of five nutrient deficiencies that are more common than you might think.

Kale and Quinoa cakes

Brendan Stapleton May 21, 2018 Nutrition

Kale and quinoa cakes 2.5 cups cooked quinoa, cooled 4 cups kale, cleaned, deveined, chopped small 3 large eggs, beaten 1 tsp salt ½ Spanish onion, diced small ½ cup chopped chives ½ cup parmesan, grated 2 ea garlic cloves, minced ¾ c finely ground panko crumbs 2 tbsp olive oil   Combine quinoa, eggs, parmesan...

Grilled barbecue shrimp

Brendan Stapleton May 19, 2018 Nutrition

Grilled BBQ Shrimp  serves 4   2 sticks butter 4 garlic cloves, chopped 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon tabasco 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary ½ teaspoon ground black pepper Salt 1 pounds shrimp, 24 count, peeled and deveined Canola oil 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley French...

Is Comparison Sabotaging Your Success?

Jeanne Bellezzo May 18, 2018 News

You’ve been faithfully following your workout plan and you’re seeing results, but your friend at the gym seems to be making more gains. And your neighbor dropped almost 15 pounds, while you’re still focusing on losing 10.

Even when you’re making progress, frequently comparing yourself to other people—at the gym, grocery store, Instagram or wherever—can leave you feeling frustrated or discouraged. So why do so many of us do it?

25 Power Snacks to Take to Your Child’s Game

Michelle Zive May 10, 2018 Nutrition

It's your turn to bring snacks to your soccer star’s tournament or your little slugger's baseball game. Like most parents, your first thought may be, "What can I grab in a hurry to bring to the game this weekend?" Fortunately, being the team parent responsible for bringing healthy and nourishing snacks doesn’t have to add stress to your already hectic week.

It's never too early to show children the importance of eating snacks that provide calories and replenishment. You want to fuel-up your little athletes, not bog them down, so the snacks you choose should:

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