Don’t Let That Vacation Go to (Your) Waist

Cruise Ships

It’s week six in the summer of healthy eating. Summer vacation season is in full swing.  This is your time to relax and have fun.  Cruises and all inclusive resorts are great because they have it all.  There’s food, unlimited drinks, endless loungers and even better lots of indoor and outdoor activities to keep you moving
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A Simple, Refreshing Summer Dessert

Watermelon Lime Granita

I usually avoid buying whole watermelons because they are awkward to cut and yield way more melon than I can possibly eat. However, when I noticed at the supermarket that I could get a huge watermelon for $4 I couldn’t resist the deal.  I figured I’d either eat a lot of watermelon over the week
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5 Minute Chickpea, Tomato, Basil Salad

Marisa Moore, RD Yields 2-45 mins Prep Time Save Recipe Print Recipe Ingredients2 cups cooked chickpeas, (1 15 oz can, rinsed and drained)1 tomato, chopped and seeded1 clove garlic, minced1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1/2 lemon, juiced2-3 fresh basil leaves, tornFresh cracked black pepper to tasteSalt to tasteInstructionsCombine all ingredients in your favorite bowl and
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Beet Your Last Race Time with this Power Veggie

You may have heard all kinds of things about how to be fast on your feet.  But have you tried beets? Recent evidence suggests that eating beets before a run can boost performance.   In a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, participants were able to improve their best run
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2012 Summer of Healthy Eating

Summer is the perfect time to commit to healthier eating. Fresh produce is abundant, cheap and easy to prepare.  There’s more daylight and therefore more opportunities to be active outside. The days of hiding under layers of clothes are long gone – unless of course you’re a fan of heat stroke. Seriously… Atlanta heat is no joke.
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10 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Fresh Red Tomatoes

Known as the silent killer, hypertension (or high blood pressure), affects 1 in 3 adults in the United States.  It’s a major contributor to heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. It affects every single part of the body… yes guys, EVERY part of the body. Here are some strategies to help you get your blood
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