Hippocrates once quoted, “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” Flash forward over 2000 years later where recent statistical reports show that over 1.3 million Americans die from chronic disease each year. With such a high number of the U.S. population affected by heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes, chances are that […]
Omaha Nutrition experts educate you on healthy nutrition solutions and the importance of quality nutrition on our overall well being.
Omaha nutrition experts share information and resources to help you eat whole nutritious foods that positively impact your health and quality of life. Our experts make healthy nutrition doable with tasty, quick and easy solutions. You will learn about the healthy alternatives for many foods in the American diet.
SORRY KIDS! There really is a good reason that your mom makes you eat your leafy green vegetables…and kale is one variety topping the health food charts. A one-cup serving of cooked kale exceeds the amounts recommended daily for Vitamins A, C and K, and provides a heavy dose of folate, B vitamins, fiber, and […]
One of the only true blue foods we eat – this small berry packs a mighty punch of nutrition. When researching the nutritional benefits of blueberries you will find a long list of antioxidants and phytochemicals known for lowering the risk of developing coronary heart disease and cancer. Then, add fiber, Vitamin C and E, […]
When we think about acids and bases, we generally think back to our high school chemistry class. And I don’t know about you, but that seems like ages ago to me! Did you know that your body’s acid base balance can have a huge impact on your health? Our internal balance is affected by what […]
Did you know that an eight-ounce glass of premium eggnog contains 320 calories, 16 grams of fat, and 32 grams of sugar? I didn’t. I was not completely clueless about eggnog, but I had purchased a light version assuming that would make all the difference. I glanced at the carton at the store seeing it […]
If you’ve kept up with your workout routine this far into 2014, you deserve some serious kudos. Workouts sculpt a strong body to fight Winter colds – and blues. Exercise rewards us with well-known health advantages year-round, but there are deeper, seasonal secrets to whole health that have little to do with a hard body […]
There is definitely something about the holidays that make this time of year special: the colors of the seasons, the cold temperatures outside diminished by the warmth of a burning fireplace, and the seasonal foods that define each family’s long-time traditions. There truly is a comfort and joy associated with all of these things. On […]