Aug 312011
10 Best Foods for College Students - From Bean Dip to Berries

The best foods for college students improve memory, heighten thinking skills, boost the immune system, and keep students fit, focused, and fabulous. “Mother Nature’s foods and natural medicines are more powerful than any drug in the prevention of brain diseases,” says naturopath Michelle Schoffro Cook. Most of these foods are proven to directly increase brain

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Apr 202011

I bet you didn’t think a vegan diet plan could be delicious AND nutritious! These five meals are the foundation of a healthy, easy veganism lifestyle. First, a quip: “It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of

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Dec 032010
Avoid Holiday Weight Gain - 10 Christmas Weight Loss Tips

Avoiding holiday weight gain is one of my yearly Christmas goals! Check out these ten Christmas weight loss tips; they’ll help you enjoy Christmas without feeling bloated, fat, or fatigued. Before the tips, a quip: “Did you ever stop to taste a carrot?  Not just eat it, but taste it?  You can’t taste the beauty and energy of the earth

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Sep 032010
5 Safe Diets for Weight Loss – Plus the Pros and Cons of Each Diet

These safe weight loss diets include the Zone, Mediterranean, Volumetrics, Atkins, and South Beach diets. I interviewed health experts to get the pros and cons of each diet plan. “All the popular diets can help you lose weight because they provide almost identical calorie intakes,” says nutritional biochemist Shawn Talbott, PhD, author of The Cortisol

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Jul 232010
Stop College Weight Gain - 6 Weight Loss Tips for College Students

You can stop college weight gain and avoid the “freshman 15″ (which affects more than freshman college students!). These weight loss tips for college students will increase your exercise motivation and help you enjoy school while staying slim and trim. You know that old quip that “nothing tastes as good as feeling slim feels”? Well, it’s true

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Jul 292009
Why Food Makes You Feel Happy

Registered Dietitian Crystal MacGregor explains why food makes you feel happy – including why sick people crave chicken noodle soup, why emotional eaters are hooked on certain foods, and why people love comfort food. “Different types of food makes men and women feel happy in different ways,” says MacGregor. “Women preferred snack-related foods such as

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Jul 192009
Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids - Why You Should Take Fish Oils

These benefits of omega-3 fatty acids will help you realize why you should take fish oils! These brain health tips summarize the benefits of DHA-3 fatty acids and fish oils, and include ways to get more DHA fish oil in your diet. By the way, I recently wrote an article for Health magazine about keeping your brain

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