The Iron Complaint

By Clark’s Nutrition   Iron has long been used as a therapy for weakness throughout history, even when the purveyors of this remedy knew nothing of its ability to mitigate weakness or lethargy. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, would recommend ferruginous (rich in iron) water treatments to individuals suffering from what was termed “chlorosis” or […]

How to Care for Your Eyes as You Age

StatePoint As we age, our bodies don’t perform as well as they once did, and vision is no exception. However, early detection and treatment of eye problems and diseases through an eye exam is the best way to protect your eyes and overall health. To help keep your eyes healthy for years to come, consider […]

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos

with Avocado Crema and Cilantro   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 40 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 860 Calories Ingredients:   Sweet Potatoes- 4 Yellow Onion- 1 Cilantro- 1/4 oz Garlic- 4 cloves Black Beans- 13.4 oz Lime- 2 Flour Tortillas- 12 Honey- 1 oz Cumin- 2 tsp Avocado- 2 Sour Cream- 8 tbsp   […]

Asparagus Recipe

with Lime Aioli, Egg & Green Onion   By Clark’s Nutrition/ California Asparagus Commission   Cooking Time: 3 mins Servings: 6 Nutrition: 220 Calories Ingredients:   Lrg. Asparagus (trimmed, salt as needed)- 1.5 lbs. Mayonnaise- 1/2 cup Olive Oil- 2 tbs Water- 2 tbs Fresh Lime Juice- 1 tbs Clove of Garlic (finely chopped)- 1 […]

4 Facts About Seafood and Your Health

By StatePoint   We hear a lot about the important nutrients in vegetables and fruits, but the health benefits of eating seafood regularly aren’t always in the spotlight. It should be a no-brainer when it comes to seafood, which is packed with omega-3s. Yet, most Americans only eat one serving of seafood a week. Here […]

Korean Beef Bibimbap

with Zucchini, Mushrooms and Carrot   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 760 Calories Ingredients:   Zucchini- 2 Button Mushrooms- 8 oz Scallions- 4 Carrot- 2 Ginger- 2 thumbs Garlic- 4 cloves Jasmine Rice 1 1/2 cups White Wine Vinegar- 10 tsp Sesame Oil- 2 tbsp Sriracha- 4 tsp Soy […]

Spring Tips to Start an Exercise Routine

By StatePoint Spring is an ideal time to get active outdoors and kickstart a fitness regimen that can carry you into beach and pool season. Need some motivation? Try out these ideas for getting started and sticking with the program. Get Social A personal trainer can be expensive, but a friend is free and potentially […]

Maple and Mustard-Glazed Pork Chops

with Roasted Potatoes and a Cranberry and Pine Nut Salad   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 40 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 580 Calories Ingredients:   Multicolor Fingerling Potatoes- 24 oz Thyme- ¼ oz Lemon- 1 Maple Syrup- 2 oz Dijon Mustard- 4 tsp Chicken Stock Concentrates- 2 Pork Chops- 24 oz Fall Harvest Spice […]

What to Know About Seasonal Allergies and Your Eyes

By Statepoint Suffering from itchy, watery eyes? You may have ocular allergies or you could have another issue entirely, such as chronic dry eyes. Experts say that getting the correct diagnosis is the only way to treat symptoms properly.   “Chronic dry eye often mimics the symptoms of seasonal allergies and must be approached entirely […]

Waist Hip Ratio And Heart Disease

Starkie Sowers – Clark’s Nutrition Waist hip ratio is a simple body check that can be done easily in the house. The method uses a simple tape measure that can be bought for a small amount of money. Measure the largest area around the buttocks, then measure the waist around the navel. Take the waist […]

Seafood: Food for Thought During National Nutrition Month

By StatePoint We hear a lot about the important nutrients in vegetables and fruits, but the health benefits of eating seafood regularly aren’t always in the spotlight. It should be a no-brainer when it comes to seafood, which is packed with omega-3s. Yet, most Americans only eat one serving of seafood a week. Here are […]

Tex-Mex Tilapia

with Cilantro Lime Couscous and Green Beans   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 20 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 600 Calories Ingredients:   Veggie Stock Concentrate- 2 Cilantro-1/2 oz Lime- 2 Panko Breadcrumbs- 1 cup Southwest Spice Blend- 2 tbsp Couscous- 1 cup Tilapia- 22 oz Sour Cream- 10 tbsp Chipotle Powder- 1 tsp Green […]

Conquering Sugar Cravings

By Nia Saldana Did you know that sugar and processed foods are as addictive as heroin and cocaine? It’s no wonder so many people are addicted to sugar. “Sweet is the first taste humans prefer from birth,” says Christine Gerbstadt, MD, RD, a dietitian and American Dietetic Association (ADA) spokeswoman. She has also said that […]

The Ultimate Healthy Blueberry Crumble

¾ cup (75g) old-fashioned oats (gluten-free if necessary and measured like this) ¼ cup (30g) whole wheat flour or millet* flour (measured like this) 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 2 tbsp. (30mL) pure maple syrup, room temperature 1 ½ tbsp. (21g) unsalted butter, melted 6 cups (840g) blueberries 3 tbsp (24g) cornstarch Preheat the oven to […]

One-Pan Orzo italiano

with Chicken Sausage, Tomatoes, and Spinach   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 2 Nutrition: 550 Calories Ingredients:   Garlic- 2 cloves Baby Spinach- 5 oz Lemon- 1 Grape Tomatoes- 4 oz Parsley- 1/4 oz Italian Chicken Sausage- 6 oz Orzo Pasta- 2/3 cup Italian Seasoning- 1/2 tbsp Chicken Stock Concentrate- 1 […]

Diet vs. Exercise: Which is Better for Weight Loss?

By StatePoint What’s more important: diet or exercise? Anyone who’s tried to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle has likely asked this question. Sixty-eight percent of people want to lose 10 pounds or more, according to a recent Harris Poll on behalf of Nutrisystem. March is National Nutrition Month, and a good time to […]

Greek Salad Flatbreads

with Artichokes, Olives and Feta   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 25 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 710 Calories Ingredients:   Artichokes- 13 oz Green Olives- 2 oz Grape Tomatoes- 8 oz Red Onion- 1 Garlic- 4 cloves Fresh Mozzarella- 8 oz Flatbreads- 4 Feta Cheese- 1/2 cup Arugula- 4 oz Balsamic Vinegar- 5 tsp […]

Tips to Refresh Yourself

By StatePoint In a fitness rut? Instead of simply attempting to lose weight or drop a clothing size, consider placing a more positive spin on your objectives. Whether your stated goal is to try new sports and hobbies or to get in touch with nature, you can better refresh yourself by setting goals that help […]

What to Ask Your Doctor About Parkinson’s Disease

By StatePoint Talking to your doctor about any health concern can be tough, particularly when symptoms catch you by surprise or cause concern. And when it comes to Parkinson’s disease (PD), experts say there are many symptoms that often go unreported at doctor’s appointments, making them difficult to diagnose and treat. For example, many people […]

Tips for Tackling Age-Related Skin Issues

By StatePoint Aging is a fact of life, and your skin is no exception. However, experts say that there is a lot you can do to help your skin at all stages of life. “By spotting signs that your skin is maturing, you can take steps to intervene early, helping skin stay as healthy and […]