Orange Fountain-of-Youth Foods

The spectrum of colors that line the produce aisle — from robust red to vibrant orange to every shade of green — contain fruits and vegetables rich in nutritious organic pigments. To get a broad range of nutrients in your diet, eat foods in all colors and varieties. On your next excursion to the supermarket though, be sure to specifically shop for the color orange. These sunny foods are essential for firm, youthful and healthy skin. Here’s what’s good in them:   Continue reading “Orange Fountain-of-Youth Foods”

Fit Feasting This Fall

Fall and its emerging warm glow signal it’s time to evolve. As the deciduous trees let go of the old to prepare for the new, perhaps it’s a great time for you to shed your old ways of eating and try some new foods, techniques and recipes! If you haven’t already given some of these fall all-stars a try, consider adding a few of the following to your plate this season.

Butternut Squash: This versatile deep orange vegetable can be substituted for any recipe calling for pumpkin. Butternut squash can be roasted, grilled and puréed or mashed for soups, casseroles and breads. They are an excellent source of vitamins A and C, a good source of vitamin E, fiber, potassium, and magnesium and contain no cholesterol or fat. Compared to pumpkin, butternut squash has twice the amount of A and C.   Continue reading “Fit Feasting This Fall”

Supplement Safety – Part 2 | The Men’s Health Minute

Dietary supplements are popular, but you can’t assume they’re safe and effective because they’re on store shelves.

Supplement Safety – Part 1 | The Men’s Health Minute

Nutritional supplements are intended to provide nutrients that you may be missing from your diet. Here’s why you need to be a savvy consumer.

Fit TV | Best Diet for Your Skin – Part 2

Expanded transcript from video…Wouldn’t it be nice if you could wake up every morning with smooth, radiant skin?  Well, before you rush off to your local beauty store, think about picking up some skin-friendly nutrients at your local grocery store.

In our last segment, we took a look at the foods that provide the key vitamins you need for healthy skin.  Today, we’re going to focus on the minerals and essential fats that’ll help your skin function and look its best.   Continue reading “Fit TV | Best Diet for Your Skin – Part 2”