DF NUTRITION & WELLNESS: USING NUTRITION FOR DISEASE PREVENTION

It’s no secret: what you choose to eat can have a profound effect on your body and your overall health. In recent years, many studies have linked obesity to chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease and cancer. And though we’ve always been told the key to weight loss is simply balancing the number of calories we consume from foods and beverages with the … Continue reading DF NUTRITION & WELLNESS: USING NUTRITION FOR DISEASE PREVENTION

Put Some Spring in Your Step: Seasonal Produce

There’s something beautiful about the shifts in nature that occur from one season to another. How does a grey and muddy winter morph into the prosperous green of spring? It happens one little sprout and one sunbeam at a time. As the days get gradually warmer and longer, spring is preparing herself for a bountiful production of fruits and vegetables. It’s now our duty to … Continue reading Put Some Spring in Your Step: Seasonal Produce

Bread of Life: Should You Eat or Eschew Carbohydrates in 2021?

Bread of Life: Should You Eat or Eschew Carbohydrates in 2021? We’ve all been there — when you think it’s a good idea to cut out carbs as a way to lose some weight fast. You think to yourself, I will finally get rid of my extra belly fat just in time for summer. All I have to do is cut out carbs! A few … Continue reading Bread of Life: Should You Eat or Eschew Carbohydrates in 2021?

Avoid Seasonal Burnout: Tips for Staying Sane This Season

Avoid Seasonal Burnout: Tips for Staying Sane This Season It’s the most wonderful time of the year …until you’re stretched out the sofa, exhausted and overwhelmed from the hullabaloo, that is. Every year we tell ourselves we’re going to do less and spend more time basking in the real glow of family and friends, rather than attempting to string the perfect LED RGBs from every … Continue reading Avoid Seasonal Burnout: Tips for Staying Sane This Season

What Is Holiday Heart Syndrome?

What Is Holiday Heart Syndrome? Have you ever heard the term “holiday heart syndrome?” This occurrence, named after the binge drinking typically done around the holiday season, can cause your heart to experience a faster, more irregular heartbeat.   What is the difference between holiday heart syndrome and actual arrhythmia? Heart arrhythmia, which is any disorder affecting the heart’s beat, can be triggered by excessive … Continue reading What Is Holiday Heart Syndrome?