Michele Borboa, MS is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, lifestyle, and pets. Michele is a health and wellness expert, personal chef, cookbook author, and pet-lover based in Bozeman, Montana. She is also the author of the tasty, time-saving cookbook Make-Ahead Meals Made Healthy (Fair Winds Press, July 2011). You can reach her at email@example.com or follow her at @micheleeborboa
How energetic do you feel at two in the afternoon? If you're like most women, you'd pay off the janitor to let you nap in the broom closet for a half-hour because making it to the end of the day without nodding off at your computer feels insurmountable. What can you do? Reaching for the bottomless cup of coffee or yet another energy drink isn't the answer, unless you like the over-caffeinated jitters and subsequent energy crash. Instead, check out these four natural energy boosters for a mid-afternoon lift without the unwanted side effects.Read Full Story
Greek yogurt isn't just for breakfast anymore. Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay is on a mission to show home cooks that this healthy yet rich and creamy dairy product can be a key ingredient in any meal of the day. Flay has partnered with Fage Total Greek Yogurt -- because it tastes good and is only made with natural ingredients -- and shows us how Greek yogurt can be incorporated into appetizers, entrees and desserts with a few of his favorite healthy recipes.Read Full Story
Greek yogurt is wildly popular because of its thick creaminess, rich flavor, high protein and delicious versatility in the kitchen. We're certainly hooked! One of our favorite celebrity chefs, Bobby Flay, loves Greek yogurt so much, he dives his spoon into it daily and even uses it in his critically-acclaimed restaurants. The award-winning cookbook author and television personality has taken a particular liking to FAGE Total Greek Yogurt and wants to spread the word on how this dairy superfood can be used as an integral ingredient in everyday meals.Read Full Story
According to Karen Lamphere, MS, CN, most diseases have an underlying etiology involving inflammation. Conditions like arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, asthma, allergies, heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's and diabetes can be made worse or better depending on a person's diet. Lamphere, a nutritionist based in Edmonds, Washington, prescribes a diet of anti-inflammatory foods as a way to help her clients with inflammatory diseases heal as well as ensure her healthy clients stay healthy.Read Full Story
The wait for the iPhone 5 is over and, if you’re one of millions of people to already get your hands on it, you’re no doubt looking for the best apps to help you reach your health and fitness goals. From de-stressing and working out to dieting and healthy cooking, download these six must-have apps.Read Full Story
Whether your kids are learning their ABCs or already winning the local spelling bee, using the alphabet to plan your meals is a fun way to get your kids involved in the kitchen while also introducing more variety to your family’s diet.Read Full Story
If taking your family out to eat seems like a time-saver, think again. Unless you typically prepare complicated, multi-course meals, you will actually save time -- not to mention money -- by feeding your family at home. Follow these cooking tips to prepare simple family meals.Read Full Story
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