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Recipe: Healthier Chocolate Cookies

This heart-healthy version of everyone’s favorite cookie is low in cholesterol and high in omega-3 fatty acids. Walnuts and canola oil replace the usual eggs and butter, and oats and whole-wheat flour provide the whole grain. It’s a recipe you can indulge in occasionally without guilt (and a little dark chocolate never hurts)! Read More

How to Outsmart Diabetes

f you are living with type 2 diabetes, you’ve probably faced a dining scenario like this: You are finishing your plate of grilled pork tenderloin, asparagus and rice pilaf when your well-meaning sister-in-law begins pushing her famous double-chocolate fudge cheesecake. You reply with a polite “No, thank you.” But your refusal is met with “Oh, come on. It’s a special occasion.” You cave. And there goes your blood sugar. Read More

Overeat Less and Enjoy the Holidays More

Staying healthy over the holidays is all about taking care of ourselves. From a holistic standpoint, we need to adhere to a healthy diet, to exercise, to manage stress and to sleep. Here are seven tactics for soaring over stumbling blocks during the holidays: Read More

Recipe: Sweet Potato Hummus

This sweet potato hummus contains no fat and is perfect for the holidays. Even kids love it! Dip whole-wheat pita chips in it, or use it instead of mayo as a sandwich spread. Read More

5 Tips for Healthier Family Meals

Among the struggles all parents face — saving for college, paying for the orthodontist, negotiating bedtimes and simply putting up with the attitude — is getting their kids to eat healthfully. Combine your busy schedule and a vast array of junk food marketed specifically to them, and its no wonder that you feel as though it’s easier to monitor their Internet usage than their food choices. Read More