Health Tips

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Top 10 Plant-based Proteins to Add to Your Diet!

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Plant-proteins have received a lot of attention over the past few decades for their benefits to health and disease prevention. Unlike animal proteins, plant sources of protein are packed with disease-fighting nutrients, fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, and are naturally low in fat.

7 Tips for a Healthy Heart

Vegetables in the Shape of a Heart

Celebrate American Heart Month and start your journey toward a healthier heart with these seven simple tips...

Plan with Plant-Based Protein

Photo: Vegetarian Chili

Have you been thinking about switching to a plant-based diet or incorporating more plant protein into your diet? There are many great reasons to do so, including your health, the environment, and compassion for animals.

Season’s Eatings: Healthy Baking Substitutions

Photo: Blueberry Cheesecake

When I think about the holidays, nothing says home like the smell of baking. There is something so comforting and festive about holiday baking. Perhaps it’s the smells associated with baking or the thought of spending time in the kitchen with the people I love.

Sharing Love and Compassion Through Food

Photo: Bowl of Chili

Across cultures love is shown through food. The making, cooking, serving, and eating of food can bring people together and provide an expression of love… such as when I walk into my mom’s kitchen and she asks “Are you hungry?

A Healthy Halloween Doesn’t Have to be Witchful Thinking!

Photo: Halloween Decorations with Pumpkins and a Jack-o'-lantern

No bones about it… the holidays and healthy eating can be a challenge. Halloween is the start to the fall and winter seasons of sweets and treats, and finding balance now can help you navigate the upcoming holiday season.

A Plant-based Diet: Can It Help You Prevent and Control Diabetes?

Photo: Tofu, Spinach and Tomato Salad

Living in Hawaii, many of us in some way have either seen or heard about the complications associated with diabetes. With our high diabetes rates, it’s important to know that certain foods can make a major impact on treating or preventing this disease.

Healthy Snacks for Kids

Photo: Mother Shopping with her Son

Feeding kids healthy meals can be a challenge for most working parents, yet it’s crucial to ensure that kids are getting healthy snacks throughout the day in order to maintain their health, energy, schoolwork, and play.

10 Cool Ways to Stay Hydrated This Summer

Photo: Glass of Water with Lemon

In preparation for those hot summer months ahead, here are some simple, easy tips on how to stay hydrated.

Have a Healthy and Happy Father’s Day

Photo: Father and Son on the Beach

Father’s day is coming up and it’s always a nice time to reflect on dad and show him how much you appreciate him. The best way? A little quality time on the day!