Easter Leftovers

Is it okay to eat that? Holidays like Easter bring families together and refrigerators full of leftovers. How long should you keep your aunt’s leftover green bean casserole? Here are some tips for leftovers: Refrigerate promptly after the meal is over. Food should not sit around at room temperature. Hot food can be refrigerated-place in […]

Surgical Weight Loss

The number of people in the United States who have the disease of obesity has grown rapidly over the past several years. In fact, greater than half the population is overweight or obese. Obesity is defined as having an excessive amount of body fat. The majority of people who are affected by obesity have tried […]

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States. But there is good news … It is one of the most preventable types of cancer! Screening for colon cancer is important because of prevention and early detection. Colon cancer begins with a growth called a polyp that has not yet become cancer. […]

Heart Month – Oil

American Heart Month – Oils are Essential for Heart Health How often do you change the oil in your car? Every 3,000 or 5,000 miles? Just like your car, your body will benefit from preventive maintenance. Have you ever thought about the type and amount of oil you are eating? The selection of available cooking […]

Heart Month – Fish

Fishing for a Healthy Heart February is American Heart Month. A healthy diet is a cornerstone in heart health. A meal plan rich in fruits, vegetables and polyunsaturated fats from fatty fish and seed oils is the goal. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends eating a serving of fish twice a week. A serving is […]