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Fact & Fiction about Coconut Oil The American Heart Association recently published an advisory to avoid using coconut oil due to the fact and fiction disparity about its health-related properties. This comes after a recent survey reported in The New York Times which showed that 72% of the public, compared with 37% of dietitians, called … Continue reading Fox40 News July 5, 2017
FOX40 News May 25, 2017: Meal Plan Medicine Featuring: Benefits of an anti-inflammatory meal plan plus cooking demo for yummy flourless burritos, recipe here
FOX40 News May 17, 2017: Meal Plan Medicine Featuring: Benefits of a low-FODMAP meal plan plus cooking demo. Featured recipes and a sample 1-day meal plan: Low FODMAP Meal Plan
FOX40 News May 10, 2017: Meal Plan Medicine Featuring: Benefits of a vegan meal plan plus cooking demo. Featured recipes and a sample 1-day meal plan: Vegan_1
ABC10, May 2nd 2017: Apple Cider Vinegar Featuring: True or False? Does apple cider help with weight loss? Part 2
ABC10, May 2nd 2017: Apple Cider Vinegar Featuring: True or False? Does apple cider help with weight loss? Part 1
ABC10, May 3rd 2017: Apple Cider Vinegar Featuring: True or False? Does apple cider help manage your diabetes?
ABC10, May 1st 2017: Evening news, we discuss the Trump administration’s new school lunch nutrition standards.
ABC10, May 1st 2017: Apple Cider Vinegar Featuring: True or False? Does it relieve seasonal allergy symptoms?
Fox40 News April 4, 2017: Healthy Gut Foods get our thumbs up or thumbs down. Featuring: probiotics, prebiotics, and fermented foods. To read in detail about each product, check this blog post.
FOX40 News February 28, 2017: In the kitchen with Mae on Fox News40 promoting National Nutrition Month. We talk about some easy healthy snacks for everyone to eat when they’re out and about. Featuring: fruit kebabs and a variety of Mason Jars Featuring: rice cakes with avocado & what to look for when buying packaged snacks
Shape Magazine February 9, 2017: heart-healthy appetizer recipes
ABC10, Sac & Co March 17, 2017: healthy meal ideas for St. Patrick’s Day. Featuring: Green smoothie bowl, Filled cucumber cups, Grilled zucchini rolls filled with herbs & goat cheese
Presented with Mae Fesai at Fox40 some healthy brunch alternatives and budget friendly gift ideas for Mother’s Day.
Low Sodium Recommendations for a Healthy Diet Low-sodium diet may be as harmful as a high-sodium diet for healthy individuals ⁉️⁉️ You can even noticed my surprised 😳 face! . It is true according to latest research!! All the details on this segment with Simone at Fox40 News.
Foods for your Immune System According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the average elementary school student gets between 8 and 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year. Therefore, the key to build up your immune systems consists on: Getting plenty of sleep: School-age children should get about 10 … Continue reading Fox40 News September 12, 2017
Eating Healthy While Traveling Travel with food: Options include whole fruit such as apples, nuts already portioned in quarter-cup serving sizes, pumpkin seeds and roasted edamame. If traveling by car, bring a cooler along with mess-free foods like hard-boiled eggs, string cheese and nut butter, or turkey sandwiches. Breakfast: portioned oatmeal with hemp seeds, chia … Continue reading Fox40 News October 23, 2017
School Meal Flexibilities for School Year 2017–18 The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 brought many improvements to the School Nutrition Programs (SNP) to improve meal quality and access. New regulations require school meals to provide more whole grains, fruits and vegetables, lean protein, and low-fat milk. The standards were implemented gradually, over multiple years, … Continue reading Fox40 News December 13
Healthy Holiday Recipe Swaps You can transform your favorite dishes to a healthier alternative without sacrificing flavor. In general, you can modify your recipes in 3 different ways: Swap ingredients: In place of: Use: When: How: Benefits: Bread crumbs Rolled oats Mixed dishes Season with dried herbs Higher in fiber Croutons Nuts or seeds Salad … Continue reading Fox40 News November 13, 2017
What is the Keto Diet? A ketogenic diet is a low-carb, moderate-protein, high-fat diet. In general, well-formulated ketogenic diet will consist of approximately 5-10% carbohydrates, 15-30% protein, and 60-75% fats. These numbers are guidelines and should be adjusted for the needs and goals of the patient. The metabolism breakdown The theory is that you lose … Continue reading Fox40 News June 18, 2018
It is a proven fact that diet can impact athletic performance, and a plant-based diet can certainly provide all the energy and nutrients that individuals need to power themselves through their next workout or competition. Most plant-based diets can meet the nutritional needs of athletes by including a wide variety of foods. The following tips … Continue reading Fox40 August 14, 2018
Get rid of the Holiday bloat by focusing on these 3 key concepts: Rehydration, potassium & easily digestible foods.
Staying Hydrated This Summer with Super Foods In the kitchen with Mae as we go through what foods will keep you hydrated and keep your electrolytes up in extreme heat.