Help Your Kids with a Family Focus on Fitness

October 8, 2012 · 0 comments

by Erin Light, ACSM-CPT, CLFC Fitness Coach for Flourish!   Families are facing new challenges now with the proliferation of media entertainment and limited physical education programs in schools; parents are now searching for ways to encourage kids to embrace more physical activity. With so many sedentary "play" options like video

Daily Health Tip-Omega-3’s Baby!

October 8, 2012 · 0 comments

Omega-3's Baby! Be sure to incorporate plenty of fish in your diet.  Salmon, which is rich in omega-3’s, not only assists in helping to lesson chronic inflammation, it also helps those of you who suffer from dry eyes. (The body uses omega-3’s to produce tears. ) Other fish rich in

Tips to Tame Sugar Cravings

10 Tips to Tame Sugar Cravings

October 5, 2012 · 0 comments

For as long as I can remember, I have gravitated toward anything sugary and I've had to find ways to tame sugar cravings. The pitfalls of sugar are that the more we eat it, the more we want. Why do we crave sugar? Sugar is a carbohydrate but nutritionally void,

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10 Important Strategies to Help Beat Childhood Obesity

October 3, 2012 · 0 comments

10 Important Strategies to Help Beat Childhood Obesity by Tammy J. Colter, Editor-In-Chief, OH Magazine Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years and today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese. Many experts blame the obesity epidemic on our lifestyle changes throughout

Nutrition Niblit-Scrumptious Strawberries

September 30, 2012 · 0 comments

The delicious strawberry is not only low in fat, it is an excellent source of vitamin-C and makes for a wonderful natural antioxidant.  Also rich in B-complex vitamins, eating strawberries helps your body metabolize carbohydrates, proteins and fats.  Studies show that strawberries have health benefits against cancer, aging, inflammation, and

Daily Health Tip: Capsaicin To The Rescue!

September 29, 2012 · 0 comments

Do you have sore muscles and joints?  Try applying a cream that consists of capsaicin two or three times a day.   Capsaicin is actually an active ingredient found in chile peppers and the heat from the peppers has proven to help relieve muscle and joint pain.

10 Great Reasons Why You Should Walk

September 29, 2012 · 0 comments

10 Great Reasons Why You Should Walk Walking is more than just a way to get from point A to point B!  Here are 10 great reasons why you should walk each day: Walking helps to control joint swelling and pain from arthritis It is a low impact way to

Nutrition Niblits-The Powerful Pepper

September 28, 2012 · 0 comments

It happens to all of us.  We get that sudden urge for a snack and mosey on in to the kitchen to raid the refrigerator or cupboards.  Oh, but what to snack on?   How about a healthy cup of bell pepper?  Here are 10 reasons why a bell pepper is