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We Tried Veggie Burgers

We Tried Veggie Burgers

Trying to eat healthier but just can't imagine your life without biting into a big, juicy hamburger from time to time? Give veggie burgers a go. High in fiber, they are a great way to combat some serious diseases like colon cancer, and since most contain soy, they help to lower your cholesterol. Not all meatless patties are created equal, however. Check out how these four,... »

Let’s Move

Let’s Move

Looking to whittle your middle or strengthen your core? Skip the sit-ups, according to John Graham. “Sit-ups are not considered to be an optimal core exercise due to the strain on the cervical vertebrae (neck) and lumbar vertebrae (lower back),” John explains. Instead, he recommends swapping sit-ups for these three moves:   1. Front Bridge Start: Lie face down, supporting ... »

Heart Healthy Tilapia

Heart Healthy Tilapia

According to the American Heart Association, one out of every 20 people below the age of 40 has heart disease, a diagnosis that may still be unknown to individuals before they seek treatment for related complications. Heart-healthy diets may limit saturated fat and sodium, but they don’t have to skimp on flavor while boosting your heart health. For anyone with dietary rest... »

Being Khineder

Being Khineder

Be kind to yourself, your kids, your family, your neighbors… That’s all good. But did you know that being “khinde” to your skin can help make the world a better place? It’s true, thanks to Khine Alkhal and her team of local moms. Khineder Creations is Khine’s fast-growing line of handmade, all-natural, chemical-free, GMO-free, gluten-free, cruelty-free beauty and ski... »

Naturlich Organic Yogurt

Naturlich Organic Yogurt

Yogurt seems like it’s always a healthy option, but it can often be loaded with sugar. We love Naturlich Organic Yogurt because there’s no sugar added at all. According to Debbie Cooper, LD, RDN, yogurt contains helpful bacteria that promotes overall gut health and immunity. For people with lactose intolerance who don’t want to give up on dairy’s nutritional benefits, yogu... »

Woman to Woman: The Power of a Pivot

Woman to Woman: The Power of a Pivot

“We want to bring more joy into people’s lives,” says Nancy Werteen, award-winning broadcast journalist, anchor, and reporter for WFMZ-TV69. Together with certified health coach Kim Howie, she has created the Wisdom Coalition, a collaborative community dedicated to helping women flourish, thrive, and find joy in the journey of life. The Wisdom Coalition holds local worksho... »

Going Native

Going Native

What is a native plant? Native Pennsylvania plants are ones that grew here before European settlers set foot into the state, as opposed to exotic plants that came from other countries at a later date. What are the benefits of native plants? Native plants evolved here, so they are adapted to our specific climate and thrive once they are established. Some native perennials r... »

Honey-Habanero Hummus (aka “Triple H” Hummus)

Honey-Habanero Hummus (aka “Triple H” Hummus)

From the Colony Meadery INGREDIENTS 2–3 cloves garlic, sliced 2–3 T fresh lime juice 1 T olive oil 1 small habanero, seeds and veins removed, sliced 2–3 T good quality honey + more for garnish 1 15.5 oz. can chickpeas, drained, liquid reserved 1 T tahini, plus more to taste Sea salt to taste Crushed black pepper to taste Pinch ground white pepper Fresh raspberries DIRECTIO... »

We Tried Halo Top

We Tried Halo Top

Sometimes, life is about kale salads and green juice. Fact: Other times, it’s about curling up on the couch with a pint of ice cream. Here’s another fact: An entire pint of strawberry Halo Top is only 280 calories. (For comparison, Ben & Jerry’s strawberry ice cream has a whopping 160 calories in just one scoop.) And swap any residual sweet-tooth guilt for another spoo... »

Let’s Move

Let’s Move

If you don’t have at least half an hour to devote to exercise, should you just skip the gym and make up for it later with an extra-long session on the treadmill? The answer is no, according to John Graham, Senior Network Administrator for Fitness and Sports Performance, St. Luke’sUniversity Health Network. “The bottom line is that it’s better to exercise more frequently fo... »

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