Fighting Obesity Through Wellness


By Kim Thomas, Us Health Corps Losing even just a bit of weight can be difficult, but overriding a lifetime of bad habits that have led to obesity is a big challenge. You will be bombarded with contradictory information on how to lose weight quickly and effortlessly, but these methods are short-lived and can actually … Continue reading Fighting Obesity Through Wellness

Kidney Bean Curry (Rajma)


Prebiotics By Aparna Mele, MD Prebiotics are types of dietary fiber that that arrive undigested at the colon, where they are readily fermented by beneficial bacteria, allowing them to grow and thrive. In order to be classed as a prebiotic, they must be selectively fermented by these good bugs, whilst being ignored by pathogenic bacteria. … Continue reading Kidney Bean Curry (Rajma)

Brown Lentil, Swiss Chard and Pomegranate Salad with Ginger-Mint Vinaigrette


Source: The Mediterranean Dish Ingredients 1 bunch Swiss chard, chopped (2-3 cups chopped leaves) Olive Oil 2 cups cooked (steamed or canned) brown lentils, drained 1 pomegranate, seeds of 1 small red onion, finely chopped 1/2 English cucumber, finely chopped 1 cup crumbled feta cheese for garnish Ginger-Mint Vinaigrette 1/3 cup white balsamic vinegar 1/3 … Continue reading Brown Lentil, Swiss Chard and Pomegranate Salad with Ginger-Mint Vinaigrette

Eating For A Healthy Colon


By Aparna Mele, MD March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer in both men and women in the United States with an estimated 140,000 cases a year. Colorectal cancer is significantly higher among minorities, and African Americans have higher mortality rates and higher incidence rates of … Continue reading Eating For A Healthy Colon

Baked Chicken Milanese with Arugula and Tomatoes


Contributed by Rachael Romig  Source: www.skinnytaste.com I used to work at an Italian restaurant called Bensi, in Wyomissing, (RIP!) and I discovered chicken Milanese. I never knew something could be so easy, healthy and delicious. When friends were coming over for dinner recently I remembered this amazing dish and found a recipe online from SkinnyTaste.com. … Continue reading Baked Chicken Milanese with Arugula and Tomatoes

The Dish on Healthy Indian Food


By Aparna Mele Indian food is most popular for its diverse and exotic flavors. The variety of foods, spices and dishes that are native to India makes Indian food one of the most wholesome foods in the world. But lately, Indian food has begun to be categorized as unhealthy because Westernized preparations can be high … Continue reading The Dish on Healthy Indian Food

Tips for Healing Digestive Problems Naturally


By Kim Thomas of US Health Corps Digestive problems can wreak havoc on your quality of life. Gastrointestinal issues don’t only leave you uncomfortable, but they also make it difficult to maintain a normal life. After all, it’s hard to be present in a business meeting or social gathering when you’re constantly worried about finding … Continue reading Tips for Healing Digestive Problems Naturally

5 Basic Strategies for Boosting Your Health and Wellness


By Kim Thomas of US Health Corps Are you looking for some simple ways to improve your overall health? Then you will be happy to know that staying healthy doesn’t have to take a lot of time or effort. Some of the most effective strategies for strength and wellness start with a shift in your … Continue reading 5 Basic Strategies for Boosting Your Health and Wellness

Salmon Souvlaki Bowls


By Aparna Mele MD; Source: Halfbakedharvest.com For years now, the Mediterranean way of life has been looked to for health inspiration, and it’s easy to see why. The Mediterranean diet has been linked to numerous health benefits, from treating acid reflux to lowering cholesterol and reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, breast cancer and dementia, … Continue reading Salmon Souvlaki Bowls