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Pacific Islander community learns how to manage diabetes in their own language

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 5:22pm

Ivoni Nash has more than 40 years of experience living with diabetes, but as most Tongan natives who move to the states, she found it hard to believe when first diagnosed.

Red Lentil Soup w/Baked Pita Chips

Nov 12th - 4:06pm

A delicious, vegetarian soup that's less than 300 calories. The layered flavors will soon become a fall favorite in your home.

Dietitian Stephanie Parker takes on the healthy student challenge

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Nov 10th - 12:45pm

Is it possible to eat healthy while saving time and money? We took our challenge to dietitian Stephanie Parker who says eating healthy isn't as difficult as we think it is.

Foods to Fight Cold and Flu Season

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Nov 5th - 5:37pm

While an overall healthy, balanced diet is the best way to keep your immune system at its best, some nutrients are especially important for the immune system. These include Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids, Vitamins A, C, D and E and the minerals copper, zinc, selenium and iron. There is also research suggesting that foods that keep our gut bacteria healthy, such as yogurt or other sources of probiotics and foods that contain fiber, may also help our immune system.

Pumpkin, more than just a fall decoration but a superfood?

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Nov 2nd - 3:01pm

This time of year brings cooler temperatures, colorful leaves and pumpkins. But did you know the popular gourd is not only the traditional fall decoration, but a superfood as well?

White Chicken Chili

Oct 30th - 12:28pm

It's Halloween and we've all got sugar on the brain. On all holidays, it's important to enjoy the day, and also maintain the balance you have during the rest of the year. Here are a few of our top tips for a fun (and healthy) Halloween.

Diagnosed with breast cancer while pregnant, a mother of 4 bravely faces chemotherapy head on with a smile

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Oct 29th - 10:23am

You can always find Stephanie Partridge, a mother of four active boys, with a smile on her face. It's that smile coupled with a positive attitude that helped her and her family power through a very difficult year.

Winter Squash and Apple Soup

Oct 22nd - 4:53pm

Low calorie and easy to make. This soup is not only healthy but perfect for fall.

A negative body image creates a destructive shame cycle

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 2:20pm

You see them everywhere, heavily airbrushed images of men and women. No matter what they're selling, every frame is sending a destructive message. Translating into what our eyes see in our reflection every day, nagging us to be "perfect."

Healthy suggestions next time you hit the drive-thru

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 8:23pm

At times it seems unavoidable, a trip through the drive-thru at your favorite, or most convenient fast food establishment. With our busy schedules, sometimes fast food is not just the easiest option, but the only option.

Salmon w/Fruit Salsa

Oct 8th - 4:58pm

Chef Greg McGovern from Utah Valley Regional Medical Center shares how to bring out the flavor of vegetables in this sweet and savory dish.

Identifying stress in your children's lives and helping them cope

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 12:39pm

We often think of children as carefree and innocent, but the anxieties they face can weigh them down every day. Sometimes we see the effects while other times recognizing and identifying stressors might not be so obvious.

Greek Orzo Stuffed Peppers & Autumn Arugula Salad

Oct 1st - 12:21pm

A key part of healthy eating is taking advantage of all the delicious seasonal fruits and vegetables. Harmons Dietitian Sarah Kiel is making two taste-tempting recipes today; Greek Orzo Stuffed Peppers and Autumn Arugula Salad as well as sharing the health and nutritional benefits for both.

Experts say 'our chairs are killing us'

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:06pm

You might have heard this phrase before: "sitting is the new smoking." But have you ever taken the time to realize just how much you're not moving?

Grilled Pesto Shrimp Skewers w/Risotto Rice

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:00am

Take dinner up a notch. Chef Tony Marci from Smiths shares some great tips on how to pack more flavor into Risotto rice.

Stuffed Portabella w/Steamed Kale

Sep 21st - 3:19pm

Super healthy and packed with fresh ingredients. Venture outside of your comfort zone and try this stuffed portabella recipe.

What's eating you? Food addiction treated with mindfulness

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Sep 18th - 4:03pm

Food is what brings us together, what we turn to for comfort, or for an occasional indulgence. The last thing we might think of when talking about food is addiction. But believe it or not, food can quickly become an addiction easier than you think.

Balancing exercise, sleep for weight-loss success

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Sep 14th - 10:21am

When thinking about fitness and getting in shape, people tend to focus on diet and exercise, but what about sleep? Burning calories is important when trying to slim down, but what's so wrong about burning the midnight oil?

Beef Stir-Fry w/Brown Rice

Sep 11th - 9:52am

A quick and easy to make. Chef Greg McGovern makes a beef stir-fry that's only 400 calories.