The importance of staying hydrated with water.

  Dr. Keith Kantor   Staying hydrated is vitally important especially during the scorching summer months. Doing so will help you avoid exhaustion, dizziness, muscle cramps and headaches, while contributing to a beautiful summer glow for your skin and overall energy.   You’ve probably heard that you should aim to consume at least half your […]

Callisto Ramblings asked us how to keep kids healthy during summer.

  How should we change our eating habits for the summer months compared to the rest of the year? Summer is a great time to eat fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Always try to eat foods that are in season, watermelon and cucumbers are hydrating, tomatoes, peppers, and fresh herbs can be incorporated into salads […]

3 foods you should never eat…

By: Dr. Keith Kantor What are some foods that you never eat? Syrup Soda, sports drinks or juice Processed snacks (pre package cakes, etc.) Why not? Syrup- it is the most potent form of sugar and hits the blood stream immediately, raising glucose and insulin levels. This response is a recipe for developing insulin resistance […]

Reducing Heart Attack Chances

By: Nathan Bradshaw Coronary illness is the number 1 cause of death in United States, stroke is number 5. Risk of heart disease is affected by many factors including being overweight, malnutrition, smoking cigarettes, stress, high blood pressure, and lack of physical activity. Prevention measures and treatments can reduce the risk of heart disease, and […]

How to reduce belly fat and decrease your risk for heart disease and Type 2 Diabetes.

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   There are numerous diets out there that use “drop belly fat” as a tag line to lure customers in hopes of achieving a flat mid section. In addition to the negative connotations to having too much belly fat, excess adipose tissue in the mid section is also a major […]

Sugar and the different names for sugar decoded.

Different Types of Sugar By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Agave nectar- Agave nectar(more accurately called agave syrup) is a sweetener commercially produced from several species of agave, including Agave tequilana (blue agave) and Agave  Agave syrup is sweeter than honey and tends to be less viscous. Most agave syrup comes from Mexico and South Africa. Agave nectar is a real sugar, as opposed to an artificial or […]

Super Easy Super Foods

By: Dr. Keith Kantor Turkey meat is sold in various forms, including whole, prepackaged slices, breast, thighs, mince, cutlets and tenderloins. Turkey farming is significantly different from other poultry farming. However, turkey consumption is growing, there is a lot of negative press about the quality of chicken and the integrity behind the it’s processing, it […]

A Trojan Horse – Take control of your health.

A Trojan Horse   Our mind set in America is to always try and improve our lot in life. Sometimes the results are positive and sometimes the outcomes are less than stellar. For instance, cars use to not have seat belts. When seat belts were first introduced, it was only in the form of a […]

Macro Nutrient Balance & the Plate Method

By: Dr. Keith Kantor   “Count your macros,” has become a popular recommendation among fitness, health and diet enthusiasts. What is this new nutritional logging method mean and how can it help you reach our health goals? I will explain macronutrient counting, give you percentage targets , the benefits, along with meal timing and how […]

Lunch Ideas for “Don’t Waste your Money Blog”

All of the options listed below can be prepared ahead of time and in bulk. This is a great way to keep cost down even more. Prepare 5 servings of the below options for a weeks worth of healthy lunches and low cost.   Southwest Tossed Salad *Photo credit- tastylies.com   Ingredients- 2-3 cups of romaine […]