If you’ve been enjoying the recent influx of fresh produce at your local market or farmer’s stand, consider doing one better and creating your own summer garden. You might be surprised at how easy it can be to grow fresh vegetables — green thumb not required! Even people with little gardening experience or yard space can grow something this summer….
If you’re lucky enough to be traveling overseas anytime soon, take some steps now, before you leave, to help ensure you have a safe and enjoyable trip.

Start off on the right foot

See your doctor to discuss any vaccines, medicines, or precautions you should take before your leave. If possible, schedule your visit 4 – 6 weeks before you travel,…
I’ve always assumed that nutritional counseling is something you do when you’re finally serious about healthy eating and losing weight. But after speaking with registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Janelle Eligon-Ketchum of Nutrition Unlimited, I learned that nutritional counseling can help you achieve even more — whether it’s improving your race time in the Blue Cross Broad Street Run or managing a chronic health condition like diabetes or high blood pressure….