SMART motivation

Advice for setting a healthy goal For all of you out there wishing to lose weight / acquire a healthier lifestyle / exercise more often, remember to act “SMART” when setting your personal goal. Be SPECIFIC about what you want to accomplish. … Continue reading

BBC News – Cancer tidal wave, we should focus on food!!!

FINALLY !!!! SOMEONE WITH THE RIGHT IDEAS… I read this article yesterday and was both excited and relieved. These type of newspaper articles are becoming increasingly more common (THANK GOD). The World Health Organization (WHO) posted this yesterday regarding what … Continue reading

HHW’s Top Attractions in 2013..in case you missed them!

Goodbye 2013, hello 2014!! Another 365 days of life gone, lived and enjoyed. Why don’t we kick off this new year of  blogging by reviewing the best of 2013? I’ve included a picture collage of our most popular attractions in … Continue reading

Food for thought

Hello Readers!   First of all Happy Holidays. I just started my Christmas break before entering my LAST semester as a medical student. I can’t believe I’ve gotten so far, so fast. I know many of you get some extra … Continue reading

Chia Seeds: Eat like an Aztec

I think any article that aims to talk about Chia seeds has to start with a reference to the iconic little Chia pets of the 90’s to have any sort of credibility. Yup. These are those same seeds that made the … Continue reading

{Body meet cabbage your new friend: Cabbage & Broccoli Asian Stir-fry}

Introduction: This vegetable side is cheap and simple. A small head of cabbage can cost about $1 and some change, plus there are several types to choose from. The most common types (easily found in regular supermarkets) are red, green, … Continue reading

Nutrition and Acne

“Don’t eat chocolate. It will give you acne and everybody knows girls don’t like acne.” I’ve heard numerous versions of this speech, but none ever deterred me from devouring all sorts of chocolate products in my youth. When puberty struck … Continue reading

{Overnight Oatmeal: an affordable and nutritious breakfast alternative}

Summary:  Porridge is considered a traditional breakfast in many countries.  Why? It’s cheap, warm and comforting. However do you know that oatmeal is actually very healthy? It’s health quality can actually increase or decrease depending on how you prepare it. … Continue reading

{Papaya-apple smoothie + some information about the GLYCEMIC INDEX}

Summary: This is a super simple recipe. With only 3 ingredients you achieve a great tasting smoothie. Health benefits? Well you’ve all heard the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”… Well there is some truth behind that … Continue reading

{Asian Fusion Salad + Honey Ginger Dressing: can you guess the superfood ingredient?}

  Summary:  Summer = fresh and cool cuisine. At least for me… So as you will see most of what I created lately has been juices, smoothies and salads. Well nothing beats the heat like these healthy meals and snacks! … Continue reading