Easy-Cook Grain Guide

From familiar nutty brown rice to less well-known, smoky-flavor freekeh, whole grains are simple to cook and high in nutritional value. Grains are the cornerstone to many delicious, healthful meals.

Body Boosters

Eating right isn’t only about looking healthy, it’s about getting nutrition to fuel your body and prevent disease.

Winter Break

When cabin fever hits, get out and experience the great outdoors.

How To Stay On Track

Corporate parties, family get-togethers and other holiday gatherings mean lots of festive food and cocktails that can put a damper on even the most-seasoned dieter’s efforts. By taking a different approach this season, you can enjoy your favorite foods.

50 Small Steps to Change

You don’t have to make a grand sweeping change to start impacting your life for the better. Focus on micro goals with clear and easy steps and let the results snowball. As you strive for progress rather than perfection, ask God for wisdom and guidance.

Get Moving

Physical exercise is the cornerstone of good and lasting health. Study after study has proven that healthy eating habits and regular exercise are the keys to living longer and with more vitality. They are the only true fountain of youth.

3 Simple Steps to Eating Better

Good health starts by fueling your body with fresh, nutritious foods. with a few small steps now, you can start making healthy changes that will last a lifetime.

9 Easy Habits for Better Health

The importance of good health also seems obvious: It makes everyday work, play and living enjoyable, meaningful, effective and successful. Yet there’s a reason beyond practicality and happiness for taking good care of our bodies. God wants us to.

Just Start

Certified fitness professional and author of 'The Wellness Revelation' Alisa Keeton will challenge you to get fit with God so that He can free you to complete your purpose. She teaches that when we get fit physically and spiritually, we will be better equipped to love and serve others. Learn how to change the way you perceive yourself and the way that you live your life.

Seek Peace

We are carrying more on our plates than ever before. Technology, opportunities and the pace of life have pushed our capacity past the limits. God created us to live within a balance of work and rest. By taking time to reflect, reorganize and re-focus, we can return our lives to a manageable, spirit-led pace.

Good Carbs Vs. Bad Carbs

Carbs tend to get a bad rap these days. From low-carb to high-carb diets, which one is best? The answer is not so simple. Carbs have an important function: They provide energy. If you don’t eat enough, you can feel sluggish, unfocused and unmotivated. On the other hand, consume too many of the wrong kind of carbs and you risk gaining body fat or developing a chronic disease, such as diabetes. Here’s a crash course on carbs so you’ll choose foods that are best for you.

5 Ways to Combat Stress

Adopt these good-for-you habits. They foster physical and mental health and a sense of spiritual well-being.

Divine by Design: Lessons from the Garden

What better way to celebrate Spring than by planting a vegetable garden. Cultivating this God-given bounty nourishes both body and spirit while reaffirming our faith.

Everyday Habits

Many of us have unhealthy habits that we wish we could break, change or toss out the window. The truth is that changing a habit is difficult and can seem like a big challenge. Focusing on our daily habits, exercise and smart eating is a great place to start. Here are some simple steps we can take each day to help us lead a more balanced life.

Real Retreat

A calm place where you can escape the troubles of the world and regroup is one of the most restorative rooms in the house.

Wake Up!

The side effects of caffeine—headaches, acid reflux and insomnia, to name a few—can be real buzzkills. Try a healthy alternative to your daily cup of joe for clean-living energy.

Soak Up Color

Color affects us, maybe more than we think. As the days get shorter and the colors of nature hibernate for the winter, many people suffer from winter blues. It’s more than just a phrase: The lack of sunlight can affect people to such an extent that they become depressed, referred to as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD syndrome.

Smooth Weight Loss

If you’ve added exercise to your weight-loss program, your body needs nutritious foods for fuel. We’ll get you started with a fruit smoothie.

Mind & Body Mood Boosters

Don't let the winter months put a freeze on your joy. Beat SAD with biblical wisdom and these natural remedies.

Time for Tea

Bring out that lovely ceramic teapot and brew a few cups of black, green or oolong tea. Enjoy the flavor—and the health benefits.

Juice Power

Fruit-and-veggie juicing is part of a healthy weight-loss diet, says Cherie Calbom, MS, author of The Juice Lady’s Turbo Diet.

Skin Saving Solutions

Experts say to guess a woman's age, look at her hands. Keep your hands young looking with our favorite creams. All of them contain natural ingredients such as grape, macadamia and citrus see oil, shea butter, avocado and minerals.

Call to Fitness

The latest in fitness equipment is the smart phone. New phone apps put a personal trainer in your pocket as the world becomes your gym. Here are seven helpful apps and what they will do for you.

The Healthy Plate

Begin your healthful eating plan by filling three-quarters of your plate with vegetables, grains and fruit.

Healthy Choices

Experienced cooks know that substituting ingredients in recipes is a practical way to increase the nutrition of a dish while cutting down on unwanted salt, fat or sugar.

Sugar: The Do's and Don'ts

Sweeteners are almost irresistible, but health professionals are warning us to cut back on sugars. Here’s some information that will help you make better choices.

Simple Snacks

Healthy snack is no oxymoron. Try one of these. Running low on energy? Get a boost with our protein-rich pick-me-ups. Watching your weight? Make a low-calorie option that tastes delicious.

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