We’re taking a peek behind the scenes at Puritan’s Pride, where our team is dedicated to helping you make good decisions about health and wellness. Kristin Schierenbeck is a Certified Nutrition Specialist for Puritan’s Pride. In this two part series, Kristin answers questions about healthy lifestyles, and shows us a little bit more about her job, dedicated to helping people live healthy lives.
Every now and then I stop and take a look at my habits. Are they helping me in my quest for better health? Do I look and feel the way I really want to? Have I slid back to my old ways without noticing?
When I heard about my friend Raj’s heart attack, I was shocked. He was a lifelong vegetarian, worked out daily, and maintained a healthy weight. If someone like Raj could have a heart attack, how could I prevent the same thing from happening to me?
Grocery shopping does not top the list of my favorite things to do, but I’m probably in our local market at least three times a week just for more fresh fruits and vegetables. If you must know, I have to go back every few days just to keep my home stocked with oranges. Each time I buy them, I purchase 15 to 20 at a time. I’m not kidding.
Do you remember the days when yogurt was a thin pudding like substance filled with sugar and a bit of fruit? In the past few years, what we used to think of as a healthy snack has gotten a bit more confusing as the buzz has turned to probiotics, prebiotics, and the various cultures that we now are being told are good for our gut.
February is Heart Health Month, so what better way to celebrate than with a fun and informative Twitter Party? Join us on Thursday, February 20th from 9-10 pm ET to talk about all Matters of the Heart!
For at least the last three years (and I’m guessing many more), the number-one New Year’s resolution has been some version of lose weight, get fit, or eat healthier. We live in a society that is yo-yo obsessed with fitness, health and appearance. We want to eat healthier, but we love food. We feel better when we exercise, but we are always talking about how busy we are.
Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, or you’re making a romantic dessert for your significant other, chocolate covered strawberries are a great way to enjoy something decadent with the added freshness and nourishment of fruit!
I got my first taste of curry while traveling to London for business. One of my colleagues insisted that I join him for lunch at his favorite curry restaurant. I agreed because I’m an adventurous eater and I like to try new things.
As a college student in the 90s, I spent much time watching late-night TV. As a consequence, I witnessed the golden age of infomercials – Ginsu® knives, spray-on hair, the ThighMaster™, and psychic hotlines. But my favorite was the Jack LaLanne PowerJuicer®.