Fit In Fitness 0

Posted on 15, January 2018

in Category Tips, Uncategorized

Have you started revisiting your exercise routine this month? It shouldn’t come as a surprise that physical activity is good for your heart and your health. Set your alarm, add an appointment to your calendar and make the commitment to improve your fitness. Here is how exercise improves your cardiovascular fitness.     Benefits of Regular Exercise on Cardiovascular Risk Factors   Increase in exercise tolerance Reduction in body weight Reduction in blood pressure Reduction in bad (LDL and total) cholesterol Increase in good (HDL) cholesterol Increase in insulin sensitivity   We hear so much about the long-term benefits of [&hellip

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Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs 0

Posted on 15, January 2018

in Category Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes   Ingredients 1 ½ pounds bone-in chicken thighs 1 pound baby bella mushrooms, sliced in half 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 pound small potatoes 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 sprigs fresh rosemary Kosher salt Pepper   Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Rinse and pat dry chicken thighs with a paper towel. Place chicken into a large mixing bowl. Drizzle olive oil, minced garlic over chicken thighs and season with salt and pepper. Place chicken thighs skin side down on a 9 x 13” baking sheet. Slice potatoes in half and [&hellip

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When (Not) to Eat 0

Posted on 8, January 2018

in Category Tips

We pay so much attention to what, when, and how much to eat, that this week we are examining when we should take a break from eating. There is mounting evidence to suggest that many health benefits can be obtained from a 12-hour overnight fast, including weight loss and increased insulin sensitivity for blood sugar control. This is a type of fasting, or time-restricted feeding may be a simple health solution that translates into sustained weight loss.   An important disclaimer is that any significant changes to your eating habits should be discussed with your primary care provider and the [&hellip

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10-Minute Chicken Taco Salad 0

Posted on 8, January 2018

in Category Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Makes: 4 servings   Ingredients 1 package PERDUE® SHORT CUTS® Carved Chicken Breast, Grilled (9 oz.) 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon taco seasoning mix 4 (6-inch) taco bowls 1 cup shredded salad greens 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup fresh or frozen corn ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese 2 green onions, chopped 1 fresh jalapeno, sliced or diced ½ cup sour cream 1 Tablepoon Sriracha, or more to taste 4 Tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped     Directions Sprinkle. Heat the vegetable oil [&hellip

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