Author Archives: The HealthiNation Team

Tennis (Workout), Anyone?

Your first name doesn’t need to be Serena, Roger, Maria or Novak to reap the rewards of playing tennis. Anyone can pick up a racquet, whack a few balls and get in great shape in the process. “This demanding sport … Continue reading

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MEATLESS MONDAY: Avocado and Grilled Onion Tartines with Roasted Vinaigrette

Forget to take your multivitamin? Make up for it with this super healthy open-faced sandwich (aka, tartine), which is jam-packed with key nutrients. This simple dish from chef Viviane Bauquet Farre, creator of the e-magazine foodandstyle.com, is easy to make: … Continue reading

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ASK HN: “What’s the skinny on breastfeeding and weight loss?”

Expert on Call: Melissa Nagin, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Here are three fun facts about breastfeeding and shedding baby-weight without even trying. 1. Slim Down Faster: Mothers who breastfeed are more likely to end up in their pre-pregnancy jeans … Continue reading

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MEATLESS MONDAY: Curried Tempeh Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Mango Chutney

With Labor Day marking the end of summer in just two weeks, now is the time to cram as much grilling into your schedule as possible. While this high-protein VeggieBelly.com recipe calls for a cast-iron skillet, we think this grilled cheese … Continue reading

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ASK HN: “What’s the deal with Chia seeds – should I try them?”

EXPERT ON CALL: Sharon Richter, R.D. Cha-cha-cha Chia! Remember the popular 80′s TV commercial that made growing a garden on ceramic pets, like puppies and bunnies, impossibly adorable and fun? Well, those same seeds that made that green bush grow … Continue reading

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