Dr. Piazza’s 5 Healthy Snacks to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Halloween can be a fun time for costumes and make-up, but most Halloween events also involve sugar-laden treats that are bad for your health. While occasional sugar splurges are not a problem, when sugary treats are part of your daily diet, they can lead to a host of health problems. Scientific research shows that sugary […]

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Dr. Piazza’s Healthy Holiday Baking Recipes

Baking cookies with your children for Santa is a long-held tradition the night before Christmas Eve. The below recipes are a great way to keep your traditions in place, while teaching your children the importance of healthy choices, sweets or not. My son, although 5, has begun to recognize the importance of eating healthy, and […]

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Thanksgiving Makeover: Delicious and Healthy Recipes

The holiday season comes with a slew of guilt. Each dinner you are presented with choices that are steeped in tradition and delicious temptation. It is unnerving for most, and often, in the end, you give over to your desires and fill yourself with dense, rib-sticking foods that are devoid of any nutrition. Take charge […]

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Dr. Piazza’s Healthy Post-Workout Protein Shake Recipe

It is important, after exercising, to replenish your body’s supply of amino-acids, which are organic compounds that help build muscle and repair tissue. The best way to do this is with a protein shake. However, most believe the kind of protein they need can be found in meat and dairy, and use powders like creatine and whey. […]

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Dr. Piazza’s 15 Minute Recipe for Healthy Pizza

The American Staple: Pizza is the single most frequently consumed food in America. It is a favorite amongst every family, party, and often the cause of a late night craving. Our understanding of pizza ingredients goes as such: crust, cooking oil, tomato sauce, and mozzarella cheese. White pizza crust is made with nutrient depleted flour. Canola, […]

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Dr. Piazza’s 6 Healthy Meals for Kids

Parents share this common knowledge: kids hate eating the good stuff. When they’re infants it comes easy: mashed carrots, sweet potatoes, peas, etc. Somewhere between the ages of 2 and 3 they become predisposed to being contrary towards their choice in cuisine. As their palates develop, children want the tastiest treat– any time of the day. Image used via […]

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