The Adonis Complex

The Adonis Complex

The term “Adonis Complex” is not a medical term.  It is being used to describe a variety of body image concerns which have been plaguing boys and men, especially throughout the last two decades.  It does not describe any one body image problem of males,...
Healthy Recipe: Irish Lamb Stew

Healthy Recipe: Irish Lamb Stew

Lamb stew has long been known as Irish penicillin.  It consists of a rich stew full of potatoes, leeks and carrots.  In traditional fashion, nothing here is browned first, just all stewed together.  To keep it healthy make sure to trim the lamb of any visible fat...
Monthly Health Tips: March

Monthly Health Tips: March

Stretch of the Month Piriformis Stretch! How to – Lie on your back. Bend your left knee and lift it halfway to your chest. Grasp your knee with your right hand and pull it toward your right shoulder, keeping both buttocks against the floor. Hold for 20 seconds;...
Lent – What are You Giving Up?

Lent – What are You Giving Up?

Today is the start of the Lent season and many people will be giving up something for the next 40 days.  We have heard some interesting ones but some of the most common ones include not eating chocolate, no dessert, no alcohol, no fast food and/or no red meat.  ...
Energy Drinks – Are They Healthy?

Energy Drinks – Are They Healthy?

Energy drinks are a 10 billion dollar industry in the US, and are predicted to grow exponentially as time continues.  The target market appears to be 15 to 40 year olds, for whom energy drinks are marketed.  This concentrated supply of caffeine and energy offers...
Healthy Recipe: Pomegranate Duck

Healthy Recipe: Pomegranate Duck

Ingredients 1 pound boneless duck breast, skin removed 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small shallot, finely chopped 1 cup pomegranate juice 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth, 1 teaspoon cornstarch 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley,...