High-Fiber Mixed Berry Overnight Oats

If you’ve not yet jumped on the overnight oat train, you may well be persuaded by the health benefits oats can provide! Oats are packed with fiber, the main soluble fiber being beta-glucan. This is the magic ingredient, leaves you feeling fuller for longer thanks to the fact that they slow down digestion, suppress appetite, and…

Black Bean Mushroom Veggie Burger

A burger so hearty and delicious you won’t miss the meat. The black beans and mushrooms are the perfect combination. This burger can be decked out with so many seasons and toppings, you’ll serve it over and over again.

Quinoa Breakfast Bars

A grab ‘n go breakfast that’s tasty and easy to make. We make them without all of the added sugar found in store-bought bars.

A Simple Exercise That Burns More Calories Than Walking

I have always advised my patients that walking is a great exercise.  A pair of sneakers and comfortable clothes is all you need to get started.  Taking the stairs instead of the elevator has been another of my common suggestions, and as the colder weather quickly approaches, maybe we should consider starting a stair climbing…

The Vegetable from the Fountain of Youth

“If you’re looking for the Fountain of Youth, kale may just be it!” Tom Gatto, a registered dietician, updates us on the nutritional powerhouse called kale. His discussion includes nutrient density, how to prepare it, and which vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants it contains and how they enhance our health. My vimeo channel: vimeo.com/channels/drpolcino Web: dr-polcino.com Facebook: facebook.com/DrPolcino Twitter: twitter.com/DrPolcino

A Way to Help Determine the Status of Your Weight

…..Weight control is a major concern for most of us.  As menopause approaches, many women experience an increase in their weight, with about 70% being overweight.  Body mass index (BMI) is a commonly used calculation that quantifies where our weight is, and when using this classification, about 50% of perimenopausal and menopausal women are considered…