Category: Wellness & Fitness

How to Have a Happy Holiday Without Stress or Smoke

  Holidays are supposed to be an enjoyable time when family and friends gather together with food and drinks, but it can also be stressful as people rush from place to place. A cigarette can sound like the perfect way […]

How to Manage Smoking Cravings

  There is no denying that tobacco urges are powerful. In fact, cravings are the hardest part of quitting smoking for many people. Try to remember that cravings come and go and only last a few minutes, regardless of whether […]

Healthy Recipe Round-up

We round up our favorite healthy recipes again in honor of National Nutrition Month!  Feel free to download these recipes for your family. All recipe cards have full nutrition facts. Japanese-Style Beef and Noodle Soup   Ingredients for broth 4 […]

Honor Your Heart by Quitting Smoking

  Quitting smoking is tough, and for many, takes more than one try. It may be one of the hardest things to do, but it will be one of the best decisions of your life. In addition to saving thousands […]

Eight Lucky Dishes to Enjoy for Lunar New Year

  For many Chinese and ethnic families, February marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year.  Celebrated over 15 days, it is one of the most eventful times of the year. In the Chinese community, the biggest festivity starts on […]

Make Quitting Smoking Your New Year’s Resolution

  Every year, people around the world make New Year’s resolutions—to be more active, spend more time with family, eat healthier, and many more. If you are one of the 7 out of 10 U.S. smokers who want to quit […]

Managing Diabetes – Healthy Meal Planning

If you are living with diabetes, you can still enjoy the dishes you like and be healthy. Food affects blood sugar levels differently in people with diabetes, and so you need to pay attention to the foods you choose. Having […]

Go Outside for National Parks and Recreation Month!

This month marks the 30th year of National Parks and Recreation Month! What do NYC parks have to offer? Get moving at your local recreation center – many offer free or low- cost classes, including basketball, swimming, yoga, and many […]

Beat the Heat with Healthy Summer Drinks

What better way to beat the heat than a tall, cold summer drink? We should drink about 8-9 cups of fluids every day to stay healthy—especially in the summer. Many bottled and store-bought drinks are packed with lots of sugar. […]

Happy Older Americans Month! How Are You Celebrating?

  There is Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and even Children’s Day celebrated in certain cultures. If there is a day to honor our seniors, it would be in May. May is Older Americans Month and we are sharing fun ways […]