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The Top 5 Supplements Everyone Should Consider in the New Year

By Carla Iafelice

Whether you are new to taking vitamins or have been using them for decades – shopping for supplements can be an overwhelming experience. It is my hope that my recommendations will help take some of the guesswork out of which supplements to use and also highlight brands found at Heinen’s that may be beneficial for […]

5 Better-For-You Holiday Swaps

By Carla Iafelice

With parties, family gatherings and get-togethers filling your calendar, there are plenty of opportunities to slip up and overindulge in our favorite traditional holiday dishes and treats. None of us want to go into the new year with a Santa-like belly, but sometimes avoiding those seasonal goodies is easier said than done. If this a problem […]

5 Effortless Plant-Based Food Swaps to Help You Become Firmly Planted

By Carla Iafelice

Are you struggling to incorporate plant-based foods into your diet or looking for a change? Not-so-healthy food choices can contribute to a lack of energy, aches and pains and weight gain. What if I promised that when you consume plant-based foods that you will begin to transform your health? If you’re ready to unleash your […]

Managing Sugars Over the Holidays

By Carla Iafelice

For many years, I’ve had the rewarding opportunity to counsel our customers and associates on the challenges related to managing holiday eating. It seems that everywhere we turn there are sugary treats and drinks tempting us. However, the holidays can be a meaningful time, rather than challenging time of year if you’re mindful about keeping […]

Physical Exercise for Brain Health

By Carla Iafelice

Your brain is no different than the rest of the muscles in your body – you either use it or lose it. The benefits of physical exercise, especially aerobic exercise, have positive effects on brain function ranging from the molecular level to the behavioral level. Exercise affects the brain on multiple fronts. It increases heart […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Care About Eating Healthy

By Carla Iafelice

Eating healthy isn’t always easy, but committing to a healthy diet can be the smartest decision you ever make. Why? Not only can eating well make you look and feel better, it can also save you money. If you need some help getting motivated, here are my top reasons to include a few more nutrient-packed […]