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Kristen Bourque

Articles by Kristen Bourque

Key Foods to Include Throughout Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time for soon to be parents. Although mothers can enjoy a less than healthy craving from time to time, it is ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Favorites With a Healthy Twist

Making your traditional Thanksgiving meal a bit lighter. Read More »

Staying Healthy During the Holiday Hoopla

How to avoid those unwanted holiday pounds but still make the most of your holiday season with friends and family. Read More »

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Non-Organic vs. Organic Veggies

Understanding the difference between organic veggies and non-organic veggies can help you make the smartest decision as a consumer according to what's important to you. Read More »

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Top 5 Healthiest Natural Sweeteners

One of the best ways for people to lose weight is to use natural sweeteners instead of sugar. Read More »

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Olive Oil Myths and Facts

Throughout the years, you probably have heard chefs and magazines discussing the health benefits of olive oil. Read More »

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Healthy Winter Snacks

It is all to easy to indulge during the holiday season. There is an abundance of sweet drinks and decadent Read More »

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Staying Motivated When the Temperature Drops

Once cooler temperatures hit, it can be all to easy to cover up with cozy sweaters and sip on one too Read More »

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The Best Recipe Books for Healthy Eating

There is such a variety of cookbooks available in stores that it can make it difficult to know which Read More »

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4 Healthy Recipes for Fall

Fall isn't just the time for pulling out those cozy sweaters. It also marks the return of luscious pumpkin, Read More »

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Are Kale Popsicles the New Juice Fad?

Innocent Ice Pops are the latest craze to reach the market and have been a big hit among consumers. Started Read More »

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These Are the Most Unhealthy Foods in the World

Unhealthy foods are not limited to the United States. Many countries you visit will offer up their fair Read More »

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The 5 Worst Items at Red Lobster

In the final part of our 10-part series on eating at chain restaurants, we take a look at Red Lobster. Read More »

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The 5 Worst Items at KFC

In the fourth part of our 10-part series on eating at chain restaurants, we take a look at KFC. Check Read More »

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Is the Paleo Diet Safe and Effective?

The Paleo Diet was written by Dr. Loren Cordain Ph.D. The main premise of this diet focuses on consuming Read More »

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6 Ways for Couples to Diet Together

A recent study from the online journal Health Communications revealed that couples can have problems Read More »

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The 5 Most Unhealthy Comfort Foods

Comfort foods are a favorite among many, and for good reason. With the first bite, they instantly provide Read More »

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5 Easy Tips to Help You Plan Healthy Meals

Now that a new year is upon us, many view it as an opportunity for a fresh start. Losing weight usually Read More »

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Ditch the Fruitcake! 8 Healthy Desserts to Eat this Year

The holidays are a joyous time in which we get to celebrate with family and friends, but they are often Read More »

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7 Tips that Will Help You Stay in Shape this Christmas Season

With the holidays in tow, the highlight for many during this season is gathering with family and friends Read More »

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The 6 Jobs that Burn the Most Calories

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise each week Read More »

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6 Ways to Incorporate Pumpkin into Your Meals

Fall not only brings chilly weather and festive holidays, but the return of pumpkin season. These days, Read More »

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6 Ways to Incorporate Autumn Produce into Meals

There is a plentiful array of options for fruits and vegetables available in the fall. Be sure to utilize Read More »