All posts in the ‘ Healthy Living ’ Category


Live Gourmet Delves into Four Food Myths

March 7, 2017 | post a comment

  Today, healthy eating has taken foodie culture by storm. Magazines dedicated to the gluten free and Paleo diets are displayed prominently in our supermarket checkout line. Plant based diets are on the rise and more restaurants — from quick eats to fine dining — are including fresher, healthier options…. Read the Rest »

Power Up Your Fruits and Veggies for National Nutrition Month

March 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

  This month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is raising awareness about national nutrition. 2017’s slogan “Put Your Best Fork Forward” acts as a reminder that each bite counts. This got us thinking about snacking and how it fits into a well-balanced diet. In a Cleveland Clinic Wellness article,… Read the Rest »

Live Gourmet Celebrates American Heart Month with Healthy Recipes

February 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Live Gourmet Celebrates American Heart Month with Healthy Recipes

  As we enter the month of February, decorative hearts and cupids occupy neighborhood storefronts. Decadent boxes of chocolates and candies inscribed with “LUV” and “Be Mine” tantalize in the aisles of the grocery store. But before you reach for a few truffles, read this cardiovascular wellness post during American… Read the Rest »

Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season with Live Gourmet

January 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season with Live Gourmet

  Did you know? The influenza virus may survive better in colder, drier climates, and therefore be able to infect more people in the winter reports Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences blog.  With the holidays behind us and a long winter ahead, it’s important to protect yourself and… Read the Rest »

Keep Your Immune System Strong with Watercress Tea and Other Self Care Tips

October 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Keep Your Immune System Strong with Watercress Tea and Other Self Care Tips

  The crisp fall air often feels refreshing. Yet as temperatures dip and we find ourselves indoors more, influenza (AKA the flu) cases tend to increase during the month of October. Now in midst of school, activities and household responsibilities, it’s easy for families to begin to feel a bit… Read the Rest »

Running into Fall: Eat Leafy Greens to Give Your Athletic Performance a Boost

September 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Running into Fall: Eat Leafy Greens to Give Your Athletic Performance a Boost

  Marathon running may not be synonymous with fall pastimes like sipping pumpkin lattes or heading to the cider mill. Yet, thousands of diligent individuals are preparing for half and full marathons around the world this season. These athletes have to properly cross-train, fit in ample training time and stretch to… Read the Rest »

Live Gourmet Celebrates Family Meals Month – You Can Too!

September 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Live Gourmet Celebrates Family Meals Month – You Can Too!

  In 2015, the FMI Foundation launched the family meals movement to help American families achieve the goal of sharing one more family meal each week at home with items from the grocery store.  The family meals movement culminates this September with National Family Meals Month™, and we invite you to join us in celebrating! Tell us or show us with a photo what’s… Read the Rest »

Throwback Thursday: Living Watercress Plays a Key Role in UV Safety Month

July 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Throwback Thursday: Living Watercress Plays a Key Role in UV Safety Month

Last year we wrote about the importance of UV Safety Month and this July is no different. As our patrons and their families spend increasing time outdoors this season, we feel it’s vital to revisit this informative post. While we gather with friends and family for barbecues, travel to vacation houses… Read the Rest »

Show Some Culinary Love this Valentine’s Day During American Heart Month

February 10, 2016 | Comments Off on Show Some Culinary Love this Valentine’s Day During American Heart Month

  February is American Heart Month, and according to the CDC, nearly 1 in 3 deaths in the US each year is caused by heart disease and stroke. At least 200,000 deaths from heart disease and stroke each year are preventable. What can you do prevent heart disease? Stop smoking, incorporate… Read the Rest »

Make Homemade Tea with our Living Watercress

January 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Make Homemade Tea with our Living Watercress

  Tea has been consumed for over 4,000 years for its association with good health, its calming effect and as a social custom amongst cultures around the world. Ask people how they like their tea and you’re bound to get a variety of responses: black tea with milk and sugar,… Read the Rest »