Learn how to improve your diet to get the most from your workouts provided by Jacques Courseault, M.D.!

Intermittent Fasting: The “New” Way to Eat for Health?

Dear Exercise Menu Readers,

Throughout the years I have done my best to present research-backed information regarding weight loss, health and fitness to you. My philosophy for overall health is “intensity with simplicity,” and I hope […]

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Healthy New Orleans Gumbo Recipe

Jambalaya, crawfish pie, filé gumbo are the opening words of a popular New Orleans song. Like its music, New Orleans is its food and its food is New Orleans. New Orleans is a […]

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Quinoa Health Benefits: Different Is Good!

Quinoa (KEEN-wah) is a “new” super food that is becoming more prevalent in mainstream grocery stores. In fact, the quinoa boom is so great, the United Nations General Assembly declared the year 2013 as the […]

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Is there a difference between Wild-Caught and Farm-Raised Fish?

Learn how to make the best informed decision when choosing between wild-caught fish and farm-raised fish!

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Sweet Basil Honey Salmon Healthy Recipe

I am not a chef…

I see cooking as an art and a hobby at times, but I cannot say it is a passion. In fact, I am not a huge follower of recipes, as I […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Pre-Game Plan to Avoid Weight Gain

Thanksgiving…

What comes to mind?

Family, friends, football and FOOD!!!

Yes indeed! What a joyous time of year. A time to kick back. A time to chill out. A time to settle down into the holiday spirit. And […]

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Jamie Meeks: Interview With LSU Athletics Sports Nutritionist

Jamie Meeks Jamie Meeks, LSU Sports Nutritionist

Jamie Meeks, R.D, is the sports nutrition coordinator for the LSU Athletics Department. She is LSU’s first staff Sports Nutritionist, […]

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Mediterranean Diet, Olive Oil and Nuts: Key to Health?

Another excellent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal further supports the greatness of the Mediterranean diet, olive oil and nuts in improving health.

Metabolic syndrome (high blood pressure, low HDL, high triglycerides […]

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Healthy Slant Recipe: Savory Shrimp Quinoa

Quinoa — potentially one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Shrimp — one of the tastiest meats on the planet. Combine quinoa, shrimp with a handful of vegetables and […]

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