Novu Health Engagement Blog

Novu's Weight Loss Support Group Sheds the Pounds

Laura Emiola

The top ten Novu members in our Weight Loss Support Group have lost an average of 23 pounds since November 2013. Weight Loss Support Group members participate in weekly coaching calls covering the latest in weight loss advice. They take charge of their health...

Read More

Broccoli Could Prevent Arthritis

Novu Health

Famously disliked by President George H.W. Bush and kids across America, broccoli has been found to prevent or slow the progress of the most common form of arthritis, according to a new study in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism.

Read More

Great Grilling Tips for Diabetics

Novu Health

If you have diabetes, grilling is a great way to prepare meals. The key to diabetic grilling is to focus on lean meats and vegetables and to avoid sugar-heavy barbecue sauces.

Read More

What A Week's Worth of Groceries Looks Like Around the World

Elycia Arendt

What does a week's worth or groceries look like in the United States? What about Guatemala? Photographer Peter Menzel tackled this very question in his book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats. In it, Menzel profiles 30 families around the world, including a...

Read More

Vegetarians Have a Lower Risk for Heart Disease

Elycia Arendt

In one of the largest studies of its kind to date, researchers from Loma Linda University in California report that vegetarians have a lower risk for heart disease than meat eaters.

Read More

Google Nutrition: What is it and Why Should I Care?

Elycia Arendt

Last week, Google unveiled a new nutrition feature for its search engine, allowing users to find the nutritional information for over 1,000 fruits, vegetables, meats and meals. Using data from the USDA, search results list the calorie counts and nutritional...

Read More

Top 5 Worst Iced Coffee Drinks and Their Healthy Alternatives

Novu Health

Hot summer weather makes us want to relax and reach for a cool refreshing drink. If you are the mood to treat yourself, you may be tempted to order an iced coffee.

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates