Nutrition

Coping with Halloween candy

Halloween is quickly approaching! Whether you have kids who plan on trick-or-treating until their bags are full or you have candy on hand to give out to neighborhood kids, you may end up with a lot of tempting treats around the house! Try these tips to help you avoid overindulging on candy. Satisfy your sweet…

Choosing healthy carbohydrates

Carbohydrates have a bad reputation. Many people think that in order to eat healthy, lose weight or prevent diabetes, they need to eliminate or drastically reduce the amount of carbs they eat. In reality, not all carbs are created equal. Carbs come in many forms, and some are healthier than others. When considering carbs, the…

17 tips to improve your well-being

  Looking to be happy and healthy. Then you may be interested in these 17 easy tips to help you improve your health and well-being. Start the New Year off on the right foot by trying some or all of these ideas! Drink more water. Water is a healthy calorie-free and sugar-free beverage option. Add…

7 tips to stay energized and productive this winter

For many people, the onset of the winter months can trigger a form of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), sometimes called the “winter blues.” But for many more, the limited sunlight, inclement weather and restricted activity just leads to them feeling sluggish and zapped of energy. Now more than ever, it’s important to pay…

Reorganizing your kitchen for healthy eating

1.24.2017 Have you ever considered that your eating habits may be influenced by the way your kitchen is organized? Well, it’s true! You can support your nutrition goals and improve your ability to choose healthy foods by reorganizing your kitchen. The primary goal of reorganizing your kitchen for healthy eating is to have your healthier…

Iron: An essential pregnancy nutrient

Iron is an essential nutrient for everyone. Your body uses iron to help your blood carry oxygen throughout your body. This nutrient becomes even more important during pregnancy since the amount of blood you have increases, and your baby needs oxygen! Women who don’t get enough iron during pregnancy may become fatigued, at risk for…

Slow-cook your way to warm, healthy meals

2.21.2017 It’s always nice to come home to a hot, healthy and home-cooked meal. Using a slow cooker to prepare healthy food that’s ready when you’re ready to enjoy it can help you avoid stopping at the drive-thru on the way home or having to cook while hungry. Plus, winter is a great season to…