Weight Loss


Added Sugars: 3 Things to Look Out For

Added Sugars

Added sugars are sugars and syrups added to foods or beverages when they are processed or prepared. If you are focusing on eating healthy and staying within your calorie needs, look to limit added sugars. These are not the naturally occurring sugars founds in milk and fruits, and for a healthy diet, include a wide […]

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5 Ways a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Can Help You

A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

A registered dietitian nutritionist, or RDN, can help you navigate through the often murky waters of nutrition information, provide easy to follow advice, and further educate you and your family about nutrition and a healthy diet.  Here are 5 things you might know about a registered dietitian nutritionist. A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Meets Very High […]

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Probiotics, Prebiotics and Steps To Better Digestive Health

Prebiotics vs Probiotics

You’ve probably heard of probiotics, but what about prebiotics?  Here, we will explain what probiotics and prebiotics are, and how they can lead to better gut health.  Probiotics and prebiotics exist in supplement form, but they are widely available in an array of common, every day foods.  1. Probiotics Probiotics are active, live cultures just […]

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5 Ways to Avoid Food Traps

avoid food traps

Trying to avoid food traps but keep getting stuck? Food traps are situations and places that make it difficult to stick to your healthy eating plan. We all have to avoid food traps everyday, and here are some tips on avoiding common food traps. Vacations It can be difficult to stick to your regular diet […]

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Kids in the Kitchen: 5 Ways to Get Your Kids Cooking

get your kids cooking

Let’s look at ways to get your kids cooking healthy foods. Cooking more meals at home is a great way to improve health. By cooking at home, you can take control over what you and your family eat. Getting kids involved in various stages of cooking has many benefits. Kids feel good about doing “grown-up” […]

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3 Reasons Yoga Can Help Fight Pediatric Obesity

pediatric obesity

Today, one in five kids between the ages of 6-19 suffers pediatric obesity. Pediatric Obesity has immediate and long-term effects on well-being and health. If you are looking to address childhood obesity, physical activity is key to developing a healthy weight. Today, we will discuss how yoga can be a healthy physical activity for children and […]

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5 Ways to Apply SMART Goals to your New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions: The beginning of the year can be a great time to set goals, but people often fall behind on unrealistic and unattainable goals. Today, we will discuss how SMART goals can help you stick to your resolutions without the usual frustration. A S.M.A.R.T. goal is a goal that is specific, measurable, attainable, […]

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5 Easy Tips to Add More Vegetables to Your Day

Current dietary guidelines recommend that half of your plate at every meal be fruits and vegetables.  Adding a wide variety of fruits and vegetables to your diet has a major nutrition diet, but it can be difficult to make the switch.  Whether you are preparing and cooking for yourself or your family, we will discuss […]

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Kids and Body Image: 5 Ways to Promote Positivity

Body image is an integral part of developing a healthy lifestyle, and fostering a positive body image in kids helps them to feel comfortable and confident.  Kids with a negative body image feel more self-conscious and anxious, and are at a greater risk for eating disorders and excessive weight gain.  So how do you implement […]

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7 Healthy Rules for Dining Out

If you are eating healthier, you are probably aware that is a lot easier to control calories, fat and other nutrients when you cook the food that ends up on your plate.  But healthy eating can still be fun, and you do not need to fear dining out if you are trying to eat healthier.  […]

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