Food Safety: 3 Important Things to Know

food safety

Let’s look at food safety. If you are trying to eat healthier, and preparing meals at home, your focus is most likely on nutrition, ingredients and cooking. However, food safety is an important part of being an effective home cook. If you are not paying attention, multitasking in the kitchen can come with serious safety […]

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Carbohydrates and a Healthy Diet: 5 Things to Know

Carbohydrates and a Healthy Diet

There’s a lot of information, and misinformation, about carbohydrates and sugar in the media. If you and your family are trying to eat healthier, you might be curious about fitting carbohydrates into a healthy diet. Here is what to consider when working carbs into your daily diet. Carbs are Energy. Carbohydrates are the body’s most […]

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Ways to Eat Mindfully this Holiday Season

Ways to Eat Mindfully

Do you try to eat mindfully? How about at the Holidays? The holiday season can be an especially difficult time to stick to your healthy eating resolutions.  However, you can enjoy your favorite foods and still have a healthy diet. Mindful eating and paying attention to what you eat can help you to maintain your […]

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Easy Ways to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Easy Ways to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Trying to stay healthy this holiday season will be no easy task. Eating well during the holidays can be difficult. However, it is definitely possible to stick to your healthy eating goals while still celebrating with friends and family. Keep reading for 3 easy ways to stay healthy this holiday season. Be Healthy This Holiday […]

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Reasons to Include Iron Rich Foods in Your Child’s Diet

include iron in your child’s

There are many good reasons to include iron rich foods in your child’s diet. The mineral iron is an important nutrient in any healthy diet. Iron enables hemoglobin to carry oxygen in the blood, so that oxygen can get to the body’s tissues and organs. Iron is found in dark leafy greens and meats, and […]

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Breaking Unhealthy Eating Habits: 3 Ways to Begin

Breaking Unhealthy Eating Habits

Do your kids have unhealthy eating habits? Teaching your kids healthy eating habits is giving them tools they will use throughout life. Kids who establish healthy eating habits tend to stick with them as adults, and research shows that children who become overweight are more likely to experience weight-related health issues as adults. However, what […]

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3 Reasons to Try Yoga For Stress Relief

Reasons to Try Yoga For Stress Relief

Have you considered Yoga For Stress Relief? Fall is nearly here, and with the change of seasons can often come new stressors and responsibilities. If you are finding yourself overwhelmed by stress this season, it might be time to give yoga a try. Yoga can offer us tools to manage stress, and help us learn […]

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Exercising in Hot Weather: How to Keep Kids Safe

tips for Exercising in Hot Weather

Let’s look at some tips for Exercising in Hot Weather. Summer is a wonderful time of year to exercise outside, but hotter temperatures also bring more safety concerns. If the body’s temperature regulation system becomes overtaxed, you or your kids could be at risk of developing a heat-related illness. Here, how to keep your family […]

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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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3 Important Things to Know About Reiki

Reiki is a Japanese practice that promotes stress reduction, relaxation and hands-on healing, channeled through a practitioner’s hands for self-healing or the healing of others.  Reiki originated in Japan, and in Japanese, Reiki means “universal life energy”.  A Reiki practitioner directs this universal life energy to promote health and healing.  Here, three reasons to try […]

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