Nutrition


3 Reasons to Forget Fad Diets

Forget Fad Diets

It’s time to forget fad diets and focus on health. If you are trying to eat healthier, you have probably encountered the many restrictive diets sold by writers, bloggers and Instagram. With so much conflicting advice, it is easy to become confused. Instead, try focusing on a life-long healthy eating pattern that will set you […]

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Healthy Snack Alternatives for Kids

Healthy Snack Alternatives for Kids

Looking for healthy snack alternatives for kids but can’t find something they will eat? This article can help. Spring has arrived, and warmer weather often means more activities for kids. Whether your kids are involved in outdoor sports or you are simply taking advantage of the season to get the whole family outside more often, […]

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Reasons to Eat Seasonally this Spring

Reasons to Eat Seasonally this Spring

There are many reasons to east seasonally this Spring, but let’s look at three. If you are trying to eat healthier, purchasing fruits and vegetables during their peak seasons not only saves money but also maximizes nutrition. You will probably enjoy in season fruits and vegetables more, as they tend to taste better at their […]

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Healthy Foods to Stop Cravings in Their Tracks

Healthy Foods to Stop Cravings in Their Tracks

Today, we will suggest seven healthy foods to stop cravings and stick to your healthy diet resolutions. Ignoring your body’s hunger signals and trying to drastically cut back on calories usually ends up in binging later. Instead, plan out healthy snacks and be prepared when hunger strikes! Here are seven healthy foods to stop cravings […]

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Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day

You have heard it before. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But with today’s demands on our schedules, breakfast can be left by the wayside. Kids that eat morning meals have higher school attendance, solve problems more easily and are more likely to maintain a healthy weight. Here are 3 easy breakfast […]

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3 Things to Know About Superfoods

3 Things to Know About Superfoods

If you are trying to eat healthier, you might have heard a lot about so-called “superfoods”. Superfoods are just foods, and eating them alone will not make you healthier. However, these nutrient dense foods to an already balanced diet can have added health benefits. Here are 3 ways to add in superfoods to an already […]

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Tips to Talk to Kids About Hunger Signals

Talk to Kids About Hunger Signals

Part of developing a healthy relationship with food is being able to accurately identify and respond to the body’s hunger signals. Many adults struggle with this. Today, we will discuss three strategies to use when talking to your children about food and hunger. With these three tips in mind, you can help them develop lifelong […]

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Key Nutrients for a Healthy Pregnancy

Key Nutrients for a Healthy Pregnancy

Let’s examine some key nutrients for a healthy pregnancy. Important steps for a healthy pregnancy include enjoying a balanced diet, getting the right amount of exercise, and following any other recommendations by your doctor. A balanced eating plan with a variety of foods can provide healthy women with enough nutrients for pregnancy. Here are 3 […]

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Why Advertising is Influencing Your Child’s Diet

Why Advertising is Influencing Your Child’s Diet

You probably know that lots of screen time is not good for kids, mentally or physically. However, even kids with limited screen time are still exposed to advertising for foods and beverages that are often lacking in nutrients and high in calories, sugar and sodium. The average child will see 10 to 13 advertisements per […]

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Ways to Maintain Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Ways to Maintain Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Often, implementing healthy lifestyle changes can be easier than maintaining those changes. Today, we will discuss strategies to help you stick to your healthy lifestyle changes and reap the benefits of your hard work. Here are three ways to keep up your initial enthusiasm about living healthy lifestyle changes (1) Have a Plan. Enlist the […]

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