Nutrition


Grocery Shopping on a Budget: 5 Ways to Save

Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Have you tried grocery shopping on a budget without luck? Are you struggling to eat healthy while on a budget? Healthy eating does not have to be expensive. Here are ways to help you avoid the gimmicks, stick to the basics, and save on groceries. Grocery Shopping on a Budget: 5 Ways to Save Shop […]

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Cooking With Your Kids: 3 Tips to Get Started

Cooking With Your Kids

Cooking with your kids is essential towards promoting future health. Cooking teaches kids about nutrition and how to prepare healthy meals. It is also a great way to spend time together as a family. The kitchen can be a comfortable place for conversation and food preparation. Here are 3 tips to getting kids in the […]

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3 Easy Ways to Stay Hydrated

Easy Ways to Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated throughout your day and drinking enough fluids before, after and during physical activity is vital to providing your body with the nutrients it needs to perform properly. Proper hydration is key to staying active and healthy Here are 3 easy tips to make sure you and your family stay hydrated. Monitor Hydration. Hydration […]

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Your Teen Might Be Not Getting Enough Iron

Your Teen Might Be Not Getting Enough Iron

Your teen might be not getting enough iron. Iron intake needs to increase dramatically in the teen years. As teens grow, their muscle mass increases and blood volume expands, increasing the need for iron. The recommendation is 15 milligrams daily for girls age 14 to 18 and 11 milligrams daily for boys age 14 to […]

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Strategies to Eat Right At The Airport

Strategies to Eat Right At The Airport

Ever try to eat right at the airport? It is hard! Flying is stressful enough without worrying about staying on track with your healthy eating plan. Today, we will discuss 3 easy, simple strategies to help you eat right at the airport and on your flight. Try these healthy eating tips on your next trip! […]

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Ways to Include Artificial Sweeteners in a Healthy Diet

Ways to Include Artificial Sweeteners in a Healthy Diet

Yes, you CAN include Artificial Sweeteners in a healthy diet.  Artificial Sweeteners or non-nutritive sweeteners, are low-calorie or non-caloric sweeteners such as aspartame (NutraSweet and Equal), sucralose (Splenda) and saccharin (Sweet’N Low). Here, what to know about artificial sweeteners and how to include them in a healthy diet. Ways to Include Artificial Sweeteners in a […]

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Healthy Food Tips for Camping and Hiking

Healthy Food Tips for Camping and Hiking

If you have camping and hiking trips on your agenda, it is important to have a plan to meet your nutritional needs. Having a plan is essential to staying hydrated, nourished and happy throughout all your outdoor activities. Here are 5 tips to staying healthy on your next outdoor adventure. Healthy Food Tips for Camping […]

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5 Tips for A Healthy Cookout

5 Tips for A Healthy Cookout

Looking for healthy cookout options? During the summer, more of your meals may move outside. Barbecues and cookouts can be healthy with our 5 tips. Focus on lean meats, vegetables and fruits. Read ahead for tips on making your next cookout healthy and fun! 5 Tips for A Healthy Cookout Try New Burgers. There are […]

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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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Tips for Choosing a Nutrient Rich Diet

Tips for Choosing a Nutrient Rich Diet

Do you have a Nutrient Rich Diet? Healthy eating does not have to be hard. It can be simple and delicious. In choosing nutrient rich foods, you can still find foods that are simple, accessible and represent the five food groups. No fancy superfoods necessary!  5 Tips for Choosing a Nutrient Rich Diet Color. Seek […]

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