Wellness


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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3 Ways to Begin a Meditation Practice

Begin a Meditation Practice

When you begin a meditation practice and maintain a meditation practice, it can have many benefits. People that meditate regularly have reported reduced stress, increased self-awareness and an overall improvement in emotional health. Starting a meditation practice can be daunting. 3 Ways to Begin a Meditation Practice Start Small. If you are just beginning, it […]

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5 Ways to Increase Physical Activity for Kids

Ways to Increase Physical Activity for Kids

Physical activity for Kids is an important component of health at any age. Kids need 60 minutes of activity a day to grow strong muscles and bones, build endurance and maintain a healthy weight. Physical activity is also important for our mental and emotional well being. However, those 60 minutes can be broken up throughout […]

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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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Stress Reduction Strategies to Try Now

Stress Reduction Strategies to Try Now

Looking for stress reduction strategies that you can implement right now? Between work, school and family life, stress can impact anyone. Stress can have a negative impact on your health. Luckily, you can implement easy strategies to keep stress in check. Here are 3 stress reduction strategies to try the next time you find yourself […]

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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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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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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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What Is a Health Coach? 5 Things to Know

What Is a Health Coach

You may have heard the term health coach popping up lately. Health Coaches often fill gaps that doctors, dietitians and nutritionists do not have the time or resources to fill. A health coach may have training in nutrition, wellness and mentoring, and they can often help you find the best healthy lifestyle for you. Here […]

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Strategies for Dealing with Added Sugars

Strategies for Dealing with Added Sugars

Let’s look at strategies for dealing with added sugars. Eating and drinking a lot of added sugar is one likely cause of the obesity epidemic in the U.S. Too much added sugar is linked to increased risk for high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Here are 5 strategies for dealing with added sugars and […]

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