3 Easy Ways to Stay Hydrated

November 8, 2019 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 […]


Your Teen Might Be Not Getting Enough Iron

November 1, 2019 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 […]


Fitness Trackers For Kids: What To Consider

October 25, 2019 Fitness Trackers For Kids

How about fitness trackers for kids? Fitness trackers for adults have been popular for some time. They can be a good way to measure activity, and may inspire some to move more. However, now the fitness tracker market is expanding to kids. While kids may thirst for new technology, be sure to discuss appropriate use […]


Healthy Reasons to Take Naps

October 18, 2019 Healthy Reasons to Take Naps

Naps are not just for kids anymore! Research shows that napping has healthy benefits for adults. If you fall short of 7-9 hours of sleep a night, feel cranky or irritated after lunch, or need lots of coffee to get throughout your day, napping could help you. Today, we will discuss the benefits of napping, […]


Strategies to Eat Right At The Airport

October 10, 2019 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! […]


Ways to Include Artificial Sweeteners in a Healthy Diet

October 4, 2019 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 […]


Are Your Kids Stressed? 3 Reasons to Try Yoga

September 27, 2019 Are Your Kids Stressed

Are your kids stressed? Kids today face all kinds of stress that you might not have experienced growing up. Between school, extracurricular activities, and the many demands of technology, today’s children tend to be under a lot of stress. If your children are showing signs of anxiety, or you would like them to have a […]


Hate Exercise? 3 Tips to Change Your Mind

September 20, 2019 hate exercise

Do you hate exercise? If you are trying to move more but are finding the motivation to exercise difficult, you are not alone. You do not have to be a gym rat to reap the benefits of regular movement, which include more energy, reduced stress and reduced risk of illness and disease. If you do […]


Healthy Food Tips for Camping and Hiking

September 13, 2019 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 […]


Ways to Include Physical Activity In Your Day

September 6, 2019 Include Physical Activity In Your Day

Physical activity is important for a healthy lifestyle. The basic guideline for physical activity is 150 minutes a week. However, research shows that light activity during your day is also an important factor for reducing the risk of chronic disease. Here are 3 ways to include physical activity during your day, without having to block […]