Healthy Easter Basket Ideas

Reading Time: 3 minutesGo to any grocery store at Easter time and you’ll see aisles full of chocolates, candies and chick- and bunny-themed treats. They look yummy, but all the sugar and processed ingredients aren’t great for health. Thankfully, we have some healthy Easter basket ideas to help your family enjoy the holiday in a nutritious (and delicious!) way. Below are some easy, … Read More

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7 Super-Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Green Snacks

Reading Time: 3 minutesSome good fortunes happen due to luck, but a healthy life is something we must maintain for ourselves. And there’s no better day to promote that good health than with the Luck of the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Whether you’re entertaining and want to offer better options to your guests or just want nutritious but fun foods for your … Read More

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Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods Disguised as Healthy

Reading Time: 4 minutesMost people know whole foods, like fruits and vegetables, are good for us, but what about packaged foods that claim to be healthy? How much can we trust them? Due to clever marketing or disinformation online, sometimes it’s hard to tell if a food is actually good for you. The foods in this list can fill in that category. They … Read More

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Jumpstart New Year’s Resolution to Eat Better

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe New Year is upon us! Did you make a resolution to eat better? While New Year resolutions can be great launching points to create a better life, you might find yourself a little overwhelmed and not sure where to start once January 1st is here and gone. Whether you’re reading this just a few days into January or halfway … Read More

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5 Ways to Enjoy Holiday Sweets Without Overindulging

Reading Time: 4 minutesFood is a huge part of the holiday season. But those who are mindful of health or weight management might worry about those salt- or sugar-laden foods that are less than nutritious. If you want to enjoy the special treats available this time of year without overdoing it, how can you find a good balance? To help you answer that … Read More

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Top Omega-3 Benefits for a Healthy Body and Brain

Reading Time: 3 minutesOmega-3s are amazing for supporting our minds, bodies and overall health! Maybe you’ve heard about omega-3s but aren’t sure where to get them or why they’re important. Below, we’ll answer the biggest questions about omega-3s and cover the top benefits of including them in your diet. What are Omega-3s? Omega-3s are known as essential fatty acids, meaning our bodies can’t … Read More

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Is a Big Breakfast Necessary?

Reading Time: 3 minutesDo You Have to Eat a Big Breakfast to Be Healthy? You’ve probably heard the saying that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Many weight loss diets will tout the same philosophy, claiming those who eat more at the start of the day are less likely to overeat or reach for the sweets later on. But is … Read More

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Time for a Sugar Detox? 5 Healthy Sugar Alternatives

Reading Time: 3 minutesMost of us tend to eat richer, sugary foods during the holiday months. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year all have their array of decadent sweets. While many of us have wholesome memories related to trick-or-treating or grandma’s cookies, the excess sugar doesn’t do us much good. According to Harvard Health, a diet high in sugar (25% or more of total … Read More

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Sneaky Sources of Sodium at Home

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen it comes to sodium, nutrition experts are still debating. Some say we need to cut way back on it, while others warn on the dangers of not getting enough. The truth is we do need some salt because, as an electrolyte, it’s important for keeping our bodies functioning correctly. On the other hand, too much sodium can lead to … Read More

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Healthy Alternatives to Deli Meat

Reading Time: 3 minutesPre-packaged lunch meats and deli meats are used as a quick lunch solution for many people, but there are reasons to be wary of this choice. These types of meats are not only poor in nutrition, they can also be harmful to our health. A few years ago, a report was released by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for … Read More

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