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Nutrition

Hydration – What’s the Big Deal?

June 24, 2020

As the weather gets warmer and more time is spent enjoying the outdoors, staying hydrated is key, especially living at high altitude! Water is an essential part of a healthy diet, in fact, our bodies are made up of about 60% water. It maintains all functions in the body and helps keep your temperature normal. Your body loses water through breathing, sweating, and digestion, so it’s important...

Stocking Up? Look for Foods in These Three Categories

April 13, 2020

It’s common to want to make sure there is plenty of food in the house, especially in light of recent times. Still, no matter what’s going on in society, it’s also common to not know exactly what you should stock up on -- especially when you want to make healthy decisions and provide nutritious options for your family. Focusing on foods in these three main categories can help.

When it Comes to Eating, Mindfulness Matters

February 27, 2020

Mindfulness means being conscious or aware of something. Applying that definition to food can improve health by creating new practices for how we eat.

5 Quick Tips for a Healthy Heart Heart

January 28, 2020

February is American Heart Month. The benefits of these quick tips can quickly add up and help you focus on heart health throughout February and year-round!

7 Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity

August 28, 2019

In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in September, we’re sharing seven ways we can all help kids and improve their health.