September is National Yoga Month, celebrating a form of exercise that nurtures the spirit, mind, and body. This focus on mindfulness and being in touch with ourselves can transcend to nutrition. Here, we look at how “mindful eating” can improve the way we eat and how we nourish our bodies.
Start the School Year Right with Power-Packed Lunches
It’s time for school again! That means it’s also time for the daily challenge of determining what your kids will eat for lunch.
This Summer: Don’t Pass the Salt, Please!
When it comes to a healthy diet, a tip people often hear is “watch your salt.” Why exactly is salt so bad for us? And with salt seemingly in everything we eat, how we can take steps to cut back?
The scoop on salt and sodium
First, it helps to understand that salt – in moderation – is not bad for you. Table salt is made up of...
Spring Clean Your Nutrition by Clearing Up the Myth About Carbs
Carbohydrates get a bad rap in the health world. Many people cut out carbs assuming they are the culprit for unwanted weight gain. While a low-carb diet may be a good option for some, it is not necessarily the best nutrition plan for everyone. Before you clean out the carbs in your diet, it is important...
March is National Nutrition Month! With the theme “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” this month is all about the small ways you can make good food choices and take control of your health. While a new health and nutrition routine can seem daunting at first, focusing on these simple tips can make a big difference.