Does Holiday Eating Stress You Out? Check Out These Tips.

Does your anxiety level rise as the calendar creeps closer to Thanksgiving? For those with weight goals or health concerns, stress is often on the menu. But, contrary to popular belief, it is possible to enjoy your holiday without feeling like an overstuffed bird. Check out my healthy Thanksgiving tips below to find out how!   Don’t forgo eating early in the day. This is common practice on Thanksgiving, with people trying to “save” calories for the big meal [...]

By |November 13th, 2018|

On the Road to Fitness: 5 Tips to Help You Stay Active When Traveling

Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure, exercising on the road is difficult. A strange environment, an altered schedule, and even a little bit of jet lag can make exercise unappealing, but we’re here to help! Before you neglect exercise for the duration of your trip, check out these 5 tips to help you stay active while traveling. Plan Ahead Plan to succeed! If your hotel has a gym, call the front desk to find out which [...]

By |November 8th, 2018|

Reducing Sugar Intake: A Daily Menu

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that we consume no more than 10% of our daily calories from added sugars. Added sugars, as the name suggests, are sugars that are added to foods and beverages by food manufacturers during processing, or by us when preparing foods at home. The sugars that occur naturally in foods, such as those in fruits and milk, are not considered added sugars.   Unfortunately, many Americans are consuming a lot more added sugars [...]

By |October 29th, 2018|

5 Fun Ways to Get in Shape After 50

By |October 17th, 2018|Fitness|

Over 50? You’re not alone. Over 108 million Americans fit into this growing category, with more people turning the big 5-0 every day. Fortunately, it’s never too late to get in great shape, feel better, [...]

Meat-Free Sources of Protein

By |October 15th, 2018|Nutrition|

Looking for fresh ways to get your protein in without the meat? Good news! There are lots of places to find high-quality protein that don’t involve meat, poultry, or fish. In fact, even 100% plant-based [...]

6 Exercises for a Healthy & Happy Pregnancy

By |October 9th, 2018|Fitness|

Pregnancy is a magical time, but it can also be downright uncomfortable! Fortunately, regular exercise can help reduce unpleasant symptoms, such as aches and pains, excessive weight gain, and even your chance of developing gestational [...]

Simple Swaps to Increase Fiber Intake

By |October 1st, 2018|Nutrition|

Eating plenty of fiber is important for a variety of reasons—from keeping you full between meals, to promoting a healthy balance of gut bacteria, to reducing the risk of colon cancer. But it can seem [...]

5 Surprising Benefits of Yoga

By |September 20th, 2018|Fitness|

Yoga has a reputation for promoting flexibility and relaxation, but it also offers many surprising benefits. As yoga grows in popularity, researchers are delving deeper into the health benefits of this ancient practice. In honor [...]

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