Taking A Break From Stress

Taking A Break From Stress

Stress. Just reading the word elicits a reaction in the mind and body. Believe it or not, there are both good and bad types of stress. The definition of stress is the body’s ability to react to a challenge and usually elicits a feeling of being uncomfortable. It could...
Staying Active

Staying Active

April is upon us, and seasonal showers tend to be the norm putting us at the mercy of the weather when it comes to being active and moving our bodies. If the weather is not cooperating, try doing some easy at-home exercises to get your heart rate up, keep the blood...
Faking It: Homemade Dinners Made Easy

Faking It: Homemade Dinners Made Easy

Did you know that there are several ways to “fake” a homemade dinner? With life getting in the way, sometimes we do not have time to make a “homemade meal,” but there are quite a few ways to put a well-balanced meal on the table without putting in too much time. Step...
Meals vs. Snacks

Meals vs. Snacks

Here is a great way to tell the difference between eating a meal or a snack. All food breaks down into six different food groups. They are as follows: carbohydrates, protein, dairy, fruits, vegetables, and fats. The best way to ensure you have a balanced nutritional...
Stay Healthy Eating ALL of the Food Groups

Stay Healthy Eating ALL of the Food Groups

The key to staying healthy is making sure there is a balance between what you eat and being active. Focusing on the micronutrients and food groups can help assure you get the nutrients your body needs. To do this, you must include foods from every food group and vary...
Do You Know the Difference?

Do You Know the Difference?

With social media becoming a primary source for nutrition tips and dieting ideas, it is essential to know where the information originates from and who is telling the story. The best individual to give valid, trustworthy nutrition information is a Registered Dietitian...