Blog Different Ways to Flavor Water

Different Ways to Flavor Water

Water can be dressed up several different ways to change the flavor and to be cool and refreshing. This clear beverage can help you stay hydrated and it doesn’t supply calories. With more than half of our body weight coming from water, we have to have it for optimal health.  If we are not having enough liquid throughout the day, we …

Blog Knowing the Foods to Eat for a Healthier Heart

Know the Foods to Eat for a Healthier Heart

Eating healthy fats and limiting foods that are high in saturated fats is a way that we can have a healthier heart and decrease our chances of getting heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women so knowing these foods can be beneficial. Healthy fats are found in: Avocados Fish, especially with omega 3 …

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Ways To Decrease the Gas From Beans!

Beans can cause gas, but there are things you can do to help decrease this with a few tips. When I discuss eating beans with clients, the response that I get is that they don’t eat beans because of all the gas they can cause. If you have that same reason, then you should know this about beans. They contain …

Blog Valentine's Day Gifts for Your Sweetheart

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Sweetheart

Valentine’s Day gift giving has arrived and the chocolates and other sweet goodies are all around.  I have seen several clients who are working on losing weight that they gained over the holidays and adding more candy could leave them feeling frustrated by the time all the candy is gone.  While I love sinking my teeth into a sweet mouthwatering chocolate …

Blog Punch of Nutrition in Fall Produce

A Punch of Nutrition in Fall Produce

Fall produce packs a healthy punch of nutrition. There are many fruits and veggies available this time of year that can add tasty and nutritious sides to your meals. Flu season is also upon us. That means more hand washing and being sure we are armed with antioxidants for a stronger immune system to stay well. Many antioxidants are found …

Blog Fall Produce to Stay Strong

Fall Produce to Stay Strong

The weather is changing and the grocery stores fruit and veggie stands are changing colors. You are now seeing more orange, red and green colors as the fall produce has entered the stands. Now is the time of year that the acorn and butternut squash appear along with pumpkins. For even more color and flavor, you will see radishes, spinach, …

Blog Ways to Include Fruits and Veggies

Ways to Include Fruits and Veggies

Fruits and veggies provide a multitude of vitamins such as A, C and K. They also provide minerals such as folate, potassium, magnesium and phytochemicals which may help lower inflammation. Overall, eating these is linked to a lower risk of many chronic diseases. Many of us still struggle to get these foods into our daily food intake even though they …