Healthy School Lunches

School is in session! That is to say, whatever that looks like right now. Still, planning is key when it comes to making healthy lunches for your children. Therefore, for time-crunched families, that means scheduling time for grocery shopping—try weekends when there might be more downtime—and enlisting your kids to help pitch in on prepping. Most importantly, Healthy nutrition and taking responsibility for it are good lessons to learn early ...

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Setting up a Home Gym

Setting up a Home Gym during quarantine and long after! Exercise remains an important part of any healthy lifestyle. It's essential to combat disease, lose weight, increase energy, and boost your mood. The Department of Health and Human Services recommends about 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity, 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity, or a combination of the two in a week. Try two days of strength training and two ...

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The Truth About Matcha

Matcha is a magical tea that has become synonymous with healthy living and well-being; it is super on-trend too. What is it about matcha that so many people literally eat or drink up? Here we spill the tea and share the TRUTH about matcha. Why should you drink matcha? Matcha comes from a Camellia Sinensis plant, but because this drink is made from the entire leaf it contains more caffeine than other green ...

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The Game Changers

As a nutritionist who has long followed a healthy lifestyle approach to eating, I’ve always believed in a balanced diet with organic chicken, grass-fed meat, wild fresh fish, low glycemic carbohydrates and lots of vegetables and fruits. However, after watching the Netflix documentary, The Game Changers, I was shocked and intrigued by the research and studies on a plant-based diet. And with some time on our hands and looking for ...

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Debunking Diets

With a new year comes resolution time. For some people it’s all about a good clean out of the closet or a renewed zest for adventure. But for most Americans, a new year is synonymous with losing those extra pounds. According to the Boston Medical Center, more than 45 million Americans diet each year. And they spend $33 billion on weight loss products. Choices, opinions, statistics and marketing abound. Low ...

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Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating

This time of year is brimming with holiday spirt, shopping, parties, travel. And a host of menus make veering off healthy habits way too tempting. That’s not to say taking part in celebrations should be off limits. Still it’s best to keep in mind basic tactics and tips for healthy holiday eating to help maintain overall nutrition and wellness. This is especially key so that gearing back up after the ...

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Foods that Fight Aging

AGING ISN’T THE SAME THING AS GETTING OLDER. Aging is a slow degradation of our bodies down to the cellular and DNA level. Scientists are still trying to understand precisely what causes it. Still, outside factors such as stress, diet and pollution also play a big role. That’s where we as individuals can make a difference by eating foods that fight aging. Much of the damage results from free radicals. These ...

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