Do you have a child (or spouse) that doesn’t enjoy eating too many veggies? Or maybe even yourself? Let’s get creative! There are many ways of adding vegetables to your meals in a way that tastes delicious. Whether it’s savory or dessert, let’s explore what you can do with vegetables. Puree One of the easiest
Vegetables, fruits, grains, fats, herbs, and spices can provide your body with nutrients that target different functions. Did you know that certain foods can help your body absorb certain nutrients better and at higher rates or percentages? Check these out: Non-Heme Iron-Rich Foods & Vitamin C Non-heme iron-rich foods, plant-based sources, when paired with vitamin
We all know that drinking plenty of water and fluids is beneficial for our health. It is recommended that women drink 11.5 cups of water and men drink 15,5 cups of water per day. But remember, 20% of those can usually come from foods. Although water is the easiest way to get your hydration on,
In the US, nearly 65 million Americans have lower back pain for a couple of different reasons. Some of the most common causes can be muscle or ligament strain, bulging or ruptured disks, arthritis, and osteoporosis. Although lower back pain is primarily seen in adults, children and teenagers may also experience it. Several factors may
Healthy eating can sometimes come at a price. But with a few tips and tricks up your sleeve, eating healthy can be super affordable and accessible. Many people think that eating healthy means eating organic, all-natural, unprocessed, etc. Of course, eating that way would be ideal, but financially for many, it is not. And that’s
Ketogenic Diet The keto diet has been talked about everywhere in the last couple of years! Celebrities, physicians, nutritionists, and many other health professionals have recommended it for weight loss. But where did it come from? Is it safe? Can anyone do it? Is it sustainable? Let’s mull over these questions a bit… History In
With spring break and summer just around the corner, vacation days and trips are coming up. When we are on vacation and surrounded by family and friends, we sometimes throw balance out the door. But remember, just because you are on vacation does not mean that you can’t achieve your health and weight loss goals.