Making BBQ A Healthy Treat

Posted by Kyra Constam on June 29, 2017 at 11:25 AM

With Fourth of July right around the corner, summer is in full swing and chances are you have plans to grill sometime soon. When you think of barbecue, sweet or tangy sauces, fatty meats, and heavy sides might come to mind. While all of these foods are undoubtedly delicious, they’re all quite high in calories and don’t contribute many vitamins or nutrients to your body. If you’re on the path to a healthy lifestyle, or if you’re already living one, you don’t have to miss out on summer barbecues! There are plenty of options to make your BBQ a healthy and flavorful one. Keep reading to learn our suggestions on how to do just that.

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Topics: Diet, Nutrition, Holidays

Turning Health & Wellness into Family Fun

Posted by Kyra Constam on November 17, 2016 at 10:28 AM

As obesity rates in the United States soar, it’s more important than ever to get your kids into healthy routines. We know from experience that what we do and learn as children is often carried into our adult lives, which is why it’s essential to introduce regular physical activity and good nutrition as fun and enjoyable as early as possible. Besides carrying habits with them, children also react and pick up on everything around them, even when we think they are not paying attention. If people they are close with react positively to exercise and healthy eating, they are more likely to mimic the response with similar enthusiasm. Read more for tips on fostering an inclination towards wellness.

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Topics: Diet, exercise, tips, health, family fun

Eat Healthy, Be Healthy

Posted by Kyra Constam on November 3, 2016 at 11:00 AM

As kids, we were always told to eat our fruits and vegetables. Sometimes the hope of dessert was taken away if greens remained on our plate. Although healthy foods may have been the enemy of our childhoods, a wholesome diet is essential to overall wellness. As we mentioned in our post on keeping your brain healthy, eating right contributes to good blood flow and provides necessary energy, which keep your body running smoothly. This post will provide tips on how to eat better and cleaner, and why a balanced, nutritious diet can make a world of difference.

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Topics: Weight Loss, Diet, Nutrition, health