Your cheat sheet to eating better

Posted by Kyra Constam on August 14, 2017 at 11:20 AM

It’s the height of farmer’s market season. With fresh and local foods readily available, practically every weekend, there are less excuses when it comes to eating better. That is, if you already know how to eat better. A recent survey concluded that many Americans are confused about what constitutes “healthy food.” It’s understandable that confusion and conflict over how to eat well can be frustrating and may lead people to eat more processed foods that are often fast and easy to make. Learning how to eat better, especially as it fits into a busy lifestyle, is an important step to take in living a healthier lifestyle. Read on to see how easy it can be to make healthy food choices.

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Topics: Sugar, Diet, Nutrition

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

Using Fresh Summer Produce

Posted by Kyra Constam on June 15, 2017 at 12:30 PM

By the time summer is officially here, farmers markets are in full swing, offering fresh, often local, produce and other products. Hitting the farmers market is typically the easiest way to get in-season produce at a reasonable price. Using fresh foods can seem daunting if you’re not used to cooking, but there are recipes for the most novice at-home chefs of any age. Getting kids in the kitchen is a great way to keep them busy during summer break, and is useful for them all year long. Keep reading to learn how to confidently approach fresh foods with some fool-proof recipes.

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Topics: Nutrition