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Five Simple and Healthy Snacks with Protein

James Re Mar 20, 2019 Nutrition

Snacking has a bad reputation, and that’s because so many “snack foods” are full of processed ingredients, sugar, additives and calories — and those store-bought packaged goods aren’t doing your health goals any favors. However, when done properly, snacking on healthy food is an excellent way to keep your energy up between meals, get in additional valuable macro- and micronutrients and make sure you don’t end up too hungry and overeat at your next sitting.

Five Healthy One-Pan Dinner Recipes To Try

James Re Mar 9, 2019 Nutrition

March is National Nutrition Month, and to kick it off, we’re rounding up some of our favorite one-pan healthy dinners you can make at home with ease. All you need is a sheet-pan, an oven and an appetite for a tasty and inspired meal, which will have you in the kitchen for minimal time.

Three Ways to Stay Accountable to Your Health Goals

James Re Feb 27, 2019 Nutrition

When you decide to make a change in your lifestyle for the better, you don’t have to go at it alone. In order to be successful, you should employ a few accountability tactics to ensure you stay on the right track and make progress little by little.

Unique and Healthy Meal Ideas for Valentines Day

James Re Feb 5, 2019 Nutrition

Varitey, it's the spice of life! Try out these interesting Valentines Day meals to keep things fresh.

5 Nutrient Deficiencies You Need to Know About

Katie Ferraro May 25, 2018 Nutrition

With a well-balanced diet, it is certainly possible for a healthy person to obtain all of the vitamins and minerals he or she needs from foods alone. Dietary supplements are not a replacement for eating healthful foods; rather, they are intended to do just what their name implies—to supplement a diet.

There are circumstances, however, in which the foods we eat may not provide all of the important nutrients that our body needs, resulting in a nutrient deficiency. Here’s a quick rundown of five nutrient deficiencies that are more common than you might think.

25 Power Snacks to Take to Your Child’s Game

Michelle Zive May 10, 2018 Nutrition

It's your turn to bring snacks to your soccer star’s tournament or your little slugger's baseball game. Like most parents, your first thought may be, "What can I grab in a hurry to bring to the game this weekend?" Fortunately, being the team parent responsible for bringing healthy and nourishing snacks doesn’t have to add stress to your already hectic week.

It's never too early to show children the importance of eating snacks that provide calories and replenishment. You want to fuel-up your little athletes, not bog them down, so the snacks you choose should:

Are You Using the Right Cooking Oils?

Rebecca Lewis May 4, 2018 Nutrition

Did you know that fats are essential nutrients that are fundamental to how the body functions? In fact, fats are integral to cell structure and also are included in hormones that control muscle contraction, immune function, blood clotting and blood pressure. Additionally, when it comes to healthy eating, there are some vitamins (A, D, E and K) that require fat to be fully absorbed and usable in the body.

The fat in nearly all foods is a mixture of fatty acids—saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. You want to choose fats that are unsaturated more often. Unsaturated fats are oils—they are plant-based and liquid at room temperatures. These types of fats are considered a better nutrition choice because of the positive effects they have on cardiovascular health.

It can be a challenge to know which oils to use when cooking. You want to make healthy choices, but you also want your food to turn out delicious. Here is a brief primer on how to choose the right oils, along with detailed descriptions of the most common oils you’re likely to use.

5 Seasonal Foods Not to Miss This Spring

Rebecca Lewis Apr 12, 2018 Nutrition

When it comes to healthy eating, seasonal foods have so many benefits to offer. Not only are these five foods available at the peak of their ripeness, giving them maximum flavor and nutrition density, but they are also at their least expensive price. 

Nutrition Fact or Fiction?

Katie Ferraro Mar 23, 2018 Nutrition

There’s no shortage of misinformation when it comes to info about what to eat, from the latest diet for shedding fat to the greatest supplement for enhancing recovery. As a savvy consumer, you have to search beyond the hype to distinguish what’s really healthy and what’s just a fad. Here are five considerations to keep in mind when you’re pondering whether or not something is actually touting proper nutrition.

Gums: Is There Danger Lurking in Your Food?

Tiffani Bachus, R.D.N., and Erin Macdonald, R.D.N Dec 14, 2017 Nutrition

Gums are widely used in the food and personal-care industries as thickeners, stabilizers and emulsifiers, but questions regarding their safety have arisen due to reports of potential side effects. The purpose of this article is to provide you with information on gums so you can make informed, healthy decisions about what you and your family consume.

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