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Summer is for Smoothies!

As summer plows ahead full steam and your little ones are invested in playing outside and soaking up all of the warm weather, it can be difficult to get them to slow down and take a water break – let alone a snack break! Incorporating smoothies into their summer adventures is an excellent way to… Read more »

Packing Healthy Snacks for a Day in the Sun

Around this time of year, many of us are heading outside for time in the sun. A day out can be exciting, but don’t forget to pack a few simple snacks to keep you hydrated and fueled! Stay Hydrated It is always important to stay hydrated, but having water on hand is especially important in… Read more »

Food Hacks: Tips for Replacing Dairy in Recipes

Dairy is a great source of many of the nutrients our bodies need to thrive. It includes calcium and phosphorus, as well as other key vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, D, and B12. Dairy is found in many different foods and can be a part of a healthy diet. But what if you… Read more »

Eating for a Happy Planet

June 28th was World Nature Conservation Day, so it is fitting to find ways to give back to the Earth after all it has shared with us. Here are a few tips to shift toward nature-friendly eating habits. Tip #1: Buy Local Shop for groceries at local stores, farmers markets, or farm stands. Buying foods… Read more »

Let’s Get Crackin’! All About Eggs

Sunny side up, scrambled, hard boiled… You may know that eggs are a delicious, protein-packed breakfast. But did you know that they’re also packed with a bunch of other health benefits? Keep reading to learn all about them and their egg-celent benefits.

Nutrition Tips for Allergy Season

Sneezing, itchy eyes, runny nose, general misery: allergy season is upon us. Seasonal allergies affect about 60 million people in the United States. It’s pretty likely that you fall into that group. Aside from medication, is there anything else you can do about your allergy symptoms? Yes! Let’s look at how diet can help reduce… Read more »

Three Key Nutrients for Women

Since March is Women’s History Month and National Nutrition Month, let’s learn about women’s nutrition. The differing nutritional needs for women were largely ignored for most of history. Nutrition was studied from the male lens, using male subjects. Overall, nutritional needs for women and men are roughly the same. However, there are some notable differences… Read more »

Stop Believing These Five Health Myths

Misinformation is everywhere, and the health world is far from immune from it. These are the top five myths that could be keeping you from success in your healthy lifestyle goals:

Healthy Resolutions for Your Body and Mind

The New Year is usually the perfect time to make changes toward a healthier lifestyle. However, this last year was anything but ordinary, and we’re not quite close to getting back to normal. So many of us are facing challenges that make every day more difficult, so it’s understandable if making a resolution to eat… Read more »