Are you as excited for the Summer Olympics as we are? It’s the event that athletes train vigorously for and travel from all over the world to compete. It’s getting us inspired to head out and get active as well! But you don’t need to be a world-class athlete to enjoy some of the same activities as these Olympians. Here are some popular Olympic activities that you can enjoy on your own.Read More
he holidays are a tough time for everyone when it comes to eating well and treating your body with nutritious and delicious foods. This Fourth of July, focus on yourself and your well-being and treat yourself to healthy yet indulgent desserts. We have three healthy dessert options that everyone will love and a sweet July 4th themed “mocktail” for you to enjoy.Read More
Do you know how the heat of the summer can affect your body? Most people understand that drinking more water and wearing sunscreen are necessary summer habits to pick up, but what else can you do for your health and your heart?Read More
It’s easy to stare down that one last slice of pizza and think that one more can’t hurt. The problem is that it doesn’t stop at one. From adding whipped cream to supersizing your meal or succumbing to the lure of Cheetos in the vending machine, saying “no” takes considerable effort. But if you don’t, those temptations could lead to an overeating habit and health concerns.Read More
Chicken and beef have a reputation for being high in protein, but is meat the only option? Contrary to popular belief, there are many sources of protein other than meat, and they’re delicious! Whether you are a vegetarian and an avid meat lover, here are 8 meatless protein sources you’ve got to add to your kitchen.Read More
Modifying your lifestyle to accommodate health and wellness is a rewarding endeavor, but there will be times when you crave desserts and treats that don’t provide any nutritional value. Instead of indulging, treat yourself to healthy, nutrient-packed, low-carb desserts that are delicious. They’re so tasty that they can’t be considered an “alternative” to delicious treats; they are simply amazing the way they are, yet healthy! Here are two, easy to prepare, delectable low-carb desserts for when you have an unhealthy craving!Read More
Are you or your partner pregnant? First of all, congratulations! While you’re excited for the new addition to the family, many women are still concerned about continuing with a fitness plan throughout the pregnancy. Before you start or continue any fitness program, it’s important for the health of your baby and yourself to consult your physician. Let’s take a look at a few exercises to try during pregnancy.Read More
A balanced diet is more than fruits and veggies. It should include a variety of foods from each food group to provide your body with the fuel it needs to tackle your day. It’s important to take the time to think about what you are putting in your body as it affects your ability to perform and manage your weight. Eating a balanced and nutritious diet can lead to a healthier you and a decrease in sickness and health issues. Here are the four food groups you should include in your daily meals.