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Holiday Eating

Did you know that the average American gains 1-3 pounds in the month of December…and the weight typically stays! There can be extra pounds that like to creep up during this holiday time of year. We see homemade cookies, hot chocolate, cheesecake, homemade toffee, caramel, fudge, eggnog, and all sorts of snacks galore. Some people …

Fall Into Health!

Time flies, right? It’s already back to school time for many. Back to school and coming up on the holidays for kids can mean back to prioritizing you and healthy eating! Now that you have some time for yourself, concentrate on making some small, sustainable changes in your eating habits leading to healthy living! Small …

Pumpkin Everywhere—It Must Be Fall

It’s that time of year again when the temperatures come down, the leaves start to turn, and pumpkin shows up in everything. Pumpkin coffees, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin M&M’s, pumpkin protein powder, pumpkin pie smoothie, pumpkin cosmetics. You name it—it will most likely have a pumpkin version during fall. What is so great about pumpkins? Can …

What to do with all that Halloween candy?

Happy Halloween- What to do with all that candy! “Halloween” comes from a Celtic festival for the dead called “Samhain.” People believed the ghosts of the dead roamed Earth on this day, so people would dress in costumes and leave “treats” out on their front doors to appease the roaming spirits. In modern time, Halloween …

Hooray for Healthy Fall Foods

The love for Spaghetti Squash Enjoying healthy fall foods is so easy! They provide a variety of immune boosting nutrients.  Spaghetti squash is a strong source of Vitamin A and C, potassium, and Omega-3’s. Of course, my favorite way to eat this is a play on traditional spaghetti. Here’s one method for preparing the squash …

Something Egg-citing is around the corner!

We are just a couple of weeks away from Easter and that means –get togethers with friends or family and Easter baskets with goodies! So how do you keep up your motivation to eat healthy and exercise around a holiday? Here are a few Easter tips from our Dietitians: Bring a healthy dish to share. …

National Wear Red Day®

This Friday is National Wear Red Day®. It is a movement to bring about awareness between Women and the risks of heart disease and stroke. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (N.I.H.) in the U.S, Coronary Heart Disease is the “#1 killer of women in the United States”. By wearing red this …