Topic: Nutrition

How to Avoid Temptation Around the Holidays

The holiday season, also known as the season of extra calories, is upon us. Everywhere you turn you’re bombarded with cookies, candy, chocolate, appetizers, drinks, and more! Most Americans gain weight during the holiday season and few end up losing that weight after the holidays have ended. Follow these tips to keep you on track […]

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The Relationship Between Alcohol Consumption and Exercise

Certain alcoholic beverages may have some health benefits, ranging from wine’s positive influence on insulin sensitivity and beer’s positive association with bone density when consumed in low to moderate amounts. However, if you’re trying to ramp up your fitness, alcohol consumption may impede your progress. Below are some not-so-fun facts about alcohol and how it […]

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10 Tips for Holiday Meal Planning

Holiday parties, gift buying, and baking, oh my! Meal planning can be challenging any time of year. Add in the stress of the holidays and it can quickly become a disorganized mess. Need help keeping up the festivities while maintaining organization and feeding your family well-balanced meals? Follow these tips to make meal planning easier […]

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Have Greater Control with Mindful Eating

We’ve all done it. Eaten standing up at the counter because we were in a hurry. Had dinner in front of the television or while playing on our phone, wanting to relax after a long day. We’ve all eaten snacks in the car in between activities. This type of eating is called mindless eating. It […]

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2 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is a holiday mostly associated with gathering with family members for a large meal consisted of traditional dishes like turkey, stuffing, and casserole. While this holiday is a great opportunity to spend quality time as a family and to be grateful for everything in our lives, it’s also a meal loaded with fat and […]

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Learn to Stop Emotional Eating

Ever had a bad day came home and indulged in too many cookies? Get a little stressed and reach for the tub of ice cream? Try to calm your nerves with a mouthful of anything? This is called emotional eating and most people have partaken in this event at some point in their life.

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Foods to Help You Stay Focused

Food has an amazing ability to regulate energy levels and mood. There are certain foods that will interfere with your mental clarity, memory, and focus and others that will improve productivity and brain health. If you are looking for an extra boost of energy and focus for the day, try incorporating more of the following […]

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Eating for the Seasons: Fall Foods

When the leaves change color and the weather gets cooler, you know fall is here. That means plenty of pumpkin-flavored drinks and foods. But what else is in season in fall? Let’s explore a number of fall foods you can eat in our next rendition of “Eating for the Seasons.”

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