Tagged: meal planning

How I Unexpectedly Gained Weight During a Weight Loss Challenge

It seems like it has been a while since The Wellness & Lifestyle Challenge. Yet, it has really only been a few months. We are hoping that the information you received from the Elite staff was helpful and continued on through these spring months. For myself, your Dietitian of 30 years, I have done some learning […]

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Baked Egg and Sausage Balls Recipe

These baked egg and sausage balls are the best eggs ever to have on hand for any quick meal. A great bake ahead source of protein that you can have ready to reheat and go! Makes several and can also be frozen. Thanks to my client Bonnie, from Cedarburg, for the recipe!

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Can You Count on Food Expiration Dates?

Food Expiration Dates, what do they mean? And are they reliable? Many people do think so and I know that it is taught in school curriculums that children learn to double check labels as to not eat “spoiled” foods. I recently experienced this firsthand when my granddaughters wanted to check the cottage cheese carton before […]

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Whole30 Diet Program Overview & Rules

Fad diets are commonplace these days, but how do we decipher the good from the bad, the realistic from the impractical and the sustainable from the “quick-fix”? As dietitians, it is our job to help guide you through this confusing array of choices to find a lifestyle and diet that works for you. One such […]

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Intermittent Fasting: What You Need to Know

The question at hand is whether or not Intermittent Fasting is a good approach to weight loss? This is a dietary approach that restricts food and sweetened beverages, typically for 2 to 7 days at a time to provide a metabolic cleanse, of sorts, and to promote weight loss. There have been animal studies and […]

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Understanding the Content of Your Favorite Yogurt

We all know we love our yogurt. It has been a part of our everyday breakfast, lunch, and for sure, a snack choice for some time. Today, yogurt comes in such a variety of flavors, and forms, that we have many, many choices available to us.

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Members’ Favorite After School Snacks & Treats

Our members shared their own favorite after school snacks and treats! 

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All in the Family Nutrition Program

Rita Larsen is Elite Sports Clubs’ Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist who developed a program for Elite called ‘All in the Family’. In the video clip below Rita talks about this family nutrition program and a few tips on how you can improve eating as a family.

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Meal Planning Tips for a Healthy Family

Meal planning is an essential part of a healthy family. By planning weekly meals and eating at home, you can save time, control your portions, and avoid eating hidden calories. Additionally, family meals eaten at home are often less expensive and more healthful. Here are a few meal planning tips to get you started.

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Understanding Glycemic Index

The term glycemic index may not sound like something you would use on a daily basis, but it is fairly simple in concept. It is a measure of the blood sugar in your body after eating a food that contains carbohydrates. Over the years, people have continued to try to control their blood sugar by counting […]

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