Topic: Nutrition

What Does “Clean Eating” Mean?

Clean eating is concept that lends itself to improving one’s overall health and well-being. It is not a diet, but rather an eating pattern that emphasizes cutting down on sugary drinks and sweets, unhealthy fats, processed meats and other items, and salt. If you would like to learn how to ‘eat clean’, focus on these […]

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6 Nutrition Tips from a Registered Dietitian

Altering your eating habits is a means of accomplishing a variety of health goals, anywhere from losing weight to lowering blood pressure. Brookfield Registered Dietitian Sarah Brunner provided answers for some of the most commonly asked about topics related to nutrition.

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Digestive Health Part II: Probiotics & Prebiotics

The microbiome is crucial to our overall well-being (learn more about the microbiome in Part 1 of this blog series). It’s so important to know how to take care of it. Most of us have heard of the term probiotics, but what about prebiotics? Prebiotics and probiotics have a very close relationship to one another, […]

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How to Lose the Quarantine 15

Being stuck at home has inevitably led to a less active lifestyle for most of us. We move less and eat more due to boredom or stress. A recent study has shown that the average American has gained about 5 pounds over the course of the last two months, and 49% of respondents are afraid […]

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Is Corned Beef Healthy?

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th. Most likely you associate this day with leprechauns, green beer, and corned beef and cabbage. Did you know that corned beef and cabbage is actually more of an American tradition rather than an Irish one? St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally celebrated in Ireland with chicken, lamb, and lots of […]

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Healthy Pancake Recipes for National Pancake Day

Happy National Pancake Day! Because pancakes are loaded with carbs and syrup adds even more calories, we found some healthier alternative pancake recipes. Celebrate National Pancake Day with one of these delicious healthy pancake recipes!

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Digestive Health Part I: A “Brain” & Its Bacteria

In order to understand how to keep your digestive tract at its healthiest, it’s important to first understand its complexities. While some of this may seem a bit “science-y,” it will help when making decisions concerning the health of your gut. This is the first part of a two-part series on digestive health so next […]

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Nutrition Breakdown of Girl Scout Cookies

As Girl Scout cookie season approaches, it may be time to take a closer look at how your favorites rank in terms of calories, fat, and sugar content per serving. Here’s a breakdown of Girl Scout cookie nutrition (or rather lack thereof).

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