Topic: Nutrition

Common Sources of Vitamin D

When you hear someone say vitamin D, your first thought may be about the sun. What if we told you that there are natural food sources of vitamin D that are just as useful and effective as stepping outside in the sunshine? Ever wonder why vitamin D is so important anyway? Stay tuned to find […]

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Benefits of Shopping Local Farmer’s Markets

With Wisconsin summer finally here and the local farmer’s markets opening up, people are starting to think more about seasonal eating. There are many benefits to shopping at farmer’s markets, including fresh produce and baked goods, prices tend to be lower, and the best part is that you are supporting your local small businesses and […]

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Important Tips for Summer Hydration

Staying hydrated is always important, but our needs may increase during the summer months when the temperature and humidity rise. Not only will we sweat more during our workouts, but we may lose more water throughout the day doing normal activities. On those especially sticky days (even when the temps aren’t that high!) our bodies […]

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Improving Your Digestive Regularity

Feeling a little stopped up lately? It may come down to a lack of fiber consumption. The typical American only consumes around 8-10 grams of fiber per day, mostly from processed food sources. This is far from the recommended amount of 25-35 grams of daily fiber intake! You can find fiber in sources such as […]

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Healthy Dessert to Bring to Work

Instead of celebrating at the office with more cookies, cakes, or brownies, try this recipe for a delicious and healthy change. These chocolate chip and coconut oatmeal bars are lower in added sugar due to the natural sweetness from the honey and coconut flakes. They contain healthy fats and protein so they satisfy our bellies […]

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How to Properly Grill a Steak

As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, that means summer is coming. With summer comes grilling season, unless you are crazy enough to grill during winter. Nothing is better than grilling a great steak after a day of doing yard work or hanging with some friends. However, getting your steak just right […]

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What to Bring to a Healthy Summer Cookout

Curious how to stay healthy and still participate in the summer social scene? Attending summer cookouts or tailgating might pose challenges when you’re trying to stick to a healthy lifestyle. However, try a few of these recipes as healthy alternatives to the traditional staples so you can stick to your plan!

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3 Healthy Comfort Food Recipes

Comfort food – a term we assign to foods that make us happy. Perhaps they remind us of a fond childhood memory or mom’s home cooking. However, most typical comfort food is, by and large, unhealthy. We’ve compiled a few healthier alternatives that still make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside when you eat […]

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