Posted on 02/11/2016
We have a new “Healthy Beat with Rene Ficek, RD” for February, the month of love, titled “Love Your Body.” Since love is in the air, we thought what a better time than now to talk about loving yourself. Rene provides three attainable tips, which also help your physical wellbeing.
Posted on 02/9/2016
When trying to help a partner adopt a healthier lifestyle, some approaches are much more effective than others. Here are my top 5 tips to help you lose weight together in an attempt to improve your health and lifestyle.
Posted on 02/4/2016
A number of lifestyle factors can contribute to both bad moods and depression, but one that's often overlooked is your diet. Lack of certain nutrients in the diet has been associated with depression, so it is important to eat an overall healthy diet on a daily basis. If we eat better foods like lean proteins, whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, and fish, we short-circuit the junk food cravings and have higher energy levels and sharper mental focus.
Posted on 02/2/2016
It’s that time of year again and we’re in the midst of our Seattle Sutton’s 2016 Slim Down Contest. I can’t believe it, but we’re already one month into the contest and the contestants are doing great! They are down a total of 63.4 pounds in all.
Posted on 01/28/2016
Healthy eating is all about feeling great, having more energy, improving your outlook, and stabilizing your mood. It shouldn’t be about strict limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love.
Posted on 01/26/2016
Are you aware of the supplements you take on a daily basis may be harmful to your health? Really, really harmful and downright deadly in fact! Supplements are something that half of all Americans consume every day and think very little about. They are stocked on almost every store shelf in this country, so they must be safe. Right? Wrong!
Posted on 01/19/2016
I’m pleased to announce a new resource from Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating called, “Healthy Beat with Rene Ficek, RD.” This resource is a video spotlight featuring our in-house registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes educator, Rene Ficek. Rene will tackle nutrition topics each month and provide quick tips in each video.
Posted on 01/11/2016
As we’re in the beginning of 2016 and looking ahead to the New Year, we see some new foods trending, new cooking methods making headway and the logistics of obtaining healthy food changing the way we eat.
Posted on 01/7/2016
We've all been there, ready to cheat on our diets when we see that buffet table or bowl of sweets. It's hard, but it can be avoided! Here's how...
Posted on 01/5/2016
Yesterday I celebrated my 84th birthday and I couldn’t be happier to share why I’m still going strong. I love helping people. It’s plain and simple. It excites me and energizes me.