Posted on 10/20/2016
Understanding the basics of a healthy diet will ensure your chances of success when it comes to long-term weight loss and health.
Posted on 10/18/2016
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I am a 16-year breast cancer survivor. I am proud to wear my badge of courage, willing to share my story to help other women and their families battling this disease and help by continuing with my mission to improve people’s eating habits and overall health.
Posted on 10/11/2016
Sometimes while at work, we work on autopilot, as well as eat on autopilot. And while snacking can be a healthy practice, many workers fall into the habit of unhealthy snacking on sweets and junk food. In order to change this habit, it's important to control those urges and plan better.
Posted on 10/6/2016
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our very own registered dietitian nutritionist, Rene Ficek is sharing healthy eating tips for breast cancer prevention in our monthly video series, “Healthy Beat.”
Posted on 10/4/2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking consumers to help clarify the meaning of “healthy” on food labels. This public input request is the first of its kind and will help redefine nutritional claims on food packaging and labeling.
Posted on 09/29/2016
Weight loss is hard! One of the biggest factors making it that way is time, or rather lack thereof. Between family, work, commitments and etc., there never seems enough time in the day to make healthy eating a priority. Who has time to eat healthfully when life is so crazy busy? Believe it or not, we all do! But it takes some thoughtfulness and strategy. Below are a few time saving, daily tips to help healthy eating become more of the “norm” for you and your family.
Posted on 09/27/2016
Scientists have come full circle in the last 60 years about the connection between sugar and heart disease risk. The link was uncovered at that time, however it was not disclosed, and now the link between the two is known.
Posted on 09/15/2016
A healthy delivery meal service will include all foods, because all foods can fit into a healthy diet. Telling yourself you cannot have a certain food or even worse, a certain food group, will inevitably end up in binge eating and regret. While there are certainly foods that you should eat very rarely, eliminating food groups like grains and/or fruit will never end up giving you a weight loss advantage or balanced nutrition.
Posted on 09/13/2016
On a recent preventative visit to my internist, I was delivered my results of standard lab tests that are taken to measure one’s health. I was not too terribly surprised by my numbers, since I have stayed pretty much the same for years and always been in great health. I am happy to report that I am proof that eating right does the body right!
Posted on 09/8/2016
One of the most basic concepts of healthy eating starts with “energy density.” Energy density is the idea of eating foods that will provide an abundance of important nutrients for minimal calorie intake. Fruits and vegetables are the top foods for providing this appropriate energy density.