Posted on 11/24/2015
The holidays are a joyful time of year, surrounded by friends, family and food. It can also be the most stressful time of year, which can pose problems for your health and waistline. One of the most effective tools to fight holiday weight gain is mindfulness. Emotions can drive one to seek comfort in treats from those stressors. Here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind as you celebrate the holidays:
Posted on 11/17/2015
With our fast paced world and the ease of getting sucked into television/our laptops, we need all the help we can get with staying on track and keeping us on once we get there. It’s not easy to start eating healthy (or even maintain weight) while the holidays are upon us. Below are a few do’s and don’ts for sticking with a healthy lifestyle in the upcoming months.
Posted on 11/11/2015
Today is Veterans’ Day and great opportunity for us to thank veterans for all they’ve done for us. Their selfless sacrifices so we can live with freedom, something we too often take for granted.
Posted on 11/10/2015
Start them out right in life and they are on a pathway to health later on….that’s what I’ve always thought, that eating habits are formed at a young age. According to an analysis by the Minneapolis Heart Institute, eating the most fruits and vegetables as young adults leads to reduced risk of heart disease later in life.
Posted on 11/4/2015
On the heels of Halloween when most homes across the country are brimming with candy and heading into a busy holiday season, we are literally floating in sugar from holiday to holiday to holiday from now until the New Year. Over consumption of the sweet, white stuff can literally have ill effects when one ODs on it too frequently. Too much of it (or anything, for that matter) is never a good idea.
Posted on 10/30/2015
Hurry, don’t delay, only days left to register for Seattle Sutton’s 2016 Slim Down Contest for Rockford area residents of Boone and Winnebago Counties in Illinois. Registration must be completed by November 2nd at 10 AM! Why delay, enter today at seattlesutton.com.
Posted on 10/29/2015
You may have heard the alarming findings this week by The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer research agency of The World Health Organization (WHO), said red meat and processed meat cause cancer?
Posted on 10/27/2015
It seems every so often there is a new "superfood" on the market with astounding health benefits, but should you believe it? Our own Rene Ficek, RDN, CDE, gives her thoughts.
Posted on 10/20/2015
I’m thinking of something dangerous, can you guess what it is? I’ll give you a few hints: • It’s part of a $15 billion dollar industry • It’s responsible for hospitalizations • It’s virtually unregulated • It has no Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversight • It can cause long-term side effects • It’s riskier than most people believe • It’s often tainted and contains harmful ingredients not listed on the label • It’s responsible for deaths and drug interactions • It can be obtained by walking into virtually any store in America • It causes more harm than good
Posted on 10/19/2015
Don’t forget to register for Seattle Sutton’s 2016 Slim Down Contest for Rockford area residents of Boone and Winnebago Counties in Illinois. Hurry, registration must be completed by November 2nd at 10 AM! Why delay, enter today at seattlesutton.com.