Conferences & Travel

Heading to big cities often means big food and may put you in a real nutritional pinch. Enjoy your travel but remember to be a little healthy too.

Smart Hydration

Do you get enough fluids? Water is the single most critical nutrient needed for health, growth, development and the balance of systems.

Alcohol

You have probably heard that a drink or two a day is good for one’s health, and there may be some truth to it, but you may also know that excessive alcohol drinking can cause negative side effects to one’s health. So how much alcohol can you drink in a day, and what is considered to be excessive?

Incorporating Fruits/Veggies can be Easy!

Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a nutritious balanced diet. Not only do they contain important vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, and magnesium, but they also contain fiber. These three important components in fruits and vegetables help in reducing the risk of many health conditions such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Intuitive Eating

Intuitive’s definition is using what one feels to be true even without conscious reasoning or instinctive. Many of us use intuition daily in many ways. Maybe you listen to your inner voice or that gut feeling and let it lead you in your next decision.

What’s Preserving Your Food?

A pretty popular topic in the media as of late has been over something found in many of our foods called preservatives.

Fish on Friday

Are you a fish lover or hater? I feel like most of the time this topic is split right down the middle. Did you eat fish sticks as a kid or your mom’s tuna fish sandwiches?

It Is National Nutrition Month

This March we have a reason to celebrate healthy eating and nutrition. National Nutrition Month is in March of each year and designated by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to help promote nutrition education. This organization aids nutrition and food professionals with supporting the public in nutritional health.

Seeds

Nuts and seeds can be a good addition to a healthy diet. Learn how to incorporate them into your meals.

Pineapple Phil

We’ve talked about many different foods and their components over the past 150 weeks of Wellness Wednesdays. The benefits of diverse foods from produce to proteins, carbohydrates, and junk food.  Here is something you might not have seen yet! Today’s topic is all about pineapples. Apparently, pineapples have become an incredibly popular produce to consume…