Homemade pet food has become a bit of a hot topic in the animal world as of late. The more food conscious we become as a society, the more concern we have over what goes into our pets' diets, as well. Many of us consider our pets to be members of... Read more
Summer is the season for cooking fresh and fabulous feasts. The summer months bring ripe and juicy produce that nearly falls off the vines, farmers markets in their fullest glory, and perfect weather for celebrating the bountiful harvest in your very... Read more
You've probably heard this advice before: For a healthy grocery trip, shop the perimeter of the store. Avoiding the middle aisles is a good tactic to help you make great choices and pick the most nutritious foods, but if you stick to this advice... Read more
These days, it seems we are constantly bombarded by ads for nutritional supplements claiming to make us healthier, live longer or prevent diseases. Many of the same supplements available to humans are now being offered to pets.
We want our... Read more
Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything?
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I recently realized that a lot of the foods listed on the lists in Sparkpeople don't have the correct and/or full nutritional content. If you are tracking specific nutrients, as I am, it makes it difficult to put together an accurate menu for the da... Read more
Does anyone drink Ensure on a regular basis? I bought one of these nutrition shakes and they are delicious =) The one I got was 'to help get strong on the inside', has anyone seen a difference since they have drank these shakes?... Read more
I've been tracking my meals since I got my new FitBit Flex. I never did this before I got my Fit Bit. Doing this has really opened my eyes on what is in the food I eat, the number of calories I'm eating compared to the calories my body is burning.... Read more
I went shopping for healthy food yesterday and spent 2 hours in Wally World. There are too many choices. So many that it became overwhelming. Now I remember why I used to eat fast food...because it's fast. Actually was thinking how much easier it... Read more
I'm a newbie. When I looked up quinoa I found many entries most of which didn't reflect the actual vitamin or mineral content of the grain, so of course my daily totals keep coming in under the mark even though I am eating well. Is there no way to l... Read more
I find that choosing all of my food for the day right away in the morning keeps it all under control. When I'm looking for something to snack on, all I need to do is check my planner and see what's left for the day. When it's time to make dinner, I... Read more
A great tip I learned from a nutritionist is to 'volumize' with leafy greens (spinach is my favorite). When greens are added to a meal - either as the main course or as a starter they help to satisfy you better and allow your hunger to subside more... Read more
For people who want to cut alcohol down to the bare minimum in order to have a better lifestyle. Having one drink instead of two to ensure less calorie consumption and better weight loss!
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The month of March is designated each year as National Nutrition Month and sponsored by The American Dietetic Association. Registered Dietitian Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 10 this year. The purpose of the day is to help inform the publ... Read more
First, it was the launch of the Let's Move Campaign to encourage change toward healthier eating and fitness habits. Then there were updated school lunch guidelines to match-up what is served in public schools with the MyPlate healthy eating guide... Read more
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