Reading the Label of a Popular Kids’ Snack Food

Fruit/Snack, Health, Nutrition

We generally associate yogurt as a “healthy” food but not all yogurts are created equal. Let’s examine the nutrition label and ingredients from a popular kids’ yogurt. Examining the Ingredients Ingredients are listed in descending order by amount, so we can see that the yogurt contains mostly “cultured pasteurized grade A low fat milk”. Notice … Read More

Living Mindfully in Today’s New Normal

Health Tips

Many of us are adjusting to a new “normal” in response to the pandemic. People are figuring out how to balance being home with kids while having to work and help with their kids’ online schooling. It is a position that many of us never thought we would be in. Nonetheless, it is important to … Read More

Improve Your Wellbeing with These Lifestyle Tweaks

Health, Health Tips

Wellbeing – the state of being comfortable, healthy or happy – is important to everyone. However, for some people, getting to the state of wellbeing may feel unattainable because their goals to get there are too large or feel overwhelming. Lofty goals often set us up for failure. When the goal isn’t met easily, it’s … Read More

Reset Your Healthy Goals for Fall

Health Tips

As you leave the carefree summer months behind and settle into some very new routines – such as online school for the kids and/or working from home – you may be feeling some stress and unease about how to embrace these new routines. You are not alone! Many of us are in the same shoes … Read More

How To Read a Popular Food Snack Label

Health Tips, Nutrition

When you first look at a snack package,  you want to look at what’s in it and determine whether or not you want to put these ingredients in your body. Ingredients are listed in descending order by amount. The first ingredient listed is the largest amount in the product; the last ingredient is the least … Read More

Protein and Carb Healthy Snack Ideas

Health Tips

Snacking can be beneficial for your body, as long as you snack healthfully. Food fuels us to keep us energized but if you go too long without it, you will definitely feel a slump (for most of us, it happens in the late afternoon). Therefore, to keep your metabolism humming and your energy levels up … Read More