Tips to Build a Sustainable Healthy Lifestyle in 2021

Health Tips, Nutrition

Ditch your New Year’s resolution this year! Many surveys and studies online report that about 80% of resolutions will fail by mid-February. That means the likelihood that you will stick to your resolution is unlikely. However, if you want to lead a healthier lifestyle in the New Year – whether it be exercising more, eating … Read More

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

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

Mindful Eating 101

Health Tips, Nutrition

It is important to view mindful eating as moving your diet in a healthier direction and by making incremental changes over time. Here are some tips to get you started. The 80/20 Rule For myself and my wellness clientele, I have found that the 80/20 rule works well. 80% of your diet is comprised of … Read More