Insights & Actions for Healthy Living
Recipe Renovation® for Your Labor Day Cookout

Recipe Renovation® for Your Labor Day Cookout

Labor Day and the grill is ready for some action. The traditional weekend that unofficially marks the end of summer is here and we want to make the most of it! Grilling a family favorite meal to share has become a common way to spend the holiday. Did you know that the word barbecue is… Continue Reading

Families Fighting Together for Childhood Health

Families Fighting Together for Childhood Health

In the past decade we have been waging a war on childhood obesity. We may have won a few battles, but all of our kids are not yet winning. Did you know that today 1 in 3 of our children is obese? Not only are kids with obesity put on a path to chronic disease… Continue Reading

Making Sense of the Nutrition Pendulum

Making Sense of the Nutrition Pendulum

Trying to eat the right thing everyday for yourself and your family seems overwhelming at times. It is only made worse when the media messages about what you should and should not eat swing back and forth like a pendulum. What should you believe? What is best for you to eat? What should you really… Continue Reading

Back To School = Kids Eat Right Time!

Back To School = Kids Eat Right Time!

Getting ready to get the kids back to school can be a stressful time for parents. It isn’t just about backpacks and new sneakers. Parents should also focus on what healthy foods and habits their child and family will adopt. Are family meals the culmination of your busy day, where you can talk and share… Continue Reading

Is Your Kitchen Smart? Technology for Cooking and Eating

Is Your Kitchen Smart? Technology for Cooking and Eating

The internet of things, which has been moving forward for many years to make our homes smart, is moving into our kitchens. Big time. Is your kitchen keeping up with technology innovations that can make your life easier and you healthier? Smart home technology uses electronic devices of all kinds that can communicate with each… Continue Reading

Goodbye Added Trans Fat — We Won’t Miss You!

Goodbye Added Trans Fat — We Won’t Miss You!

Blamed for the rise in heart disease at the end of the 19th century, partially hydrogenated fats were created as an alternative to saturated fat and cholesterol containing butter and lard. Trans fat, partially hydrogenated fat, was added to foods across the spectrum that most of us ate without realizing what the impact of this… Continue Reading

End Struggles with Diabetic Diet to Eat Well with Diabetes

End Struggles with Diabetic Diet to Eat Well with Diabetes

Managing blood sugar to prevent prediabetes developing into diabetes or preventing medical complications if you are already diagnosed, as well as simply avoiding feeling awful each day, is a struggle 29 million people in the US face. Diabetes is a disease that affects millions, not to mention approximately 8 million more who are unaware that… Continue Reading

Constipation – An Unspoken But Solvable Problem

Constipation – An Unspoken But Solvable Problem

No one wants to talk about it, but many are suffering with chronic constipation. Some constipation episodes may lead to fecal impaction, requiring professional intervention, including a hospital visit. Yep, it’s true! Constipation is a problem for about 4 million of us and leads to approximately 2.5 million doctor visits each year. We try to… Continue Reading

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