Navigating Holiday Eating

5 Tips to Promote Joy and Health, Without Guilt or Stress The holidays are a time filled with fellowship, fun, and good food, but they’re also rife with guilt and stress about food. The desire to enjoy holiday treats is often overshadowed by fear of weight gain, along with dread about taking action to “fix” this in the New Year. The good news is that…

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Breakfast: Is It Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

We’ve all heard the saying, but is it true? Well, yes, breakfast is pretty important. There are many benefits to eating breakfast, and they’re backed by a bunch of research. Eating breakfast: Jumpstarts metabolism, which maximizes use of calories throughout the day Provides energy to start the day, leading to increased focus and functionality Promotes blood sugar stability, i.e. prevents blood sugar from being too…

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Snack Your Way Healthy

For many people, snacking is necessary to maintain energy levels throughout the day and prevent excessive hunger and dramatic drops in blood sugar. There are many benefits to snacking, and if done thoughtfully, snacking between meals can be part of a healthy lifestyle plan. Potential benefits of snacking include the opportunity to consume more vitamins, minerals, and fiber, as well as satisfy hunger between meals…

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