Year: 2017

How to Build a Better Sandwich

We’ve all struggled with trying to make a healthy lunch for ourselves or for our kids. Sometimes the more convenient option is to buy lunch from school or at work and call it a day! However, that is not the healthiest choice. Thankfully, we came up with an easy infographic to show you how to…

Friendly Foods That Turn Harmful

“Fruits and vegetables are the key to healthy living” ..How far back can you remember hearing this? The nutritional benefits combined with multiple nutrients that boost our body’s immune system have been the backbone for just about every age. As parents, we are instructed on how many servings a day our children should be fed…

Free Printable Back to School Lunch Box Jokes

This article, sponsored by Crispy Green, originally appeared on Modern Mom Life and has been republished with the author’s permission. All opinions are the author’s own. I’ve partnered with Crispy Green to bring our readers free printable Back to School lunch box jokes! Has the Summer flown by for anyone else? I feel like it was yesterday we were counting…

Video: Are Fruit Snacks Healthy?

This seems to be a question that we’ve all asked ourselves at least once in our lives: Are fruit snacks healthy? Are they a good snack to pack in your kid’s lunchbox? Chris Freytag, founder of Get Healthy U TV, gives the lowdown on this topic. Back in the ‘90s, parents used to think that…

Treadmill Workouts for Beginners

Whenever I think of the gym, I think of the same old boring treadmills – and whenever I think of treadmills, I think of the most dreadful and uneventful run I’m about to endure! Have you ever stopped to think about the different possibilities you have when using a treadmill? Especially the different treadmill workouts…

7 Hydrating Foods to Eat This Summer

As the summer heat rises, so does the need for our bodies to be plenty hydrated. From the increase of outdoor activities to long-awaited sunbathing, one thing is for sure, you will be sweating. Although sweating has its benefits as it is the human body’s natural cooling system as well as detoxer; losing too much…

5 Easy Ways to Get Your Kids Involved in Cooking

Let’s be honest: If you relate to cooking as a chore—as a means to an end—chances are your kids feel the same way about it. In order to get your kids excited about cooking, you must first get excited yourself. There are many ways you can get your kids involved in cooking! When your kids…

Video: Is Sugar In Fruit Bad For You?

Meet Chris Freytag, founder of Get Healthy U TV, certified personal trainer, and health coach. Chris talks about the different health benefits you gain by eating fruit and how some people are unfortunately misinformed! She talks about the most frequently asked question by her clients, “can I eat fruit although it has sugar?” — Her…

Eating Salmon Helps Support Brain Health

Did you know that what you eat affects your brain health in terms of functioning, development, mood and energy? Although the brain takes up only 2% of our total body mass, it uses about 20% of our energy resources…aka food! All the food that we consume breaks down into carbohydrates, protein and fats. From there,…

5 Simple Exercise Ideas for Summer

Are you one of those people that dread having to drive to the gym every day, taking up about 30 to 45 minutes of your time? If so, keep reading to find out some exercise ideas for summer that don’t include going to the gym! And of course, some useful tips for a fun, healthy,…