Month: July 2016

How to Build Your Own Healthy Salad

If you’ve ever struggled to decide what to put in your salad, you’re not alone. While some people argue that salads are little more than “rabbit food”, many nutritional professionals recommend adding in healthy toppings to ensure that your salads are packed with as many proteins, vitamins and minerals as possible. To build a healthy […]

How to Keep Your Brain Healthy from the Inside Out

Did you ever get a song stuck in your head?  Like perhaps, “Don’t You Forget About me”—that definitive ‘80’s song from the teenage classic, “Breakfast Club”?  You’re not alone!  And just maybe your brain is trying to tell you something….like ‘don’t forget about me—I’m your top organ pretty much in charge of everything else that […]

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

If you’re looking for fast healthy recipes in the morning that will get you out the door in no time, look no further! Having smoothies for breakfast is a great way to get your dose of vitamins and minerals in for the morning. Ingredients 8-10 oz. soymilk or low-fat milk Medium banana 1 Tbsp. all-natural […]

Our Favorite Snacks for Hiking

Whether you’re embarking on a short outdoorsy hike in your area or a lengthy excursion to challenge your muscles and endurance, bringing along the right snacks for hiking is crucial to ensure that you properly fuel your body. Pack foods that’ll deliver energy, essential vitamins, minerals and proteins. Read on to learn more about our […]

Group Fitness Trends You Must Try

Gym clothes and shoes laid out. Check. Alarm clock set. Check. Water bottle in gym bag. Check. Alarm clock set. Check (again). Preparing yourself to workout can be a daunting task. You’ve never considered yourself an early bird, your favorite kind of health nut is one covered in chocolate, and the closest you’ve come to […]

7 Dairy Free Snacks

If you or someone in your family has a milk or dairy-related allergy, you’ll want to find dairy-free snacks that are safe to eat, but still delicious. Read on for our list of effortless, dairy-free snacks that are satisfying, yummy, and easy to whip up in a pinch! Whole Wheat Crackers with Peanut Butter This […]

The Science of Dried Fruit

– By Angela Liu, Most people have eaten dried fruit in one form or another. It’s probably safe to say that dried fruit has been part of the human diet for as long as humans have been around. Dried fruit is a good source of energy and nutrients, and typically, it lasts longer (has […]

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