Meal planning is an essential part of a healthy family. By planning weekly meals and eating at home, you can save time, control your portions, and avoid eating hidden calories. Additionally, family meals eaten at home are often less expensive and more healthful. Here are a few meal planning tips to get you started. Continue reading Meal Planning Tips for a Healthy Family
So you just ate a whole box of chocolates or sleeve of red velvet Oreos with your Valentine’s Day sweetie…now what?
I’m a sweets kinda gal. Just love em! And it can be a problem, particularly at specific times of the year…like when my kids were smaller and they brought home a huge plastic pumpkin filled with Halloween candy, or during the holidays when everyone starts sending you boxes of chocolates and parties abound. Ohhhh, the caramel filled chocolates…but I digress. Continue reading Post Valentine’s Day Sweets Recovery
The term glycemic index may not sound like something you would use on a daily basis, but it is fairly simple in concept. It is a measure of the blood sugar in your body after eating a food that contains carbohydrates. Over the years, people have continued to try to control their blood sugar by counting their carbs in this way, but primarily in an effort to have control over their energy levels and to maintain more lasting quality from meals. Continue reading Understanding Glycemic Index
Some of you may know Katie Wilson, she and her family are members of Elite and she also works in the playroom at our Mequon location. She is also a pro athlete snowboarder who recently competed on the international stage at the Snowboard World Cup and NorAm Cup. Continue reading Katie Wilson: Elite Playroom Attendant and Pro Snowboarder
You really can’t put a price on good health, yet sometimes it feels like an expensive chore to make healthy choices at the grocery store. However, the reality is that there’s no need to break the bank in an effort to eat well. To give you a little help, we’ve created a quick list of ways to eat healthy on a budget.
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