3 Healthy Recipes Using Sweet Potatoes

As a natural transition from October to November, I’m bringing you some of my best-kept recipes to fuel your body by using Sweet Potatoes! Sweet potatoes not only fit the fall and Thanksgiving themes, but they fit your nutrition plan as well. Learn about the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes and try these 3 recipes for easy meal planning! Continue reading 3 Healthy Recipes Using Sweet Potatoes

Staff Highlight: Sarah Brunner

We are pleased to have you meet our new Registered Dietitian, Sarah Brunner. Sarah recently graduated from the Coordinated Program at Mount Mary University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics. She also has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
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Nature vs Nurture: How it Affects Your Relationship with Food

Nature may have a lot to do with our food choices and overall relationship with food. Just as you are born with a particular shape to your face, head, nose, and set of your eyes and eye color, you are destined to reach a certain height, and you are also born with an inherent neurotransmitter profile. Continue reading Nature vs Nurture: How it Affects Your Relationship with Food

When Eating Fish Isn’t So Good for Your Health

For the most part, we all know eating fish is generally good for your health due in part to the good heart health that is provided by an essential nutrient, Omega 3 Fatty Acids. But, what about the other concerns regarding the nutrients such as Mercury that can be present in the water your fish is coming from? And, how much is too much fish to eat? What fish is available to us in Wisconsin? Let’s look at these specific issues. Continue reading When Eating Fish Isn’t So Good for Your Health

Staff Stories: Jack Slater on Motivating Others

It’s not an easy task motivating others. As a personal trainer I will typically get the “can you get me motivated?” question and it’s just such a hard one to handle. Instead of trying to give them a pep talk, I instead tell them about my beginning as a personal trainer. Continue reading Staff Stories: Jack Slater on Motivating Others