The Truth About Turkey Consumption and Fatigue

With the upcoming holiday season comes a certain food myth and we’ve all heard it; turkey makes you tired. True or False? We’ll finally put this myth to rest, along with providing the benefits, drawbacks and nutritional facts and tips for eating turkey. Continue reading The Truth About Turkey Consumption and Fatigue

What Makes Apples So Great?

Fall is upon us and with it comes all the fun activities and seasonal delights associated with this time of year. One of the reasons that makes fall so wonderful is the abundance of apples! Not only are apples tasty and can be used in a wide variety of meals, snacks, and, dare I say it, desserts, they are also associated with fun activities to get you out and moving. Let’s look at what makes them so great and some delicious apple recipes to get you into the fall spirit. Continue reading What Makes Apples So Great?

9 Tips For Having a Healthy Thanksgiving

Let’s face it, Thanksgiving is primarily centered around food. Of course there’s a deeper meaning behind the holiday, but our celebrations generally focus on gravy-laden turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, stuffing, and a healthy dose of sweet pumpkin pie. Delicious? Absolutely! Easy on the waistline? Not so much. To help, we’ve listed a few tips to help you have a healthy Thanksgiving without sacrificing all of your favorite Turkey Day eats.

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Help! I Have Too Much Halloween Candy!

Halloween is now in the books and many of us have likely had too much candy, either out with the kids or handing out the candy. We now need to come up with a plan that will help us make it through without hindering our health and fitness goals. Here are two tricks you can apply to your candy stash. Continue reading Help! I Have Too Much Halloween Candy!

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