Family Centered Eating & Healthy Snacks

By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

In today’s frantic, busy world have the days of family dinners been all but lost? Do your kids’ after school activities consume your weeknights; leaving little time for cooking, let alone actually sitting down together to enjoy a meal? Continue reading Family Centered Eating & Healthy Snacks

Can the Foods We Eat Affect Our Mood?

By Melissa Abromovich, Certified Personal Trainer at Elite Sports Club-River Glen

Absolutely, according to a new article that can be found on the NPR website. According to the article “a nutrient-dense diet may help tamp down stress.” And there are even specific foods that may help boost your mood. I’ve included the link below, so that you can read the original article yourself, but if you’re short on time here’s the lowdown: Continue reading Can the Foods We Eat Affect Our Mood?

Summer Grill Goodness: Revamp your backyard barbecue with these amazing recipes

Let me guess, you’re grilling up hot dogs, hamburgers, and your occasional steak this summer. Sure, they’re crowed pleasers and we want to make people happy. But let’s not be so boring this summer and liven up the next back yard get together or tailgate.

Try these recipes to do just that…. Continue reading Summer Grill Goodness: Revamp your backyard barbecue with these amazing recipes

It’s a Wrap! Best Food Choices for Cancer Prevention

By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

If you have been following my posts over the past few months, you’ll know that what you eat matters not only for your waistline, but also when it comes to your overall health and disease prevention. But, in case you are new here, and don’t have a moment to browse through my prior posts, here’s a quick recap. Continue reading It’s a Wrap! Best Food Choices for Cancer Prevention