When it comes to maintaining a healthy weight for a lifetime, the bottom line is—calories count! Weight management is all about balance—balancing the number of calories you consume with the number of calories your body uses or “burns off.” This 30-minute webinar will be packed with information about resting metabolic rate, energy requirements, tools to […]
Making the New Dietary Guidelines a Part of Your Life: Veggies & Fruits
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 offers new recommendations focused on overall eating patterns. How can we put these Guidelines to use in everyday life? This post will be the first in a series, explaining the Guidelines’ Key Recommendations and how to apply them. The Key Recommendations offer pointers on what a healthy eating pattern should […]
Healthy Teeth and Gums, Healthy Body
Do you ever think “Thank goodness I don’t have that!” when you hear about teeth and gum issues? Well here’s what you need to know about where those issues come from. Bacteria can be found almost everywhere and our mouths are full of bacteria. A sticky film on teeth and tissues in the mouth, caused […]
Do you need Sports Drinks? Energy Drinks?
All the advertisements on television would make us believe that if you are participating in any sports you need to have sports drinks to help you. The ads target children and youth marketing them as a healthy alternative to soda. Are they necessary? Do they help you? Is the cost worth it? The ads state […]