The start of a new year is the perfect time to get family resolutions into place. Many of us are accustomed to setting personal goals for the new year. But have you ever thought about setting collective goals as a family unit? Setting goals will provide benefits to every family member. Family goals help motivate…
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7 Meals Under 400 Calories The Entire Family Will Love
Are you looking for easy and delicious low-calorie meals the entire family will love? It can be hard to please everyone you’re cooking for while also watching your calorie intake. Avoid having to cook separate dinners for yourself while you watch your weight with these tasty, prepped, low-calorie dinners the kids will love just as…
7 Easy Low-Calorie Dinners to Make this July
Cooking low-calorie dinners that the entire family will love can be challenging. Luckily, we have plenty of low-calorie options on our July menu that also happen to be family favorites. Say goodbye to the days of trying to please the entire family while also counting your calories. With these 7 meals under 400 calories, counting…
Our Tips for Combatting Decision Fatigue
With a new season approaching, there is no question that there seems to be a never-ending list of decisions we need to make. How can I get my kids ready for school? How do I help support my kids through their virtual classes? Do I have a clean mask for when I go out? What…
Spring Cleaning: More than Just Windex and Disinfectants
When most of us hear “spring cleaning” we think it’s about opening the windows, letting fresh air in and then heading into the deepest darkest crevices of our closets and drawers. The pantry? Oh my. That’s a scary place.
Top Five Energy Boosters for Dreary Days
1. Be intentional about getting a good night’s sleep and, if needed during the day, take a short power nap.That coffee with dessert might have boosted your mood after dinner, but the caffeine likely disrupted your sleep. Lack of REM (rapid eye movement) sleep can make you feel sluggish and less motivated while decreasing your…
Dream Dinners has you eating homemade meals at dinner time, but we want to help you avoid ‘famished-overeating’ by incorporating healthy snacks into your diet. Why healthy snacks? Because sugary snacks make you crave more sugar causing your blood sugar levels to vacillate like a yoyo. Low blood sugar makes you feel hungry and therefore…
Every little bit helps – lower the risk of type 2 diabetes
Frequent breaks to stretch and stand may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes for desk workers, couch potatoes and other people who sit for long amounts of time….
10 More Ways to Be a Fitter Family
Ten more great ways to not only be a fitter family but also teach your family habits that will last a lifetime.
Twenty Ways to Become a Fitter Family
Connie Evers MS, RD, is a specialist in children’s health and nutrition education and the author of “How to Teach Nutrition to Kids”, a book which is used in thousands of schools throughout the world as a framework for nutrition education. She also is author of “Feeding Kids” newsletter.
What does Dr. Brent say about garlic?
Throw out the garlic supplements and pick up a clove.
Setting SMART New Year’s Resolutions
So what is the right approach to setting those New Years resolutions? Here are a few tips that may help you achieve success this year.