Five “Secret” Superfoods
Nutritional powerhouses you may not have heard of yet. If you’ve read a magazine or watched TV recently, chances are you’ve heard the term “superfoods.” Many of these foods—packed with beneficial nutrients—are everyday ingredients that you may already enjoy often,…
Getting Back on Your Feet
Nutrition tips for recovering after illness or injury. As you recover from an illness, an injury, or time spent in the hospital, your body is working overtime to heal and rebuild. Did you know the first 30 days of recovery…
Pump Up Your Pantry: Keep nutritious choices on hand
It’s always easier to eat right when you have nutritious options in your refrigerator and pantry. Take a close look at what you have on hand. Then, the next time you or your loved one head to the grocery store…
Six is Better than Three: How to get the nutrients you need during treatment
What’s the right portion size? Are smaller, more frequent meals better than three square meals a day? We’re here to talk about how you can get the nutrient-rich calories you need during treatment and recovery to help rebuild your strength…
Slowing Muscle Loss As You Age
For many adults, age is just a number. In fact, according to
Muscle Matters: Flex your strength and energy
Use it or lose it. You’ve probably heard this expression a million times, but have you ever heard it used to actually describe what can happen if you don’t exercise your muscles over time? “In fact, studies show that it…
Magic of Mini-Meals: Don’t be trapped by three meals a day.
Have you heard that eating three meals a day is an outdated idea? Eating smaller meals more frequently throughout the day—four to six mini-meals every 3 to 4 hours—has a number of health benefits. The idea is not to…
Tips for Tough Times: Eating well when you’re not feeling well.
Getting the nourishment you need after an illness, while recovering from surgery, or during treatment can be tough, especially when you don’t feel like eating. The good news is, even if you’re not up for full meals, you can still…
One-Week Assessment: Where do you stand?
Take a little time this week to really look at how you’re eating. Are you doing all you can to stay your healthy best, getting plenty of protein, vitamins, and minerals? Try our One-Week Assessment to be certain! Each…
Protect Your Muscles: Why preserving muscle matters
How’s your muscle mass these days? That’s probably a question you’ve never been asked—and you probably don’t know quite how to answer it! When health professionals talk about your “muscle,” they’re not referring to the weight of your dumbbells or…