Spring is here according to our calendar so it’s time to say goodbye to rich soups, stews, pastas and feel-good desserts and prepare for a lighter and more healthy habit oriented season. It’s no surprise we tend to hibernate and some of our eating habits get thrown to the way side. Aside from the weather, some of our most challenging holidays are thrown in there as well. It becomes even more difficult to make healthy habits stick, but we know how important eating healthy is. Of course, there are other factors that come in to play as well. Here are some tips to help you get back on track this spring.
People usually use January as a time to make a “New Year’s Resolution”,but any time is a good time to set a new goal. The trick is to setting goals that will last. The most common resolution people set is to lose weight or get healthy. According to the University of Scranton, only 8% of the people who set New Year’s resolutions succeed in attaining them. Most people fail in achieving their goals because they do not stick to the new habits for long enough. Here are some tips that will help you keep your new goals this year:Read More >
Just when you thought the heat would never end, fall is here, bringing a cool crispness to days and evenings. School is back in full gear, and with it an endless schedule of after school activities, meetings and get togethers. Busy times are a true fall indication, and with no time to spare, feed and please your family with this tried and true Louisiana traditional recipe. It is quick and easy to prepare and even easier to eat! Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya is a favorite in any Southern household and this easy one-dish crock pot dinner satisfies hearty appetites and appeals to all ages. Use low-sodium chicken broth to make this a diabetic-friendly recipe and look for a healthier version of turkey or Andouille sausage.
Eating healthy can help prevent many different potential life ailments. Try this fun fall Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya. It’s packed with healthy ingredients like bell peppers, which contain Vitamin C. Vitamin C keeps our free radicals in check and helps strengthen our overall immune system, reducing the risk of ear infections. We are always looking out for your overall health! Stay healthy!Read More >
Thinking about getting back in shape? You haven’t worked out since when? The summer got away from you? Whatever you did or didn’t do does not really matter because it’s in the past. Today is the day for positive change. How do you start your exercise journey?
We all know how important it is to take care of our body for our overall health. First of all, we all know we need to eat healthy. Getting enough fruits and veggies and managing a balanced diet is so important. Secondly, we need to make sure we are staying active and exercising, which can mean different things to all ages, sizes, and genders.Read More >
Whatever your children’s ages, taking them on a family vacation requires more than the usual amount of planning. Not only are there more bodies to coordinate and account for, but also more expenses unless you make plans to simplify and save. So here are some travel tips to help you on vacation this year.Read More >
Halloween is a time filled with fun and joy for families. Although Halloween is fun, Halloween can pose dangers to your children. To help make the festivities seamless, there are steps that both children and parents can follow so that families can have a safe and fun Halloween.
First off, it is important to talk to your children before going trick or treating so they know what the dangers are. Safe Kids strongly recommends that parents talk with their children about safe behavior before children go trick or treating so that they can understand what the dangers are and what to look out for.Read More >
Getting back to exercise and making that commitment to get in shape is not easy. You haven’t worked out since when? Maybe you kept celebrating long after the holidays were over. Whatever you did or didn’t do does not really matter because it’s in the past. Any time is a good time to start or restart. Don’t wait for the new year to get back to exercise. Today is the day for positive change. Read More >
Like it or not, loss of bone mass is a natural part of aging and building and maintaining healthy bones become more and more important. So what can we do to keep our bones, the very support for and what forms the overall structure of our body, as healthy and strong as possible?
Health care today is not what it was 20, 30 or 50 years ago. If we had a physical problem, we went to the doctor and usually there was a remedy. Now, people are becoming much more personally involved in their health and we approach it from an attitude of: “How can I prevent disease and discomfort and maintain and preserve my health?”Read More >