Healthy Brown Bag Lunch Ideas That Don’t Disappoint read more

Healthy Brown Bag Lunch Ideas That Don’t Disappoint

Although breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day, lunch is just as important as it supplies you with the energy needed to complete your most time-consuming and difficult work-related, school-related, and home-related tasks.  Before packing your lunch bag each day, think about what you’ll be doing throughout the day.  You may […]

05 February 2016 No comment
Low Calorie Snack Ideas Under Fifty Calories read more

Low Calorie Snack Ideas Under Fifty Calories

If you can’t resist snacking between meals, do so consciously.  The wrong snacks have just as many (if not more) calories, grams of sugar, fat, and sodium as the full meals you eat, and that’s not a good thing!  If you’re mindful about your weight and want to maintain your health, you’re going to need […]

03 February 2016 No comment
The Most Nutrient-Rich Foods to Eat read more

The Most Nutrient-Rich Foods to Eat

When it comes to eating healthy, there’s a lot of information a person needs to know.  For example, do you know how to read a food label?  If you’ve answered, “Yes,” that’s great, but do you know how much of a certain vitamin or nutrient you need daily?  If you don’t, it’s ok.  Most people […]

29 January 2016 No comment
Omega-3 Fatty Acids read more

Why Omega-3 Fatty Acids Matter

You may have heard all about Omega-3 Fatty Acids but have no idea what they do for your body or what types of food offer them.  You’re not the first person to admit this nor will you be the last.  Many people simply aren’t aware of what’s good about their food.  They eat it without […]

26 January 2016 No comment
What Makes Beans a Great Source of Protein? read more

What Makes Beans a Great Source of Protein?

Other than meat, what foods are great sources of protein?  Beans! You might be surprised to learn that they’re rich in fiber, calcium, and iron, too! When combined with whole grains like brown rice, teff, and quinoa, they provide you with the essential amino acids needed for your body to function optimally.  The building blocks […]

22 January 2016 No comment
What Does GMO Mean read more

What Does GMO Mean and Why Do People Avoid Products With GMOs?

If you’re wondering what GMO stands for and why it causes controversy, you’re in luck.  We’d like to discuss Genetically Modified Organisms and why so many people steer clear of them.  Most developed nations do not find GMOs safe.  In fact, many ban them.  In the United States, however, GMO-laden products are not labeled. Herbicides […]

20 January 2016 No comment
Foods That Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep read more

Foods That Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep

A good night’s sleep is often hard to come by.  With the stresses and responsibilities of everyday living, many people find it difficult to relax.  What if the food you ate actually helped you get a peaceful night of restful slumber?  Would you be more likely to include those foods in your diet? Here’s what […]

15 January 2016 No comment
Five Super Simple Ways to Eat Better in the New Year read more

Five Super Simple Ways to Eat Better in the New Year

  It’s a new year and time for a new you, right?  What better to usher in 2016 than with some healthier habits?  Diet and exercise play an important role in your physical health and overall well-being.  The foods you eat either help or harm you, so choose what you put into your body carefully. […]

13 January 2016 No comment
Is a Vegetarian Diet One of Your New Year's Resolutions? read more

Is a Vegetarian Diet One of Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Many people opt to go vegetarian for their health.  If that sounds like you but you’re not sure where to start, might we suggest doing some research through the INRFOOD app available for free on iOS and Android enabled devices.  The valuable tool is the collaboration of dietitians, nutritionists, and health conscious people. The app […]

08 January 2016 No comment
Teenage girls enjoying healthy lunches together read more

Encouraging Teens to Develop Healthy Eating Habits

If you’re the parent or grandparent of a teenager who loves junk food, you have your work cut out for you when it comes to teaching them the value of good nutrition.  It may take many frustrating hours for you to get them to see your point of view so that’s where having tools on […]

05 January 2016 No comment