August is ‘Kids Eat Right’ Month

With childhood obesity on the rise, making sure kids eat right and get plenty of exercise is vital.  Parents and caregivers can play a big role in children’s nutrition and health, teaching kids about healthy foods, being a good role model and making sure physical activity is incorporated into each day. August, which is Kids … Continue reading August is ‘Kids Eat Right’ Month

Twelve Tasty Summer Herbs

Spice up your summer meals with fresh herbs. Herbs are a great way to add flavor without using salt. In addition, many herbs contain disease-fighting antioxidants, vitamins A and C, and fiber. Fresh herbs are abundant this time of year, so now is the perfect time to add them to your favorite recipes. 1. Rosemary … Continue reading Twelve Tasty Summer Herbs

Rethink Your Drink

With the hot weather upon us, people may be reminding you to drink plenty of fluids, and they have good reason to do so. Two-thirds of our body is made up of water, thus making it important to stay hydrated. However, choosing the right beverages can make a big difference in your overall health. It … Continue reading Rethink Your Drink

Snacks For Your Bike Ride

Southwestern Wisconsin has some of the most scenic bicycling routes in the country. If you are planning a bike ride with your family this summer, be sure to fuel your body with healthy snacks so that you have enough energy to enjoy your ride. The carbohydrate (or glycogen) stores in your liver become depleted after … Continue reading Snacks For Your Bike Ride