Tips to Get Your Kids to Eat the Lunches You Pack

There is nothing more frustrating for a parent than to spend time packing a healthy lunch for your child to find that it comes back home untouched. There are several common reasons why your child might not be eating lunch at school. Your child doesn’t like the foods you are packing. Your job as a … Continue reading Tips to Get Your Kids to Eat the Lunches You Pack

Is the Whole30 Diet Right for You?

Perhaps you’ve heard of the Whole30 diet, which is a 30 day diet that promises to “reset” your body and “change your life.” This diet eliminates foods that cause inflammation and is said to eliminate cravings, rebalance hormones, cure digestive issues, and boost energy and immune function. All traces of sugar, grains, alcohol, dairy and … Continue reading Is the Whole30 Diet Right for You?

How Food Poisoning is Possible From Dining On The Desktop

Office workers should take note of a new survey conducted by the American Dietetic Association and Home Food Safety program of ConAgra Foods. In an attempt to save both time and money, 83% of Americans eat in their office cubicle. Failure to practice the proper food safety and hygiene could result in time and money … Continue reading How Food Poisoning is Possible From Dining On The Desktop

A Guide to Food Safety and Kitchen Clean Up

An essential part of preparing a meal is making sure to use the proper food safety techniques. Without proper safety protocols your food can become contaminated and pass along foodborne illnesses to whomever eats or comes in contact with it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that 48 million Americans become sick … Continue reading A Guide to Food Safety and Kitchen Clean Up

Is the Keto Diet Right for You?

The ketogenic diet, also known as “keto,” seems to be all the rage lately, and many celebrities promote it is an effective weight loss method. Although it’s popular currently, it isn’t new and has actually been used as a treatment for epilepsy since the 1920s. The keto diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that puts … Continue reading Is the Keto Diet Right for You?

What’s the Deal with CBD Oil?

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is becoming more mainstream and is legal in Wisconsin. Cannabidiol is extracted from the flowers and buds of marijuana or hemp plants and does not produce the “high” that is caused by the chemical tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). It is credited with helping to treat a host of medical problems, but experts say evidence … Continue reading What’s the Deal with CBD Oil?

Avoiding Diet Culture at the Holiday Table

The holidays bring lots of opportunities connect with friends and family. Read on to learn what types of comments may be causing more harm than good. Diet culture is everywhere; social media, magazines lining the check out line, television and in the way we communicate with one another. Diet culture proclaims, "Thinness is best!" 'Diet … Continue reading Avoiding Diet Culture at the Holiday Table

Healthy Fats: How to Eat More

A healthy diet includes fat! Check out this post for detailed information on the different types of dietary fat. Healthy fats are those that are rich in either monounsaturated or omega-3 fats. Healthy fat shopping list at the bottom of this post. Read on for some practical ways to incorporate more healthy fats into your … Continue reading Healthy Fats: How to Eat More