Better Breakfast Day

Do you eat breakfast?  A survey by the National Health and Examination Survey reported that one in five of us skip breakfast.  This September 26th is Better Breakfast Day, and it was created to remind us why it’s so important to start your day off with a nutritious breakfast!  ...

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Back-to-School Season

Back-to-school time is in full swing! For busy parents, that means even more hectic schedules.  Between managing work, after-school activities, and weekend sports, who has time for planning healthy meals for your family?  It can be very challenging to provide balanced nutritious meals and maintain your waistline.  Weight management can...

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Hydrate on Hotter Days

It’s my favorite season- summer.  With that brings lots of childhood memories of drinking lemonade and eating frozen ices and ice cream while sitting on the curb with friends.  Oh how times have changed. Our parents had no idea that some of these products contained an excessive amount of sugar....

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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Each month of the year has it’s own health observations to bring light to the wellness issues that impact our society.  With children going back to school, this September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Growing obesity rates affect not only adults, but children and adolescents, too. Currently one out...

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Busy Families Can Be Healthy Ones

You are not alone. We all have had those days and weeks where we have great intentions to get everything checked off our to-do lists and have a family dinner at the kitchen table, but those intentions seemed to get waylaid often. We end up eating in the car between...

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Take Fiber to Heart

Most of us have heard we need to add more fiber in our diet. But did you know fiber can help build healthier hearts? Three of fiber’s properties are at the core of heart health: solubility, viscosity and fermentability. Solubility The ability of fiber molecules to dissolve in water is...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.