Motivation for the New Year!

Motivation for the New Year!

New Years. New Opportunities. New Slate. New You. When I was given my blog assignment this one was by far the one I was most looking forward to writing! I LOVE New Years. Something about all the possibilities that are just waiting for you to take them and all the...
Boost Your Diet with Whole Grains

Boost Your Diet with Whole Grains

Does anyone else dread the bread aisle at the grocery store? Whole grain, wheat, white, and white whole wheat are only a small portion of the options you see on the shelves. Every time I entered that aisle my brain would draw up all these questions about the taste,...
Some Shocking Stats on Added Sugar

Some Shocking Stats on Added Sugar

What do cake, ketchup, soda, soups, cereal, and processed fruit juice have in common? What counts for over 14% of the average adults daily calorie intake? That’s right, added sugar! Sugar is the most popular ingredient added to food in the United States. Although...
ReThink Your Summer Drink

ReThink Your Summer Drink

All summer, the radio plays “Refresh with an ice cold Coca-Cola” ads and grocery stores have half-priced Fantas for those getaway lake weekends, and I’ll admit I fell for every one of them. When I spent time outside in the sun and started to lose my energy, I would...