Swiss chard is a leafy green vegetable that is full of vitamins and nutrients. Chard can be eaten raw if the leaves are picked young or cooked. Try it as a colorful and delicious side dish or add chard to pasta, soups, salads, and more! Swiss Chard’s Nutrition Profile Swiss chard is an excellent source […]

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” -Thich Nhat Hanh A healthy body begins with a healthy mind, and a healthy mind begins with mindfulness. What is Mindfulness? Simply stated, it is our ability to pay attention to the present moment, with curiosity and without judgment. Practicing […]

Swiss chard is a leafy green vegetable that is full of vitamins and nutrients. Chard can be eaten raw if the leaves are picked young or cooked. Try it as a colorful and delicious side dish or add chard to pasta, soups, salads, and more! Swiss Chard’s Nutrition Profile Swiss chard is an excellent source […]

Doing what you enjoy is a better motivator for exercising and it helps you stick with it! Activities of daily living such as gardening, walking your dog, and playing your children “count” and even just sitting less can be of benefit to your health and wellbeing. Movement does not have to be vigorous or make […]

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. One in 3 children in the United States are overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Childhood obesity continues to be a problem. According to the Centers for […]

Breathing – it seems so simple, doesn’t it? Yet, when we engage in different ways of breathing, it can cause very different results! It may either cause stress or relaxation. At its core, breath is a bio-energetic feedback loop – breath is life. We must inhale and exhale, bringing in oxygen-rich energy and expelling toxins. […]

Swiss chard is a leafy green vegetable that is full of vitamins and nutrients. Chard can be eaten raw if the leaves are picked young or cooked. Try it as a colorful and delicious side dish or add chard to pasta, soups, salads, and more! Swiss Chard’s Nutrition Profile Swiss chard is an excellent source […]

Poisonous plants are all around us. Some plants can be harmful if you touch them, eat them, or burn them. Sometimes, the whole plant is harmful. Other times, just part of a plant is harmful. Young children often put harmful plants in their mouths. Adults sometimes pick harmful plants to eat, thinking they are safe. […]

Anyone eating on the run or at restaurants has probably noticed that food portions have gotten larger. Some portions are called “super size,” while others have simply grown in size and provide enough food for at least two people. With this growth have come increases in waistlines and body weight. In the video below, learn […]