Building A Healthy Meal

Hello! Today’s blog will be about building healthy meals. I saw this handout on choosemyplate.gov and thought that it was a great tool that everyone can use to make their meals a little healthier. The handout includes 10 helpful steps to successfully building a healthy meal. Link to Choosemyplate.govย handout. Tip #1: Make half your plate…

COMPLAINING… LEADS TO DESTRUCTION

Happy Monday! I just wanted to spread a little positivity and motivation to the world this morning. I know that most people don’t like Mondays and the weekend flies by each week but there are more positives than negatives. A lot of people dread Mondays because that means they have to go back to work,…

Wellness Wednesday #2: Eat Your Colors

Good Morning, All! Today’s theme will be “Eat your colors”. I like to talk about this because so many key nutrients come from the foods that we consume. It’s always best to get your nutrients from whole foods, rather than supplements; although some diets make it hard for some nutrients to be available and stored….

Wellness Wednesday #1: Iron Enhancement

Hello All, I hope everyone is having a great start to their day (hump day!). I am jumping on the bandwagon and starting Wellness Wednesdays so each week I will post something health related. To start off the first one I will be talking about ways to enhance iron absorption within your diet. Many girls…

GASSY? BLOATED?… SO AM I

Gas and bloating is something that many people struggle with on a daily basis. Some cases are minor and some are chronic. There are many causes to gas and bloating such as: eating or drinking too fast, chewing gum, drinking sodas or drinks with carbonation and smoking. I, myself struggle with gas and bloating quite…

Stress Eating

Good morning everyone! The pressure has been on the last week at school for me and I have been indulging into those bad habits we call stress eating. I’ve been eating non-stop (seriously the only time I’m not eating is if I’m sleeping or in a class I can’t eat in). I’m just glad that…