“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ~Virginia Woolf

Food fuels the body for performance. What you eat is one of the variables that determines the body’s output. Your food choices are the main ingredients in promoting health or illness. Eat foods that stimulate healing, boost the metabolism and energy, and support your desired goals. In this section, we will share recipes, tips, and information to encourage healthy eating. Eat well to live well!

12 Tips to Prevent Weighing Down Santa’s Sleigh

Written by Dr. Bernadette on . Posted in Eat

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! How do you enjoy the festivities without completely abandoning your fitness and nutrition routine? It may be unrealistic to adhere to your usual wellness regimen during the busy holiday season, but here are some tips that you can use to prevent weighing down Santa’s sleigh.

Slim Down with Meal Planning

Written by Christine Luken on . Posted in Eat

Most people have “Lose Weight” and “Eat Healthier” on their To-Do lists.  I believe that Meal Planning is a valuable tool in that process.  Let’s look at how Meal Planning makes it easier to achieve weight loss and healthy eating goals!

  • Proper Meal Planning assures that you have all of your ingredients on hand to make those healthy recipes you’ve been collecting and vowing to try. You are less likely to call for pizza delivery if everything for tonight’s dinner is ready to go in your fridge and pantry.

What’s On Your Plate?

Written by Dr. Bernadette on . Posted in Eat

Do you know the nutritional value of the food you eat or are your food choices based solely on taste? Are carbohydrates flowing over the edges of your plate? Is it dripping with unhealthy fats? The food you eat can promote health or illness.

The fork has a major impact on your health; what you decide to put on it is a forecast into our well-being. You can maximize your health by loading your fork with superfoods that are not only delicious, but that nourish the body. Food is fuel for the body. What you eat determines your body’s output. For peak performance, you must fuel your body with the proper nutrients. To make healthier choices, it is important to improve your knowledge of food and understand its nutritional value (if any).


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