Living Healthy, Feeling Good

Mindset Makeover: Your Relationship With Food

Health Plus
August 11, 2017

Emotional eating is very common and happens when you eat to make yourself feel better, rather than to satisfy physical hunger. Unfortunately, food can never solve the real problem at hand. The feelings that triggered the eating are still there. Often you feel worse because of all the unnecessary food you’ve eaten. If you turn to food when emotions take over, take a deep breath and give yourself a break. Remember that you are not alone and you are not hopeless. Feeling guilty will only add to any negative emotions you already feel.

How to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Health Plus
August 11, 2017

All foods can fit into a healthy diet plan. However, many people have difficulty practicing moderation when it comes to sweets. Although they are tasty, many sweet treats contain large amounts of added sugar and contribute excess calories without providing any nutritional benefits. Use the following “dos and don’ts” to help you satisfy your craving for sweets without going overboard.   DO  

Freezer Meals

Health Plus
July 28, 2017

Busy lifestyles leave many of us wanting to find convenient ways to eat healthy foods. Freezer meals are an easy, time-saving, and cost-effective way to eat healthier whether you need a single serving or enough to feed a family. Follow these simple steps to get started freezing your own meals.

Cooking for One

Health Plus
July 28, 2017

There are a number of challenges for people who cook for one. Many recipes are designed to serve four or more people, fresh foods can spoil before they are eaten, and pre-packaged single-serving meals are generally full of sodium and other preservatives. The good news is that you can overcome these challenges by following a few simple tips to shop smarter, prevent waste, and enjoy delicious food. Make the Menu in Advance Creating a plan for how you will use the ingredients you purchase is one of the best strategies to prevent waste.

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