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.

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.

Meals in a Snap

Health Plus
July 26, 2017

Meals prepared at home are often linked to healthier food choices and smaller portion sizes. One of the common barriers to preparing meals at home is finding the time. With these five simple strategies for quick meals, anyone can enjoy the benefits of meals from home without spending too much time in the kitchen.

Rest for Success

Health Plus
June 1, 2017

Sleep is vital for replenishing energy, being productive, fostering great relationships with others, and much more. In this year's Game Plan for Your Health video, see how you can get your best rest by learning about the following aspects of sleep:
 
 The science of sleep and its implications on our health.
 Barriers to getting quality sleep.
 Strategies that promote better sleep.
 Ways to implement changes to improve your sleep.
 Watch the 2017 Game Plan for Your Health video, Rest for Success.