When it comes to packaged food, it's important to read and understand the nutrition labels before eating. Reading the nutrition facts will help you discover what is or isn’t healthy, and this cheat sheet breaks down how to read and understand food labels.
Did you know that 1 out of every 3 deaths in the United States is linked to cardiovascular or heart disease, making it the No.1 cause of death in the US? Cardiovascular disease is one of women’s greatest health threats and individuals with type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk of heart disease. We want... Continue Reading →
Want to make 2019 your healthiest year yet? Adopt these daily habits that make living healthy simple.
A simple way to know if your meal is balanced, and providing the nutrients you need, is to divide your plate in sections based on each food group's serving size. Here's an example to use for comparison at your next meal. Ask yourself, "are my meals balanced and full of nutrients?" "Is there anything I... Continue Reading →
Holiday Season is upon us, and with it comes busy schedules filled with parties, activities, sugary treats, and delicious food. For many living a healthy lifestyle, managing your health during the holidays can be a source of stress - don't let it! Here a four health hacks to keep you on track with your health... Continue Reading →
Chilled cocktails and beer on ice can be found at many summer and holiday events, and it can be tempting to overindulge. Before you reach for your favorite beverage, however, you may consider the type of alcohol you choose and how much you drink. The Side Effects Alcohol can lower and/or raise your blood sugars... Continue Reading →
Simple ingredient swaps will reduce the number of calories in your holiday meal. It’s easy to tweak the menu to cut calories and unhealthy fats without sacrificing taste. Follow these food swaps for a healthier holiday menu. Mashed Potatoes → Cauliflower Mash, recipe HERE Cut calories and empty carbs by swapping mashed potatoes with cauliflower mash. Season... Continue Reading →
Holidays are right around the corner and living healthy can be stressful, especially with food and exercise...BUT this is your first holidays with Wellsmith - your support in living healthy. Here are some healthy holiday tips to help you get through the holidays. Start by setting goals as to how you’ll make healthy choices.... Continue Reading →