Fiber and Nutrition Blog
Trying to stay slim over the summer months? As you well know, an active lifestyle in addition to wise food choices can be helpful to achieving this goal. Increasing how many high-fiber foods one eats can help too. Aside from many other health benefits of the rough stuff, research shows that increasing fiber assists with weight loss and management efforts.
Keep Kids Eating Well (and Moving) in the Summer Months
With an abundance of fresh and accessible produce and warm temperatures, summer is an ideal time for healthier eating and physical activity behaviors. At the same time, summer treats and screen time also abound. With irregular meal and snack times, endless food options, too much screen time and not enough playtime, for many young people, summer break has evolved into a “break” from healthy living. An appropriate balance of foods and plenty of daily outdoor play or another physical activity is vital.
Healthy Snacks for Summer Trips
Summertime is a time for family vacations, day trips, camping, and road trips. If your family is planning a summer trip, you might be thinking about what kind of healthy snacks to pack. The kids might be requesting chips, candy and sweet drinks, but you know better. Feeling overfed and undernourished is no way to spend a summer vacation. With a little planning and a few bottles of fizzy seltzer water, you can take your family’s health-conscious habits on the road.
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