Tag Healthy Eating

5 Tips for Staying Healthy Around the Holidays

It’s that time of year again, let the holiday festivities begin! Holiday parties, charity events, extra school events for the kids, family and friends gathering to celebrate and of course shopping and socializing! It’s overwhelming and truly a wonder any of us survive. Once it is all over, we look down and realize our pants don’t button – how did that happen?! However, never fear, here are some fool proof tips to get you through the holidays happy, staying healthy and without gaining all that holiday cheer. 1.) Plan Your Life We know the holidays are coming and all of the extra events are already on our calendar so start strategizing now. Map out when you can make it to the gym or do home workouts. Block off that time just like any other appt that you would not cancel. If possible, get a friend or co worker to be an accountability buddy through the holidays to ensure you

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Quick & Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is touted as the most important meal of the day, right? Yes–its called important for a reason! Eating breakfast jumpstarts your metabolism, fuels your body properly, and creates a healthy routine before heading out for your day. We talk about this with friends and hear, “That’s all well and good but… I don’t have time! I’m so rushed! I’ve got five thousand things on my mind as I’m juggling briefcases, book bags, pets, and kids out the door. Not to mention I might have a presentation at work and other projects on my mind!” Of course, those are all great reasons to be eating breakfast in the first place! Breakfast is literally food for your body and mind, both of which require nutrients to function to the best of your ability. You need your strength to lift your kids and pets, car seats and kennels, and work projects require mental clarity and sharpness. If you want

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