We've always been told that aging is a natural process that we can't control and that part of the process can often involve losing muscle and gaining fat. It's true that getting older is associated with a loss of muscle, but it doesn't necessarily have to be that way.
Luckily we are entering one of the best food seasons of the year…harvest time. This is when we can enjoy those end-of-the-summer fresh vegetables and fruits. We all know that a diet high in fruits and vegetable is the key to ultimate health, so pile up your plates and get going on a plant-based diet.
Take heart, all of you dealing with picky eaters at home. While I was a picky kid, I managed to grow up to a healthy adult who interestingly went into the field of nutrition and wellness (my mother laughs every day over that one!) Oh, the irony!
Our resident health & wellness expert shares her top 5 tips for keeping off unwanted weight (both physically and mentally). But, there is no one-size-fits-all in creating your own unique, personalized recipe for total body wellness - it takes trial and error.
“Food is more than what you find on your plate. Healthy relationships, regular physical activity, a fulfilling career and a spiritual practice can fill your soul and satisfy your hunger for life. When primary food is balanced and satiated, your life feeds you, making what you eat secondary.”– Joshua Rosenthal, IIN
Our CK nutrition team stopped into Crow's Landing to check out the new menu and chat about dining out without sacrificing nutrition goals, flavor and fun - it really can be done when you have a menu that is designed with health and wellness (and a little indulgence) in mind.
What you purchase, whether its planned or bought on a whim has a profound effect on your waistline as well as your overall health. Planning your meals and snacks and shopping with a list is the most efficient and impactful way of living a healthier lifestyle.
Body image is something many of us have struggled with at one time or another. As human beings, this is nothing new. For a very long time, we have been comparing ourselves to each other, trying to fix our perceived flaws, make ourselves thinner, more attractive and reflect an unrealistic ideal of self perfection.
Have you ever found yourself rooting around in the pantry looking for something sweet after a particularly hard day? Perhaps you have found yourself eating chips out of the bag while staring off into the distance, quietly crunching as your mind wanders? If you answered yes to any of these, you have experienced emotional eating.