Nutrition

The Basics of Vitamins, Supplements, and Diet Aids

You probably heard it from your parents throughout the years: “Take your vitamins!” But have you ever wondered exactly what supplements you should be taking to stay healthy? If you listen to every recommendation on the internet, you’ll be spending a lot of money at the drugstore! So here are some basics of vitamins,…

5 Diet Goals That Have Nothing to Do With Losing Weight

More than likely, you’ve seen advertising from fitness companies that focus on the weight we may have gained during pandemic lockdowns this year. This article isn’t more of that, we promise! In fact, we’d like to share some “diet” resolutions you can make for 2021 that have nothing to do with your weight. These…

3 Easy No-Bake Holiday Desserts

Whether your December falls in a hot season like our Nutrien Family Members in the Southern Hemisphere, or you’re just tired of turning on the oven for baked goods during the hectic holidays, here are some tasty no-bake treats that will bring holiday cheer. Loaded Christmas Bark This delicious delight does require a short…

Start Simple: Plan ahead for New Year’s Diet Resolutions

The New Year typically marks the start of a period where we strive to accomplish fitness and diet goals we’ve set for ourselves. This sudden shift in our habits can often be difficult to maintain. Even with the best intentions, we may find ourselves falling back into unhealthy diet habits and giving into cravings…

Meal Prep for A Loved One’s Independence During Home care

Meal prep is a great way to free up your time, but it can also help with an elderly family member’s independence. By preparing a number of meals in advance for the next week (or month), you gain valuable hours throughout the day that would otherwise go to cooking. You can also use meal…

Are Superfoods heroes in the fight against cancer?

Do foods have superpowers? In the fight against cancer, you might have heard that they do. There are several foods that experts consider “superfoods,” which they used to describe food that contains a super-helping of beneficial nutrients. What are these foods, and how do they help us in a fight against the villain of…

Fall Prep For Growing Your Own Spring Veggies

For many areas of the Northern Hemisphere, October means the fall growing season is officially over. Many backyard gardeners gather their last harvest in the early fall and hunker down over the winter months. However, if you’ve been curious about starting a garden for your own family, winter is the perfect time to prepare…

Recipe: Healthy, but Tasty Pumpkin Spice Cake for Fall

With the cool breezes of fall in the air, and everything “pumpkin spice” returning to coffee shops and grocery stores, we thought it was the perfect time to try a healthy pumpkin spice cake recipe! It’s just the right amount of sweet cake, with whole wheat flour and low-fat icing to keep it healthy….

Why Kids Love Their Afternoon Snack

Some beloved childhood memories can be made with a simple after school snack. But why do kids love it so much? It’s not just a tasty treat. A snack after school helps brain development, stress relief, and family bonding! Here are some reasons to give kids a healthy snack after they finish their school…

Happy National Nutrition Week! 3 Unique Ways to Celebrate

We’re celebrating healthy nutrition on September 1-7! What are some of the choices you’ll make this week to make sure your body gets the nutrients it needs? Here are some fun ways to be more aware of your daily vitamins, minerals, and the food fuel to power everything you do!  Plan a Healthy Dinner…