I saw two of the most amazing lessons on the olympics last night that I thought apply to everyone on a wellness path. The first was from a snowboarder Kelly Clark's sports psychologist coach. Not everyone has the financing to afford a sport psychologist coach, so it is very...
 
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Avocados are a fruit in the berry family.  They have very little carbohydrate and contain 4 grams of protein, which is the highest for any fruit. You can use them as a healthy, plant-based fat in many culinary applications from toast to sandwiches to dip. Here are 5 messages from Lisa Andrews, MEd, RDN: Avocados ... Avocado Messages
 
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A plant-based diet is a healthful choice. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans state, "Consistent evidence indicates that, in general, a dietary pattern that is higher in plant-based foods, such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds, and lower in animal-based foods is more health promoting and is associated with lesser environmental...
 


We are so excited to share our National Nutrition Month newsletter extra-early, so that you have plenty of time to make the most of its resources in March! March 2018 for Premium Food and Health Communication Members: Table of Contents: Read offline PDF Research update for professionals White label...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 


Potatoes are a good source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, and niacin; and contain the minerals potassium, copper, manganese, and phosphorus. In fact, white potatoes contain more potassium per standard serving than any other vegetable. Include the skin when you prepare potatoes, and they’re also a good source of fiber. Potatoes also contain a variety of phytonutrients, nutrients produced by plants that help promote overall health. Potatoes are also low in saturated fat and sodium, two nutrients when consumed in large amounts are associated with increased risk of heart disease...