Prep School: Plant-Based Proteins

Protein is a necessary part of our diets and is part of every cell in the body. Our bodies use it to build, maintain and repair muscles, tissues, organs, and it is a building block for bones, skin, and blood. Even hair and nails are made of protein. Many people get the protein they need… Read more

Using Non-Perishable Produce

We’re often told that we need to be eating more produce, but does it matter if it’s canned or frozen instead of fresh? Despite what people say, frozen and canned produce is just as healthy and nutrient-dense as fresh produce! However, there are things to consider when choosing your canned or frozen produce. In this… Read more

National Public Health Week – Prevention is Key

April 6-12 is National Public Health Week. With COVID-19 continuing to spread, you’ve likely thought about public health more in the past two months than you have in a long time.  Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play. People working in public health… Read more

Learning to Love Ugly Produce

Have you been to the grocery store and been disappointed with how the produce looks? Lumpy potatoes, tiny apples, knobby carrots- none of it looks very appetizing! This is what is commonly referred to as “ugly produce.” This ugly produce is perfectly good to eat, it just doesn’t look as good as other produce.  Why… Read more

Eat Right, Bite by Bite

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is: Eat Right, Bite by Bite. One of the ways that the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) is promoting eating right is by reminding people that a healthy diet doesn’t need to be overwhelming or restrictive. Making small goals and changes can add up to… Read more

Ditching Dairy: Alternatives to Milk

Dairy alternatives are becoming more and more popular. Whether you’re a vegan, have an allergy, or are trying to reduce your intake of animal products, there are dairy alternatives that may be appealing to you. Dairy Nutrition Dairy products have essential nutrients, including calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A, vitamin D (in products fortified with vitamin D),… Read more

Take Control of Your Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, an entire month dedicated to reminding us to take a moment to focus on our heart health. Your heart is a muscle and it’s sole job is to pump blood throughout the body. But it isn’t as simple as that. That pumping supplies oxygen to every part of your body,… Read more

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Indoor Exercise

Winter is here! If you’re a winter sport lover, this is your time to get out there and hit the slopes, ponds, trails, or wherever you participate in a favorite activity. For those of who see snow on the ground and automatically want to stay inside, getting some exercise during the winter months can be… Read more

Growing Your Greens

Have you ever wanted to grow a garden, but don’t have the time or space? For a microgreen garden, all you need is a sunny window sill and your garden can be as small as you want it to be! Microgreens are tiny, edible greens grown from the seeds of vegetables and herbs like beets,… Read more

Click ‘N Cook Top of 2019

As the year comes to an end, we’d like to thank you for visiting Healthy Tips! We hope we’ve given you recipes, knowledge, and ideas to take into the new year. As we look back over the past twelve months, a few recipes and blog posts really rose to the top. We have big plans… Read more