Health & Nutrition
Feb 22 2016

The 411 on Plant-Based Proteins

Protein is found in many foods and can be divided into two categories: animal-based proteins and plant-based proteins. Regardless of whether or not you consume meat, the inclusion of plant based proteins in your diet may have a positive impact on your health.

Feb 16 2016

What are Omega-3’s & Why Do You Need Them?

Omega-3 fats are a set of poly-unsaturated fats and are considered “essential” nutrients, meaning that our bodies cannot make them so we must get them through the foods we eat. Omega-3’s are needed during pregnancy and lactation to support brain and eye development, but continue to serve many functions after infancy for growth and health maintenance.

Feb 8 2016

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Staying Hydrated!

By: VIDA Registered Dietitian Alayna Markwordt Did you know the human body is composed of 55-60% water? Every single process in the body is revolved around water! How incredible is that? Hydration will help daily with digestion, fighting stress and infection, having an efficient metabolism, maintaining healthy skin, and on and on! Focusing on your…more

Feb 3 2016

Nutrition Tip: Our Top 5 Detox Foods!

Detoxification: The metabolic process by which toxins are changed into less toxic or more readily excretable substances.

Jan 28 2016

How to Indulge the Healthy Way

By Guest Blogger Danielle Pastula Ice cream, bottomless mimosas, a giant cupcake from Baked & Wired, or a homemade Ted’s Tart from Ted’s Bulletin might be on the list for things you love to indulge in, don’t worry, we’re not going to tell you to stop having those things.  After all, moderation is key. We…more