The foods we eat are vital to our health and wellbeing. Food fuels our body, giving us the nutrients and energy to live our daily lives. While the word diet has taken on a negative, restrictive context over the years, the word in the truest form means “the foods we eat on a regular basis.” It’s easy to see why everyone should eat a healthy diet, so what is preventing the vast majority of the American population from doing so? The answer lies in time and finances.
The majority of parents report spending one to two hours per day preparing healthy foods for their family. Time estimates for clean-up fall within these timeframes as well. A recent article in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine indicated that time spent in preparation, however, might be an essential ingredient in the production of healthier eating habits among adults. But, with today’s busy lifestyles how do you meal prep a healthy family dinner and still get the tasks of the day done? The answer is Fresh Meal Plan.
It’s been 90 days – how is your resolution to stick to healthy eating? Is your summer body ready to hit the beach? If healthy eating and meal prep have yet to become a habit for you in 2019, it’s time for a restart… and Fresh Meal Plan is here to help.
Vegan diets are not a new option, but a lifestyle change that has received a resurgence in recent years. The term vegan was coined by Donald Watson in 1944 when he started the Vegan Society in England. The movement started with vegetarians who refrained from eating eggs and dairy products, but later morphed to include a lifestyle that refrained from exploiting animals.
Working out without a clear goal in mind is like driving a car without a destination – not inherently wrong, but very difficult to measure progress or success. By determining precise, reasonable goals, every workout will have more purpose. One of the most famous methods to goal setting is the S.M.A.R.T. system, which stands for key attributes of an effective goal: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-based.
There are many benefits to healthy eating, but with it comes significant planning and preparation. That’s where meal prepping comes in. Meal prepping can be a healthy tool to ensure that your meals throughout the week are comprised of healthy, fresh ingredients that contribute to your overall healthy diet.
You’ve heard the buzz. Intermittent fasting can help you lose weight, boost your immune system, improve your heart health, and even lower your risk of cancer. But what is it? And, more importantly, are the claims true?
If you’re like the average working American, you spend the majority of your waking hours at work. Whether you’re finding it difficult to manage your stress or you’re looking for a way to become more productive in your role, you’re not alone.
Dogs and cats play a very important role in a pet owner's life. Coming home after a long day of work to a wagging tail is nothing short of comforting. But what if you could take your furry friend to work with you, and never have to say goodbye in the morning? Well, there are now scientific reasons that you and your employer would benefit from bringing a pet to the office.
With all the holiday season food being consumed this time of year while flu season peaks, it becomes even more vital to balance our diets with foods and vitamins that will keep us hearty, happy, and healthy.
In the winter, our bodies receive fewer vital nutrients like sunlight. We lack the Vitamin D that comes from being in the sun, since we often opt to stay indoors to avoid the blistering cold. Coupled with being crammed together in malls, offices, homes and airports, our bodies can use a little boost to our natural defenses in warding off catching a cold or flu.