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By MotivHealth April 7th, 2022 is World Health Day. It can seem daunting to attain your health goals, but small, consistent changes lead to big results! Below are five simple life changes you can make to set you on the path to long-term health. 1. Get More Sleep “Human beings are the only species that …

by MotivHealth There are all sorts of buzzwords when it comes to nutrition: macros, deficit, superfoods, antioxidants, organic, non-GMO… Because nutrition is such a hot topic, it can be overwhelming to try to eat healthy. Sometimes it feels like nutrition is an all-or-nothing endeavor, which leaves many people feeling like they’re never doing enough for …

holiday health

Who doesn’t love the holiday season and all the occasions to dress up, hang out with family and friends and sip on eggnog or mulled wine? The problem is, that with a filled glass in one hand and endless trays of finger foods circling the room, it’s easy to lose track of how much you’re …

It’s the time of year so many people dread. Just when the last of the Halloween candy is either consumed or discarded; BAM! Thanksgiving. And the sugar binge begins anew. The holiday season is a three-month junk food marathon, but Thanksgiving is the foremost culprit. Why? The entire holiday is based around a meal! Sure, …

A number of holiday-related triggers can make people sneeze, wheeze or, in the case of food allergies, have a more serious reaction.  But by planning ahead, the day can be misery-free. You already have to deal with in-laws, you certainly don’t want allergy and asthma issues on top of this.  Here are a few suggestions …

By MotivHealth It’s not typical to count calories over the holidays, but why eat sugar-filled Thanksgiving sides when there are healthier alternatives that taste just as great? If you’d rather not stray too far from your diet this Thanksgiving, check out the recipes below. Sweet Potato Casserole (With No Marshmallows) By Olena Osipov Ingredients: 2 …

maple water

Green smoothies and protein shakes, vitamin water and coconut water . . . these drinks seem to be all the rage, but science suggests that they may be little more than expensive water. Maple water, a newcomer to the field of “superdrinks,” is collected from trees just like maple syrup. When the sap collects, it …

Hot Chocolate is a go-to during the holidays, but how can you make that hot comfort drink your own, and make guests notice something different? For people who want something more than marshmallows and peppermint sticks, keep reading. 1. Cinnamon: put a pinch of cinnamon in your hot cocoa to shake things up. Friends and …

How to get on the offensive when it comes to overeating Written by Michael Richardson Holiday memories are great—except for the ones that remain in your love handles. The holidays are about family, fun and food, and we shun anything that tries to take away from those joys. But we also worry about our weight …

halloween eating tips kids

How to Make Halloween Treats a Little Less Spooky Written by Emma Penrod The calorie counts on most popular Halloween candies vary widely — from jelly beans, which have as little as 35 calories per fun-sized serving, to fun-size Butterfingers candy bars, with more than 100 calories in a single serving. But if you’re looking …