• Blowing out the candles

    This may seem gross…but have you ever thought about germs from people blowing out birthday candles? Or worse yet, accidentally spitting on a birthday cake while blowing out the candles. Researchers from Clemson looked at this topic and published in the Journal of Food Research.  Their research shows that blowing out candles on a birthday […] Tags:
  • Germy Water Bottles

    Many people are conscientiously carrying refillable water bottles.  One key positive here is that drinking water  on a regular basis gives the  body the fluid it needs to keep itself healthy https://news.nutritioneducationstore.com/hydrate-for-health/.  Also using a refillable bottle helps keep more waste from plastic water bottles out of the trash. There’s also the cost savings of […] Tags:
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  • Holiday Health Challenge Preview

    Have you had a moment to check out the Holiday Wellness Challenge? The Holiday Wellness Challenge offers a fun way keep your clients on track during the holiday season. After all, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Americans gain an average of .4 to 1.8 pounds each year during the […] Tags:
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  • Shellfish Safety

    There’s an old saying that you shouldn’t eat oysters in months that don’t have an “R” in them? That would be May, June, July and August. The idea behind this may have originally been sound.  These months are summer months when coastal waters where shellfish are harvested are warmer and the risk for bacterial growth […] Tags:
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  • Nuts in Your Gym Bag

    I’ve been teaching about healthy eating for a long time. I can remember back when the commonly accepted recommendation was to cut out nuts due to the amount of fats and calories. We’re not saying this anymore. I probably don’t really need to talk most people into eating nuts. This is a fairly easy sell […] Tags:
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