It’s the beginning of June and 2019 is almost half gone, which means summer will finally commence! Not surprisingly, many families are working towards keeping up their schedules and routines until the school year ends. With only a few weeks left of school, how are you keeping up with your everyday eating routine?
I often have people approach me and ask for recipe ideas to change up meals to keep things interesting throughout the week. I understand that eating the same meals several days per week can get boring or repetitive! With summer break around the corner, meal planning and keeping fun, healthy meals on the table can be a challenge for busy families. Have you thought about including more grains into your diet? As a dietitian, I find grains are always a nutritious, delicious and versatile option for multiple meals!
Blog post contributed by Michelle Jaelin, TV and digital media Nutrition Expert, licensed registered dietitian, creative food content developer and President of NutritionArtist.com.
When spring arrives, we start hearing about â€śbikini bodies,â€ť with people around us talking about going on diets in order to get â€śbeach-body ready.â€ť Maybe losing weight for bikini season is something youâ€™ve considered too. Hey, we all want to feel great in a bathing suit. Is a â€śfat-sheddingâ€ť diet the way to go? We could talk for hours about understanding and loving your own natural beauty, but if you are looking to lose weight for the summer, then I want to talk a bit about fad diets.
“Athletes, weekend warriors and even the average Joe, can learn a lot from this next segment because we all function at a higher level when we are properly fueled using nutrition based grain to fuel our bodies” – Lesley Stewart.