Resident Tips

Scary Additives in Packaged Foods

With so many spooky and sweet treats on shelves this month, it can be tempting to ditch your healthy eating plan and indulge in some Halloween goodies. And while dark chocolate can actually be good for you, many of the other packaged snacks lining the aisles are made with artificial ingredients that may even be harmful. Read on for the top food additives to avoid.

Ghost-busting Common Fitness Myths

When it comes to fitness and the best ways to approach your workouts, it can be tough to tell fact from fiction. To the rescue: We’re taking a look at some of the most common fitness myths and shedding light on what you need to know to get the results you want.

Healthy Breakfast On The Go

Between kids going back to school, colleagues returning from vacations and new projects and programs starting, September can be one of the busiest times of the year. And when days get crazy, one of the first things to fall by the wayside is breakfast. With no time to scramble some eggs or enjoy a bowl of yogurt and granola, we find ourselves grabbing something processed or skipping the meal all together. To the rescue: These good-for-you breakfasts are ready in no time and will provide the fuel you need to power through your day.

Why You Should Have a Routine…And Stick to It!

When we were kids, we were constantly searching for adventures in place of boring old routines. But as adults, it’s not uncommon that we feel overwhelmed by our responsibilities and at a loss for how to complete all our necessary tasks. It’s on these days that having a routine comes in handy—it helps guide us through our to-dos with ease, plus offers other perks that will improve our mental and physical health. Read on to find out what they are.

Better-For-You Ice Cream — At Home!

During the summer months—especially August, when temperatures and humidity levels hit their peak—a creamy frozen treat offers a sweet respite at the end of a hot day. But many of the ice creams available in stores are packed with sugar and contain belly-bloating dairy, so we try to limit our intake. And sure, these days there are plenty of options in the freezer aisle that promise better ingredients and less sugar, but they’re often twice the price for half the ice cream. To the rescue: Here, recipes for three healthier frozen treats that you can make at home (no ice cream maker needed!) that are better for your waistline andyour wallet.