Category: Healthy Holidays

The CDC Wants You to Say No to Raw Dough

December 19th, 2018
Is licking the beater after making cookies your favorite part of the holidays? You might want to rethink that step in the baking process. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out a warning stating “say no to raw dough.” Cookie Maki… more »

Don’t let Family Stress Bring Down the Holidays

December 7th, 2016
For many, the biggest source of holiday stress is family—the family dinner, the obligations, and the burden of family tradition. If the old holiday traditions aren’t working and causing holiday stress, it’s time to do something different. What Causes H… more »

Cut Down on Sugar Before the Holidays

November 23rd, 2016
The holidays are a time to spend with family. They are also a time when people indulge in sugary treats. This holiday season try cutting back or cutting out the sugar. Rethink Sugary Treats The empty calories from added sugars in desserts, drinks and… more »

This May be Your Lowest Weight all Year

October 19th, 2016
Data suggests that for many Americans this time of year is when they are at their lowest weight. Before the Holiday Weight Gain According to a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine, Americans tend to be at their lowest weight in Octob… more »

December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month

December 16th, 2015
Tis' the season to shop for children and try to find the gifts that are on their lists. That being said, it is important to make sure those presents are safe for them to use. December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month and it is important to keep saf… more »