Category Archives: Obesity

Can You Be Overweight and Malnourished?

Being malnourished and overweight seems contradictory. Usually, we associate the word ‘malnourished’ with thin, less fortunate people than ourselves lacking enough food and nutrients to be healthy. If we have enough food to be overweight then we can’t possibly lack anything, right? Wrong! In fact, the opposite is true. It’s very easy to be overweight and […]

That Halloween Sugar Rush and Your Body

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s almost impossible to escape all that sugar-laden candy, so it’s a good time to think about sugar and its effects on our bodies.  We all know that eating too much sugar isn’t good for us. Sugar contains no nutrients, it only contains calories that can lead to a […]

Back to School – Healthy Tips for Parents & Kids

You are likely back into the full swing of preparing lunches, racing to get the kids to school on time, shuffling them to activities, and repeat. So we thought it timely to share some tips on keeping your kids healthy this school year. Now, we’re certainly not against a treat every once in a while, […]