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Now that we have a better understanding of macronutrients (the big three), let’s take a moment to learn about their small but mighty counterparts, micronutrients. While there are three macronutrients, do you have any idea how many vitamins and minerals (micronutrients) our body relies on?...

Last week, we talked about food groups and the outdated (but still helpful) food pyramid. Today, I would like to share about another way that foods get categorized. Macronutrients, A.K.A. macros. There are three of them: carbohydrates, protein, and fat. Together, they provide the “macro”...

We are wrapping up our self-assessment series and as we focus on recovery, the final topic of self-assessment is sleep and rest. Talk about two of the most seemingly simple and necessary practices. Sleep hygiene and self-care tips have risen in popularity over the past few...

“Let’s talk about stress, baby! Let’s talk about you and me.” I love a good icebreaker. Don’t you?!  We are still in our self-assessment series and this week, can you guess what we are rating? Stress management is an on-going skill and it feels like there...

We are in week 3 of our self-assessments and this week, we are making note of our physical activity habits. Did you know that only about 23 percent of U.S. adults meet the standards for aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities? Yikes! As Sarah says, “Motion is lotion,”...