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Entries Tagged ‘Healthy Eating’

8 Healthy Eating Tips for Families on the Go

Today, families are so busy with work and school that it leaves little time to think about ways to eat healthy. Unfortunately, the days of the families gathered around the breakfast, lunch and dinner table are a thing of the past. The families of today need to find ways to eat healthy while going in [...]

10 Bad For You Foods to Avoid During Cold Winter Days and Nights

Cold winter days and nights get us thinking about munching away on warm comfort foods. But the problem with most comfort foods is – well – they’re bad for you. They’re bad for your weight loss program and bad for your overall health. With wintertime rapidly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how you [...]

Healthy Eating Habits During Cold And Flu Season – A Must For Nurses On The Go!

When you work in a healthcare setting, colds and the flu are even greater threats…both to your health and to the health of your patients. With cold and flu season just around the corner, along with your kids’ outdoor sporting events, and the holidays on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about how to [...]

On the Road Again – Tips for the Traveling Nurse

With all that talk last week about snacks to take with you on the go, I started thinking about the traveling nurse. Being on the road day in and day out is challenging. I mean think about all of the other factors that have to be accounted for when you’re traveling from patient to patient. [...]

Pack a Healthy Punch – Energizing Snacks for the Nurse on the Go

Last week, I shared tips on how to create a serene space in your home.  This week, I want to talk about some things that you can take with you outside of your home to help get you through your day. SNACKS! Have you ever heard the saying “You are what you eat”? There’s a [...]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve With Style Without Hurting Your Diet or Budget

This month we’ve been talking about the holiday season. It’s a wonderful time of the year when many of us get to reconnect with our friends and family – a nice break from our busy schedules – but make sure that you don’t let yourself go too far with that “holiday” mentality. You know what [...]

5 Tips for Surviving the Holiday Season without Gaining Weight

Tis the season of giving – and gaining. Last week, I talked about ways to manage your stress during the holidays. Stress is a leading factor when it comes to weight gain, so be sure to use those helpful tips to keep your body relaxed and fit throughout the New Year. Here are 5 more [...]

Are Nurses More Likely to Get Fat?

By: MP Nursing Wow. I know this topic is a sensitive one, but please don’t kill the messenger! Recently, the question seems to be coming up more and more frequently: are nurses more inclined to get fat? Well, since the thought is out there we decided to look into it. The short answer? Nope! Nurses are [...]

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions Stick – Three Steps to Successful Goal Setting

Our New Year’s resolutions are typically simple thoughts: I want to lose weight or I want a better relationship. We don’t spend much time thinking and planning how we’re going to get there. But did you know that people who make resolutions are ten times more likely to reach their goal than people who don’t?