For National Blueberry Month, we couldn’t help but share with you all the incredible benefits of blueberries for brain, gut, and heart health. While you might know a few of these, there is new research coming out regularly that shows blueberries are one of the fruits that consistently prove to be more beneficial than […]
Ways to Support a Healthy Immune System
With the heightened awareness surrounding how to prevent illness, we’ve rounded the best ways to strengthen the immune system and fight off infection. Get The Sunshine Vitamin, Vitamin D: Vitamin D is a unique vitamin that can be produced by our body with exposure to ultraviolet lights. However, cloudy and cold days or the risk […]
5 Nutrition Tips to Make Your Run More Effective
Running has a way of making us feel alive. It’s natural and invigorating to feel our feet on the earth and the breeze roll off our skin. From a path in the woods, a busy city sidewalk, or a gym treadmill, we have a sense of freedom when we run. Freedom from our thoughts, to-do lists, and work. Whether we’ve run a marathon or around the neighborhood, we must remember to care for our bodies when we get home. After a run, our food choices, actions, and sleep schedules affect us more than we know!
In our latest blog, we put together some nutrition tips that anyone – whether you’re running in a marathon or just starting a couch to 5k program – can benefit from!
Added Sugar to be Required on New Nutrition Labels: FDA
Coming soon will be an updated Nutrition Facts Panel aka “The Nutrition Facts.” The new label will feature a larger type for Calories, a new line for added sugar, and the addition of Vitamin D and Potassium. With the current nutrition label standards being more than 20 years old, we here at Lifeway are excited about the update especially […]
The Deal with Vitamin D
For many of us, the winter months mean lots of snow, shorter days, and a whole lot of time spent indoors. While that’s good news for couch potatoes, it’s bad news for anyone looking to stay active and healthy. And it’s especially bad news if you’re already low in vitamin D, also known as the Sunshine […]