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Essential Fatty Acids

Essential Fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats and can be broken down into 2 different types omega-3s and omega-6s. They are known as essential because they are necessary for good health but our body cannot produce them. Omega-6 fatty acids are essential and mainly used for energy.
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Foods that Fight Inflammation

There is a pretty big chance that you have heard about inflammation and with good reason! It is being studied for its connections to many different chronic diseases. There is a big part you can play in preventing inflammation in your body.
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Fish: Nutritious or Toxic?

Fish are widely considered to be a very healthy food. They are rich with protein, Omega 3 fats, and vital nutrients like vitamin D, calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium, and potassium.
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8 Tips for a more nutritious BBQ!

Do you love BBQs but feel like they are a hard place to be when trying to make healthy choices? You are not alone. Most BBQs are full of processed meats, fried chips, sugary desserts, and high-fat side salads. So you may be wondering how you can still enjoy this popular event without compromising your health goals...
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Food as Medicine

Did you know that diet is the leading cause of chronic disease and disability? If you eat a standard American diet, you could be seriously harming your body. For many people, this is not new information, but knowing what a healthy diet is can still be difficult.
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Tips to Make Healthy Meal Planning Easier

One of the hardest parts of cooking is deciding what to cook! When we set aside a few minutes each week to meal plan, we save time in the kitchen and eat healthier. I want to offer you some tips to help you make your meal planning a success.
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Make Healthy Meals from Pantry Staples

Life happened and your meal plan got derailed. Don’t worry, you can still prepare a healthy meal if you keep some simple staples in your pantry. To be prepared for times like these, it’s important to start with a well stocked pantry. How do you create a well-stocked pantry?
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5 Recipes for a Healthy Thanksgiving

Two words often come to mind in November: Thankful AND Healthy. And this month’s Feeding MaxWell Challenge will show you how to combine both!
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Meals to Improve Mental Health

Most Americans are in the habit of consuming fried food, prepackaged meals, and sugary beverages. Unfortunately, these foods are highly processed, pro-inflammatory, and put you at a higher risk for developing mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression.
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Eat for Longevity!

People are living longer today than ever before. Yet, the elderly may not be living as healthy a lifestyle as in previous generations. Proper nutrition can help protect cellular health, reduce inflammation and improve the immune system. Diet is a major player in determining how well you age.