Flexible Fiber

Posted by Brandon Howard on Tuesday, February 07, 2023

Fiber is one of the least eaten and understood nutrients. Most people know about how fiber helps the digestive system but few know about how it helps with heart disease, cholesterol, and weight loss. It is estimated that Americans only get about 15 grams of fiber per day even though the recommendations for women are 21-25 grams and men 30-38 grams. There are two types of fiber, soluble and insoluble. Each one has its own share of benefits.

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Topics: Nutrition, Healthy Eating

Chef Teresa's Fancy Chicken Salad

Posted by Teresa McKenna on Thursday, May 19, 2022

Try this new take on chicken salad. Perfect for the warm summer weather approaching. This sweet but salty take on chicken salad is an instant crowd-pleaser. Scoop some onto a bed of spinach for an easy lunch or spread it on a soft croissant for an on-the-go meal. Regardless of how you eat it, we know you'll love it! Shout-out to our Center Café Director, Chef Teresa, for this fantastic recipe!

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Topics: recipes, Healthy Eating, summer recipes

Suffering from workout hunger?

Posted by Brandon Howard on Tuesday, March 15, 2022

We have all been there. Had a great workout and soon after we are ready to eat up the whole kitchen. I call this workout hunger, it is a common occurrence and a big reason that weight and fat loss can stall. When we get that hungry our survival instincts take over and instead of searching for the best thing we just search for anything that will fill us up (seriously, who searches for fruit when they are hangry LOL?). Letting the body get to that point can cause metabolisms to adjust downward, decrease muscle mass, increase recovery time, etc.

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Topics: Fitness, Nutrition, exercise, weight loss, workout, Wellness, Post Workout, Healthy Eating, food


Posted by Teresa McKenna on Thursday, December 17, 2020

This recipe is super versatile, I have included the veggies I used but you can use whatever you have and like. Brussels sprouts, asparagus, mushrooms, and cauliflower are also great options!

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Topics: Monday Munchies, Nutrition, recipes, healthy, resolutions, fitness, exercise, inspiration, Healthy Eating, food


Posted by Lauren Burkhardt on Monday, December 07, 2020


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Topics: Health, Holidays, Nutrition, recipes, healthy, resolutions, fitness, exercise, Wellness, Healthy Eating

The Importance Of Hydration

Posted by Lauren Higgins on Wednesday, September 02, 2020
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Topics: Health, Wellness, Water, Healthy Eating, hydration

Butternut Squash Soup

Posted by Chuck Bent on Monday, January 13, 2020

Winter is coming and so are tempting comfort foods. Warm up with a bowl of this HMR approved Butternut Squash Soup.

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Topics: Health, Nutrition, weight loss, hmr, recipes, Wellness, Healthy Eating

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