Archive for February, 2018

Strategies to Lower Calories

Posted on: February 28, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Clearly, to lose weight and to keep it off – we need ideas to lower calories. Sometimes we can save lots of calories with a few “easy wins.” See the chart below for some strategies to help you cut calories. Each of these changes is pretty powerful, but imagine if you made more than one… Read More »

Build a Happy, Healthy Plate

Posted on: February 22, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

With fast-paced lifestyles, it’s easy to get a quick fill-up on high-calorie foods, sweet drinks and sugary desserts. A diet like that can lead to obesity, increasing your risk of chronic disease, some types of cancers and other health conditions. Changing your eating habits can be easy. It’s just a matter of knowing what to eat… Read More »

When Hunger Strikes!

Posted on: February 22, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Snacks are a great way to keep the hunger monster at bay, but it’s easy to let snacks overtake healthy meals. And parents can often spend more money than necessary on prepackaged snacks. You can find the right balance. Here’s your snack plan to help get you started: Monday 1 string cheese wrapped with a… Read More »

Cinnamon Carrot Spears

Posted on: February 22, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Add some color and flavor to your dinner with this quick and easy recipe! These roasted and coated carrots are the perfect side dish! You can even enjoy them as a light, healthy snack. INGREDIENTS 8 medium carrots ½ tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon cinnamon Salt and pepper to taste PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400… Read More »

A Journey to Weight Loss and Better Health

Posted on: February 7, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Fit and fabulous! JoAnn Lacombe, a Registered Nurse at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, is living the life – the healthier life! After several failed attempts to lose weight, JoAnn is now sharing her life-changing journey to a healthier weight. In December 2016, JoAnn and her husband made the commitment to realign… Read More »