For generation X or those between 30 to the mid-40’s, there are many nutrition challenges that emerge with “life in the fast lane.” Hectic family schedules combined with hefty work commitments can make eating healthy and keeping active a challenge. The good news is that with a little awareness and some planning, you can have it all – a full life and the health you need to enjoy it.
Healthy eating advice for millenials By Andrea Holwegner BSc, RD, Calgary Herald October 14, 2010 There are big changes in schedules, social commitments and living arrangements that can drastically change the nutrition habits of millennials – those between the age of 15 and late 20s. Although young adults need to take charge of their health […]
Kids nutrition – tips for getting children to eat healthier foods By Andrea Holwegner BSc, RD – Calgary Herald, October 7, 2010 From birth to 15 years of age, it is critical to ensure your family has the proper nutrition they need to grow and develop into healthy young adults. Not only does the food you […]
Strategies for boosting physical activity It is not always easy to get off the couch and get the physical activity your body needs. The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology reports that 63% of Canadians are not getting enough physical activity to achieve good health. If you are struggling with motivation to keep active it might […]
4 Lessons I learned from parenting that apply to wellness By Andrea Holwegner, Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. On July 8th, 2010 I gave birth to a handsome little boy which my husband Mike and I named Saul. We chose the name Saul because we liked the Latin meaning of his name which was “strength.” […]