Mayo Clinic Children’s Nutrition: 10 tips for picky eaters

Children’s nutrition doesn’t have to be frustrating. Consider these strategies to avoid power struggles and help the picky eater in your family eat a balanced diet. By Mayo Clinic Staff Is your preschooler refusing to eat anything other than chicken nuggets? Or would your toddler rather…

Why an Eye Exam is About More Than Just Vision

Perhaps you don’t wear glasses or contacts and haven’t had any issues with your eyes. So, you think, “Why would I need to go to the eye doctor …

The Glass Half Full…Finding Optimism in a Time of Pandemic

“Try to Be a Rainbow in Someone’s Cloud.” ~Maya Angelou The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is in the news constantly right now. We often hear the…

Nutrition Myth: Fruit has too much sugar

Our brains need natural sugars in the form of glucose to function properly,” explains Heartland Wellness Director, Eric Mueller. Eric recommends…

Nutrition Myth: Don’t eat egg yolks

FACT: Eggs have been the subject of debate over the years, but Wellness Director Eric Mueller explains, “Egg yolks are rich in vitamins A and D, f…

Nutrition Myth: ONLY SHOP THE PERIMETER OF THE STORE

FACT: Although there are a number of great options on the perimeter of the store like colorful, fresh produce, shopping intentionally is what counts. …

Nutrition Myth: use sugar alternatives in place of sugar

FACT: “Sugar is sugar!” explains Heartland Wellness Director, Eric Mueller. “It doesn’t matter what you call it – pure cane sugar, c…

Nutrition Myth: There are no bad foods

We’ve all heard the nutrition myth: there are no bad foods. You can eat whatever you want as long as you eat in moderation. We spoke with Heartl…

How to Start Exercising and Stick to It

              By HelpGuide You already know there are many great reasons to exercise—from improving energy, mood…

Counting calories: Get back to weight-loss basics

                Your weight is a balancing act, and calories play a big role. Find out how calories determin…