Nutrition

Choosing to go organic is becoming increasingly popular and for good reason! These are our top 4 reasons for going organic.

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Halloween is getting close and there is a big bowl of (adorable, delicious) unhealthy candy staring me right in the face. Every day that candy tempts me to come closer and have just one bite. That candy has a million tricks up its sleeve to make me want it even more than one bite. How […]

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We women are brilliant, strong, capable, determined, expressive and beautiful. Everything we do, we do with our whole heart. Being this amazing is pretty special, but we need to take care of ourselves to keep it up.

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With the lunch packing routine back again, we wanted to share a little nutrition refresher and some suggestions on easy ways to pack healthy, simple lunches to give your kiddos the best shot at a great day!

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Eat smart this summer, without missing out on any of the fun!

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We all want a sweet treat occasionally (or maybe not so occasionally) that feels indulgent, yet doesn’t set us back on our path to living our most awesome life. Enter: Watermelon Cake!

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Make these the night before or the week before for that matter. They are great to have in the freezer for an especially hectic morning or even to enjoy as a snack on a hot afternoon!

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Limiting gluten may be the smart move, and it’s never been easier than with these delicious wheat-free recipes.

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It is spring and earth day is upon us! What better time to plant that vegetable garden you’ve been thinking about.

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If broccoli strikes fear into your little one’s heart and they won’t go near a tomato unless it’s in condiment form on a burger, this article is for you.

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A ‘cleaning’ regime for your mind, body and soul. Here’s to spring!

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Chemicals in food? No thank you! Concerned shoppers are making the switch to organic foods now more than ever. There are three key reasons to go organic.

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The history of Daylight Saving Time and how to make the most of your extra hour of sunlight.

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We’re big fans of getting our daily dose of vitamin c. The multi-purpose vitamin helps keep skin healthy and smooth and aids in red blood cell formation.

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Fiber can, and should, be a delicious part of your diet. Here’s why it’s important and how to enjoy more of the essential nutrient.

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Pick-Me-Up Papaya Carrot Smoothie

Posted by Team Hero on February 15, 2016 under Lifestyle, Nutrition, Recipes

Papaya smoothies are full of antioxidants, flavor and fun. Whip up this delicious drink as a morning pick-me-up, afternoon treat or a healthy evening ‘indulgence.’

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The perfect addition to any weekly meal plan: butternut squash black bean tacos! Find the easy taco recipe here.

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the best foods for glowing, healthy skin and hair

Keep your skin, hair and nails in great shape by eating more wholesome, nutrient-rich foods and and less processed, packaged foods.

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Winter Hydration- 4 Tips to help you drink more and avoid dehydration

Being properly hydrated keeps both our mind and body running efficiently and is a key component for healthy skin and proper digestion.

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Follow a vegetarian or plant-based diet? Make sure you’re getting enough of these essential vitamins in either your food or a daily supplement.

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Brunch: It’s what’s for breakfast and lunch. These allergen-free recipes are perfect for mid-morning meals with family and friends.

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Four tips and tricks to help you get a blissful night of restorative sleep.

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Quick, easy and healthy recipes to keep you sane and visiting relatives happy.

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As parents we want to ensure that our children are getting all the of nutrients they need to live a happy, healthy life. Here’s how to encourage even the pickiest of eaters.

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Tips and tricks to encourage healthy habits and banish distracted eating.

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Healthy, delicious holiday recipes everyone will love.

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Omega-3 fatty acids provide numerous health benefits including warding off joint pain, alleviating winter ‘blahs’ and more.

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Feeling lethargic? Give your mind, body and soul a boost with these five tips.

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Four ways to curb your sweet tooth and still feel satisfied.

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Vitamin C is essential, but it does so much more than just prevent colds. It’s a nutritional powerhouse!

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Five of our favorite delicious fall recipes that are devoid of allergens and big on taste.

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No child should have to face cancer or survivorship without a strong defense. MaxLove Project created a ‘super’ action plan to help childhood cancer survivors ward off the terrible ‘C’ and live life like the superheroes they are.

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Vitamin D provides a multitude of health benefits; it’s no wonder it’s essential!

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We worked with Registered Dietitian Moms and Dads who have picky eaters in order to create recipes that give a healthier option to popular meals at home and for the school lunchbox! Plus, get details on our Healthy Lunchbox Giveaway!

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If the power struggle to get your picky eater to eat their vegetables exhausts you and if making separate meals to accommodate the unique preferences of each child drains you, know you’re not alone and know there is hope!

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  Eating at your desk is one of the most common workplace health mistakes. ‘But why is it so bad,’ you ask? The reason it’s such a harmful health pitfall is because research shows that when we try to eat and do something else at the same time, the brain takes longer to figure out […]

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Packed with over 25 vitamins and nutrients! It’s good all by itself, boiled, roasted or pureed – but we like it even better as a super sneaky, healthy ingredient swap. Check out our favorite recipe hacks!

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Learn how to choose the right snacks to give you long lasting energy throughout the day!

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If you have to choose one daily healthy habit to take on, make it a healthy, hearty breakfast. You’ll never guess how much protein you’re supposed to have each morning!

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Over 70% of parents were surprised to find out how much healthy foods and physical activity their children actually needed according to the YMCA’s Family Health Snapshot! Here are five nutritionist-approved ways to help your child stay healthy during the summer.

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  This is one dish you will want to be adding to your weekly meals! It’s delicious, easy, and nutritious.   Chicken legs have always been a secret favorite of mine. When given the choice, I try to opt for the leaner cuts of chicken, but the legs & thighs just taste good! Plus… my […]

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Wellness Team blogger, Ben Bratcher, MS, RD shares a healthful alternative to the classic spaghetti and meatballs that he makes for his family. It’s positively delicious and nutritious!

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A healthy, low-carb vegetarian stuffed sweet potato recipe loaded with southwestern flair and lots of vitamins!

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Registered Dietician, Stephnaie Magill shares how to make eating healthy easy for you and your family with her own tips and tricks!

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Here are six mood-boosters to get you through the winter in better spirits.

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The most popular New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, but if you’re dieting this year by eliminating an entire food group such as dairy or grains, read this first!

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Here are five seasonal favorites that research shows have cold and flu-fighting properties. How many will be on your holiday menu?

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Not only is it cold and flu season, there are several sneaky ways the season of celebration can weaken your child’s immune system, putting them at increased risk for getting sick.

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There are three instances a child should take a multivitamin.

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Simply drinking milk to strengthen bones isn’t enough! Learn the key vitamins and nutrients for building healthy bones!

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Let’s face it; with so many opportunities available to kids, families are on the go now more, making it harder to ensure everyone has healthy, nutritious meals and snacks. Here are some tips on packing healthy food on the go!

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Research shows that family meals help children adopt healthier eating patterns while reducing risk for obesity. Learn how to balance family meals and make healthy choices that the whole family will love!

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It’s finally fall! The kids are back in school and we’re falling back into our regular, post-summer routines. Homework, after-school sports and extracurricular activities are in full swing. We at Hero thought we would share some of our favorite weeknight recipes for busy families.

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School’s back in session! Hero Nutritionals’ Mom blogger, Stephanie Magill, MS, RD, CD shares tips to incorporating well-balanced sources of energy and nutrients that will keep your children’s brains and bodies fueled throughout the whole school day.

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If you are like us, you may have tried to “sneak” fruits and veggies into your child’s meals– but one way or another our little detectives can spot a cauliflower puree invading their mac n cheese a mile away. With just one serving of Yummi Bears Organics Multivitamin, learn how much nutrients our kids receive!

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Every meal is an opportunity to live a healthier lifestyle. Learn the secret principles to transforming your plate and get healthy, vitamin packed Back To School lunch recipes. Don’t forget to pack Yummi Bears and Slice of Life pure gummy vitamins for extra nutrients!

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Check out our favorite 5 Healthy Morning Routines to brighten your day!

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10 Fun, Healthy Summer Snacks

Posted by Sarah Hendrix on July 11, 2014 under Nutrition, Recipes

Here are some fun snack foods for the family to munch on–all of which are healthy alternatives to junk food and highlight produce filled with vitamins.

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5 Things to Know About Lycopene

Posted by Sarah Hendrix on May 14, 2014 under Nutrition

Lycopene has more amazing health benefits that you may think! Read the 5 things you should know about Lycopene and how to get the most out of its spectacular benefits + where to look for it.

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