How To Fight Those Holiday Pounds

The holidays have arrived with all the high-calorie food and drinks of the season. It’s really no wonder why most of us gain weight during the next few weeks. Sweet temptations are everywhere. Holiday cookies, gingerbread houses, pumpkin pies, and more. Even healthy foods like sweet potatoes and green beans are somehow transformed into high-calorie dishes … Continue reading How To Fight Those Holiday Pounds

4 Healthy Christmas Dinner Food Swaps

By: Julia Lott, MS, RD, LD, Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine If you are hosting Christmas dinner, you are most likely already making your grocery list.  Many of your guests having been attending holiday parties all month long; most of these dishes are high in fat, sodium, and calories.  Listed below are a few common Christmas … Continue reading 4 Healthy Christmas Dinner Food Swaps

8 Holiday Home Food Safety Tips

Enjoying food with family and friends is one of the highlights of the holiday season and while everyone wants to join in to help, too many cooks in the kitchen can result in an increased risk of food poisoning. One in 6 Americans is sickened by food poisoning each year, and while it may involve … Continue reading 8 Holiday Home Food Safety Tips

4 Tips for Enjoying the Holidays Without Gaining Weight

Americans gain about one to two pounds during the holidays. While this doesn’t sound so dramatic, research shows it adds up over the years. Luckily, there are ways to avoid holiday weight gain. Tip #1: Don’t Skip Meals Saving your appetite for a big holiday party or feast? Don’t. Skipping meals during the day may result … Continue reading 4 Tips for Enjoying the Holidays Without Gaining Weight

Cooking With Kids During The Holidays

With special treats and family gatherings, the perfect time to teach your child about cooking and nutrition is during the holidays! Kids not only will get to try the new foods they prepare, but they also will get a big boost to their confidence when they see family and friends enjoying their creations. Most importantly, … Continue reading Cooking With Kids During The Holidays

Fresh ‘N Fit Nutrition Coaches: Staying Healthy For Thanksgiving

Are you dreading the Thanksgiving Day spread? If you’re hosting a get-together, you want to make delicious dishes that your guests are going to love. However, many traditional Thanksgiving meals aren't necessarily the healthiest and are loaded with fat, sodium and sugar. Here's a few repeat Thanksgiving offenders that our Registered Dietitian, Ms. Julia Lott, has updated to … Continue reading Fresh ‘N Fit Nutrition Coaches: Staying Healthy For Thanksgiving

It’s Time For A New Perspective…

Do you exercise with the hopes of reaching a specific number on the scale? Or are you wishing to fit into a certain size dress or jeans? While having a goal is great, it will NOT ensure your success. Consider how many people you know who have had a specific weight that they wanted to … Continue reading It’s Time For A New Perspective…

Staying Healthy During The Holidays

By: Julia Lott, MS, RD, LD The holidays are right around the corner.  This means spending time with family and friends, spending time cooking and baking as well as attending gatherings.  Most holiday celebrations are centered on traditional foods; Thanksgiving usually has turkey and all the sides, a customary Hanukkah menu celebrates the miracle of … Continue reading Staying Healthy During The Holidays

7 Good Reasons To Exercise (For The Holidays)

Have you thought about starting an exercise program but haven’t done it yet? Here are 7 REALLY GOOD reasons to get started today! Reason #1: To Melt Fat Away The most coveted side effect of exercise is, of course, fat burn. The combination of a challenging exercise routine and a balanced meal plan is the … Continue reading 7 Good Reasons To Exercise (For The Holidays)

3 Awesome Things To Do This Weekend In Atlanta

With the cooler weather we've been having over the past few days, it's finally starting to feel like Fall. Along with trying the new and exciting meals on our Fall menus, now is the perfect time to get outside and hit up some of the festivals that are going on before the month is over. 3 AWESOME … Continue reading 3 Awesome Things To Do This Weekend In Atlanta