Vitamin D: The "sunshine" vitamin Have you ever noticed that you feel better after spending some time outside? This might be because sunshine can do more than just brighten your day. Our bodies can actually convert sunlight into vitamin D! Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that our bodies need. It [...]
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Visions of a healthy future: How the right foods can protect your eyes Envisioning a healthier you? Want to make sure you’ll continue, as you age, to enjoy all the sites there are to see? Eating a healthy diet provides benefits for your eyes! Many of us don’t get the vitamins and [...]
The relationship between food and our mental health May is Mental Health Awareness month, so we’d like to share some important information to help you stay mentally healthy. The National Institute of Mental Health reports that nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental disorder, but there are things [...]
How to prevent and manage osteoporosis It’s common to think that once we’ve hit a certain age, it’s too late to prevent or improve certain health conditions. We’re here to tell you it’s never too late! Some conditions, like osteoporosis, can be prevented through exercise and nutrition. And, if you already [...]
Learn about IBS and how our Made Easy Meals can provide relief April is IBS Awareness Month. We’d like to share some information about it along with tips on how to best manage it. About 10% to 15% of people in the United States have symptoms of IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome. IBS [...]
Healthy and delicious can coexist: Meet Andrea Kirkland, the dietitian behind Healthrageous’s Made Easy Meals
Healthy and delicious can coexist: Meet Andrea Kirkland, the dietitian behind Healthrageous’s Made Easy Meals We’d like to celebrate the new meals on our menu by introducing you to our in-house Registered Dietitian, Andrea Kirkland. Andrea is the mastermind behind the Made Easy Meals that Healthrageous offers. Southern Roots and Culinary Training [...]
Too much choice isn’t always best Have you ever been given so many choices that you feel overwhelmed? You’re not alone. There have even been studies done that indicate sometimes people prefer fewer choices. I’m an avid follower of the author Sheena Iyengar, who wrote The Art of Choosing, an overview of how choice [...]
Your how-to guide to staying hydrated Up to 60 percent of the human adult body is water, yet about three-quarters of U.S. adults don’t drink the USDA-recommended 8-10 glasses of water per day according to a 2020 survey. If you’re in that ~80% not drinking enough water, it can take time to make [...]
More yum, less $: Eating healthy on a budget Eating meals that are both tasty and healthy can seem easier said than done, when you’re living on a fixed income. The good news is that delicious and healthy meals don’t have to be expensive! Check out some of our favorite ways [...]
Five ways to master meal planning “What’s for dinner?” Whether someone is asking you that question or you’re thinking it to yourself, it can be overwhelming. You might wonder what you even have to make at home, and anything you can think of in the moment sounds unappealing. You cave [...]