Labels can be misleading. Corporate agendas can push misinformation. It can be hard to know when you’re making the right choices for you and your family’s dietary needs. Here are a few simple nutrition facts that we believe will help you build a knowledge base around good nutrition.   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned trans fats as of June 18, 2018, though products manufactured before this date can still be distributed until 2020.   Around 1980 we saw a drastic increase in obesity, type 2 diabetes, and the myriad of health issues that come along with them. The simultaneous rise in the production of foods that include trans fats has lead the FDA to ban these life suckers! Stick with foods that offer healthy fats...

National Heart Health Month: Let's talk about hypertension Although we’re snowed in and our bodies haven’t seen the sun in four months, one great thing about February is that it’s National Heart Health Month. This is our yearly chance to focus on our heart health and reengage with healthy habits. Last year we celebrated National Heart Health Month by sharing some easy to incorporate tips and changes in our everyday lives. You can revisit those here. This year we want to dive into a specific topic in heart health, hypertension. Hypertension is simply abnormally high blood pressure. Left unchecked, hypertension can lead to severe complications and it increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and death. The American Heart Association offers a very simple, helpful chart to help us...

It’s almost here, the 6th and final season of our favorite HBO show, Game of Thrones. Are you ready? Are you in GOT shape? And have you binge watched the old seasons? If you haven’t, you’re running out of time! Get started on your old GOT seasons with this binge watching guide. The winter is coming…   Do 10 pushups every time you hear a dire wolf's proper name. Hold a 30-second plank anytime someone dies. Do 10 squats whenever you hear the name "Jon Snow". Give up 10 tricep dips off of your couch when you hear the words, “Winter is Coming”. Chug 8 ounces of water whenever you Cersei takes a drink. 50 air punches every time you want to slap Joffrey. 10 crunches whenever you see someone in...

How are you guys doing with your New Year’s resolutions? We hope you’re staying on track! We know that eating healthy takes thought, planning, and time. So, the PFC squad got together to help. Several of us have some meal prep hacks, tips, or tricks that we want to share to help keep you going strong with healthy, convenient meal options.   Get your groceries delivered. When we offer this as a solution to save time, some folks reply that they like to grocery shop and prefer to do it themselves. The whole point here is to prioritize, create efficiency, and save time for the things you love to do and need to do. We don’t have to tell you that there are just so many...