Nailing Nutrition Goals in the Midst of the New Normal

It’s no surprise that weeks of chaos and confusion have led many to set aside purposeful plates, waistline goals, and performance ambitions in favor of comfort food and grazing to get through the day.  You’re likely seeing disarray and a lack of structure impact your client’s as well as your own wellbeing.  These wellness woes are understandable; stress coupled with countless trips past the pantry and fridge eventually draw one in, making mindful eating habits a thing of the past.  It’s time to take a step back and implement some…

An App to Help Kids Eat Better

According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 18.5% of children ages 2–19 have obesity. Clearly, tools are needed to help our youngest generations trim down. Weight Watchers, now rebranded as WW®, recently launched Kurbo, a new weight-loss app aimed at ages 8–17. Among the weight- and diet-focused elements of the Kurbo app is a traffic-light system that indicates which foods kids can freely enjoy and which they should limit. For example, an apple gets a green light, and soda gets a red light. “Strategies such…