Parents: 9 Ways to Step Away From the Lunchables!

Summer has flown by, and whether we are ready to face it or not, it’s time to pack school lunches! Sure, those pre-packaged children's lunches are convenient, but they aren't necessarily healthy. Laura Hsu, AVAC's Certified Nutritionist, has 9 ideas to make it easier for you to leave the 'Lunchables' behind!

Let’s Get Back to the Basics with AVAC’s Nutrition Series

Blog post courtesy of Laura Hsu. September 2018 Nutrition Lecture Series ‘Nutrition Simplified—Getting Back to Basics’ With Laura Hsu, AVAC’s Certified Nutrition Consultant Ditch the diets and learn a healthful way to eat for life! As the title suggests, this 4-part series is all about getting back to basics and demystifying what we should eat (and not... Continue Reading →

5 Easy Tips to Make Your Green Smoothies Better

Adapted from simplegreensmoothies.com 1) Blend in stages to avoid leafy chunks. [I personally think this one is the most important!] Chewing your green smoothie is no fun! To get a “smooth” green smoothie experience, blend up your leafy greens and liquid-base first. Then add your remaining fruits and blend again. 2) Follow the 60/40 formula. When... Continue Reading →

It’s a Great Time to do the ‘D’

Continuing on in our regular series “The Vail Blog” – A monthly discussion on the “ABC’s” of discipline in health, fitness and wellness. via – Jackie Vail, Personal Trainer, Team AVAC® The Vail Blog – “D” When creating a diet plan, we can learn a lot from the letter D. From dried fruit and nuts to... Continue Reading →

Ooops! I did it again… Now what?

You tell yourself you will be good. You remind yourself that you need to have self control. But then the holiday food comes out and you just can't help yourself. What's a food-lover to do?!!! via - Greatist.com How to Bounce Back After a Food Binge ‘Tis the season to overdo it with stuffing, turkey,... Continue Reading →

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