Having a well-stocked pantry can give you a sense of calm and control when the world around you feels uncertain. It will also help you create tasty comforting meals for you and your loved ones during your extended time at home. When preparing your pantry for social distancing, buy items you eat regularly. Keep these…

By CHN Nutritionist: Rachel Larkey, RD, CDN, CLC This year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has changed the label that you see on the back of food packages. This label can help you find out what is in your food. Check out the changes below! This month’s Recipe: Cauliflower and Chickpea Curry (Makes 4…

By CHN Nutritionist May Lemon, RDN, CDN, IBCLC Sleep is important for your health and well-being.  It helps regulate (control) your weight, memories, and hormones. A well-rested body helps your mood, productivity, and your overall health. Practice good sleep habits: Limit naps to less than 30 minutes. Avoid caffeine and nicotine 2 to 3 hours…

By CHN Wellness Manager, Jenna Taubin Sedentary behavior is the time you spend sitting. Too much sitting has been shown to lead to obesity, heart disease, and other chronic diseases. Sitting can also be really hard on your body, especially your back! You may have pain, stiff joints or tight muscles after you sit for…

  Worrying can happen when you let your mind wander towards nervous or troubling thoughts. Perhaps you have a big speech at work that you’re not ready for? Maybe a family member is sick? If you keep worrying, you may become overwhelmed. This can distract you or keep you from enjoying life. Here are some…