Category: Nutrition

Nov
26

2018
Three Fun, Simple & Different Ways to Burn off Those Extra Thanksgiving Calories

Three Fun, Simple & Different Ways to Burn off Those Extra Thanksgiving Calories

The Bennett Foundation

Burn off those extra Thanksgiving calories! Thanksgiving has come and gone as it does every year. The dishes you’ve been craving all season long are finally passed around the table, and before you know it your plate is piled up with turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes — all smothered with a heaping portion […] Read More

Nov
2

2018
Time to Tackle November

Time to Tackle November

The Bennett Foundation

With autumn finally in full swing, November is a month where considering hibernation may be a thought, we remind you that there is more to the month than hiding inside, munching on comfort food, and watching football. We encourage you to take the eight simple ideas below and set a […] Read More

Oct
12

2018
Fight the Candy Craving!

Fight the Candy Craving!

The Bennett Foundation

Did you know Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy a year for Halloween? This means lots of SUGAR!   With Halloween right around the corner, the convenience of candy everywhere makes it easy to grab one or two extra Snickers or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups… Because who doesn’t love peanut butter cups?!   […] Read More

Oct
5

2018
Positive Attitude Month: Five Positive Lifestyle Tips

Positive Attitude Month: Five Positive Lifestyle Tips

The Bennett Foundation

Positive attitude month is here! Attempting to live a positive lifestyle can be very challenging at times, but it’s well-known that having positive lifestyle habits builds a positive attitude, leading to a happy life!   The Bennett Foundation is providing five simple tips on how to live a positive lifestyle:  Always keep your cup half full! Take the optimistic viewpoint […] Read More

Sep
21

2018
How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

The Bennett Foundation

Last week we shared the importance of reading a Nutrition Facts label top to bottom. While grazing the Nutritional Facts label is a good start, truly understanding and comprehending the information is where you will reap the rewards.   In case you missed last week’s blog it can be read here.  One mission of The Bennett Foundation […] Read More

Sep
14

2018
The Whole Nutrition Label

The Whole Nutrition Label

The Bennett Foundation

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Anthony Robbins  One of the many goals of The Bennett Foundation is to provide relevant and appropriate nutrition education. Far too many people grab items off the shelves of their local convenience & grocery stores without the thought of reading the Nutrition Facts label. […] Read More

Aug
31

2018
We Challenge You!

We Challenge You!

The Bennett Foundation

National Read a Book day is September 6th, 2018, and we challenge you to participate! The Bennett Foundation has always emphasized the value of education, specifically, educating the youth on the importance of healthy dieting!  Our busy modern lives don’t always make it easy for us to plan & prepare healthy […] Read More

Aug
3

2018
Stay Hydrated in the Heat

Stay Hydrated in the Heat

The Bennett Foundation

The summer is hot! And with all the activities that are going on, it’s easy to forget to stay hydrated. But if you aren’t drinking enough water you can become tired, unfocused, and get headaches! Our bodies need lots of water, especially on a hot day! Here are some tips […] Read More

Jul
27

2018
Ways to Cut Back the Sugar

Ways to Cut Back the Sugar

The Bennett Foundation

The average American consumes almost 3 times the daily sugar maximum that they should. This can lead to obesity, type 2 diabetes, cancer and tooth decay. Many Americans have an addiction to sugar and don’t even realize it! While having treats every now and then isn’t a problem, we should […] Read More

Jul
6

2018
Farm to Keiki Program

Farm to Keiki Program

The Bennett Foundation

We are excited to announce that this year we are working on a statewide Farm to School Network and our Farm to Keiki Campaign in Hawai’i! A prelude to a healthy, new school year for our keiki. Nationwide, the movement for Farm to School programs have continued to gain exposure, […] Read More