Smart Snacking Tips for Managing Diabetes

By your Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian   The holidays are in full swing, and we all know what that means: Tempting treats are everywhere. This makes it extra challenging to make smart snack choices, which is especially important for the 23 million people with diabetes. Here are a few tips and snack ideas to help you … Continue reading Smart Snacking Tips for Managing Diabetes

Gymnastics company grows into a new location

By Triny Beckman      Capital Gymnastics & Athletics (formerly CAGE) is in the business of growth.  Growing the dreams and goals of our athletes, big and small.  Growing awareness about the benefits of gymnastics not just now, but for life.  Growing healthy habits not just for exercising but for time management and conquering fears.  … Continue reading Gymnastics company grows into a new location

Kansas Ballet’s Nutcracker Features Local and National Dancers, a Live Orchestra, and Healthy Lessons for Everyone

By Alexander Smirnov and Stephanie Heston, Kansas Ballet 'Tis the season for families to come together in celebration of the Christmas holiday, and one tradition for many around the world (and certainly here in Topeka) is enjoying a performance of The Nutcracker! At Kansas Ballet, dancers have been preparing for several months for their opportunities … Continue reading Kansas Ballet’s Nutcracker Features Local and National Dancers, a Live Orchestra, and Healthy Lessons for Everyone

How to have an Attitude of Gratitude

By Robin Ross Crisis Case Manager, Valeo Behavioral Health Care   It is that time of year again when giving thanks comes to mind. During the holiday season and Thanksgiving in particular, causes people to think about all of the special people and things in our lives that we are grateful for and express gratitude for. This … Continue reading How to have an Attitude of Gratitude

November is National Caregiver’s Month

     Since at least 2000, presidents have designated November as National Family Caregivers Month to honor the more than 40 million caregivers across the country who support aging parents, ill spouses or other loved ones with disabilities who remain at home.      Adults of all ages are among the ranks of family caregivers, … Continue reading November is National Caregiver’s Month

5 Ideas for Cooking with Yogurt

Yogurt is practically taking over the dairy aisle, and we’re okay with that. In addition to being a high-protein, high-calcium breakfast, it can also be used in e.v.e.r.y.t.h.i.n.g. – from savory marinades to salad dressings to sweet homemade frozen yogurt.  When buying yogurt, look for one that contains minimal to no artificial flavors, colors or … Continue reading 5 Ideas for Cooking with Yogurt