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Employee Spotlight – Nathan Kesler

Haley Cooke | April, 28, 2021

This week we are featuring a remote employee – Nathan Kesler! Nathan works as a Select Producer in the East Texas Region and has been with the company for almost 4 years! Read through what he had to say about his current wellness journey in our question and answer session.     What is your […]

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Earth Day: Reducing Food Waste

Haley Cooke | April, 22, 2021

Let’s celebrate Earth Day and work to reduce food waste.     1. Upcycle Food Have you ever thought of using food scraps like veggie peels for veggie stock? Next time you peel carrots, potatoes, onions, etc., save the scraps and freeze them until you have enough to make tasty veggie stock! Check out this […]

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4 Ways to Drink More Water

Haley Cooke | March, 18, 2021

If you are working on being better about drinking your water, try out these 4 simple steps to increase your daily water intake!   PLAN – Have a bottle of water ready to drink from when you wake up. Drink at least 8 oz of water in the morning before starting your day. Set an […]

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Transformation of the Year 2020

Haley Cooke | February, 26, 2021

Award purpose – This annual award is given to an individual that represents exactly what the DIG Wellness team is about – mind, body, and soul. A person who has transformed their life mentally, physically/nutritionally, and spiritually throughout the year! Before presenting this award at the luncheon, I asked Allie to answer some questions about […]

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Reading a Nutrition Label: Part 6

Haley Cooke | November, 4, 2020

Today we will look at Protein and the Vitamins & Minerals listed on the Nutrition Label.  Protein: You need protein in your diet to help your body repair cells and make new ones. Protein is also important for growth and development. Protein contains 4 calories per gram. If you do some basic math, you will […]

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Reading a Nutrition Label: Part 5

Haley Cooke | October, 29, 2020

Today we will look at the Dietary Fiber and Sugars listed on the Nutrition Label.  Dietary Fiber: There are two types of fibers, soluble and insoluble. Soluble is able to dissolve in water and helps with cholesterol and blood sugar. Insoluble is not able to dissolve in water and it helps with constipation. BOTH types […]

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Reading a Nutrition Label: Part 4

Haley Cooke | October, 22, 2020

Today we will look at the Sodium and Total Carbohydrates listed on the Nutrition Label.  Sodium: Small amounts of sodium are important for the body’s fluid balance, however too much sodium can cause health issues like heart disease, risk of strokes, and high blood pressure. Processed foods usually contain greater amounts of sodium. Simple Tip: […]

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Reading a Nutrition Label: Part 3

Haley Cooke | October, 14, 2020

If you missed the first blog of the series that covered information about Servings, Serving Size and Calories – check it out here. And then if you missed the blog last week… check it out here to cover information about Total Fat and Saturated Fat.   Today we will cover Trans Fat and Cholesterol! Trans […]

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Reading a Nutrition Label: Part 2

Haley Cooke | October, 7, 2020

If you missed the blog last week… check it out here! This week, we will look at the Total Fat and Saturated Fat. Total Fat: Surprise…. your body does need some fat each day. The food label value indicates how much fat is in a single serving of food. Fats are an important source of […]

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Reading a Nutrition Label: Part 1

Haley Cooke | October, 1, 2020

Over the next few weeks – We will look at information about nutrition labels! Often times we can overlook the “hidden information” that is provided on the products we are consuming! This week, we will look at the Servings, Serving Size and the Calories. Servings and Serving Size: Servings are the number of serving sizes […]

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