You’ve likely heard the old saying: “You can’t outwork the fork.” Well, it’s true. The more research that’s done, the more we know that while being physically active is a key part to a healthier life, nutritional health is even more important.

What we put in our bodies is linked to everything from high cholesterol to diabetes; hypertension to heart disease; anxiety to dementia. It effects our energy and stress levels and our overall quality of life.

So, where do I start?

Just like a car doesn’t run very well on bad fuel, our bodies don’t work very well on a bad diet, but knowing where to start can sometimes be a challenge. Here’s your Thrive Guide aimed at helping you eat and live healthier:

Recipes, Recipes, Recipes

A quick Google search for “recipes” pulls up 1.8 billion (that’s billion with a “b”) results. How do you know where to start with that many options? Here’s a list of some recipe resources we love that you can trust:

  1. Hy-Vee is one of our nutritional partners and has a great site worth visiting for any occasion.
  2. Download the Thrive Market Cookbook (no affiliation to SPS Thrive) and find great prices on healthy foods at https://thrivemarket.com.
  3. The Thrive recipe page provides a simplified list of recipes that’s a great place for anyone who’s just starting out to begin. Check it out!
Paging Dr. Baxter

Dr. Brett Baxter is a Functional Medicine doctor and SPS Thrive nutritional partner who has helped people in our company make some powerful, life-changing improvements in their health. If you’re looking for a trusted guide to help you live a healthier life, take advantage of a free health consultation, in-person or over the phone, and find out how he can help. To schedule an appointment, visit his site or call (785) 537-2211.

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