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Catch Some ZZZ’s for a Happier, Healthier, and More Beautiful You!

You’ve tried everything – sleeping pills, going to bed an extra hour earlier, dropping the temperature of your room, removing your nightlight, and even cutting that oh-so-needed caffeine. But for some reason, you still can’t get that restful night’s sleep …

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Healthy Halloween Makes for Happy Homes!

With Halloween right around the corner, the costumes will be sewing and the candy will be flowing! This means that it is time to start thinking about how to manage your family’s sugar and fat intake. Halloween is exciting time …

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Back to School Healthy Menu Planning

It’s that time of year again! Time to plan, prepare, and organize for school. Whether you are the parent of a child attending school, a high school or college student, or a teacher – getting ready to head back to …

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Grill out Healthy this 4th of July!

Summertime always brings to mind images of picnics, parks, and of course cooking out good food by the pool with family and friends.  Grilling out doesn’t always bring the healthiest choices to the picnic table however.  Before you fire up …

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Become Menu Savvy in 4 Steps:

  Let’s face it.  Eating out is a national past-time and many people struggle with making healthy choices on-the-go.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the total number of food service establishments in the U.S. has nearly …

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month: Go Lean with Protein!

Eat a variety of foods from the protein food group each week, such as seafood, nuts and beans, as well as lean meat, poultry and eggs. At least twice a week, make fish and seafood the main protein on your …

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Monitor Mindless Eating!

Hunger is just one reason why we eat.  There are several other reasons that influence what we eat, when we eat, and why we eat.  Practicing the mindful approach to eating will not only help you to identify the reasons …

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month!

The month of March is National Nutrition Month, which is a national nutrition education campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In honor of National Nutrition Month we will be posting quick tips for eating right to easily …

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Chocolate, Wine & Other Super Foods to Fight Heart Disease

While heart disease remains the leading cause of death in America, individuals are trying to find more ways to improve their diets to lower their cardiovascular risk.  One in three adults has some form of heart disease.  A common misconception …

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4 Rules to Surviving the Fast Food Drive-Thru the Healthy Way!

It’s no question that from time to time people have to rely on the drive-thru for quick and convenient meals when they just don’t have the time to prepare and cook healthy meals.  Let’s face it, people are busy these …

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