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Five “I Can Do That” Tips for Spring

While we patiently (or perhaps impatiently by now) wait for spring to arrive, we often tick off a list of things we do in order to put winter behind us and prepare for summer. Perhaps you wash up winter coats, caps and mittens and put them away for the season. Read More »

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Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

While social, emotional and health factors play a role in the foods people choose to eat, the foods we enjoy are the ones we eat most. That is why, as a part of National Nutrition Month 2014, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.”
Each March, the Academy encourages Americans to return to the basics of healthful eating throughout the month. Read More »

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Ten Foods That Help Fight Heart Disease

Have we all been trying to create and keep our positive New Year’s Resolutions? Well let’s take that positive energy and apply it to our diet. Sometimes we focus so much on what we shouldn’t eat that we start to think that we need to avoid anything that tastes good. Read More »

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A Positive Spin on New Year’s Resolutions

Are you guilty of skipping breakfast, taking too many trips through the drive-thru and counting French fries as a serving of vegetables? As we get to the end of the year, it seems that we look back on the year and think about making resolutions about what we’re NOT going to do. Read More »

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Five Holiday Eating Tips

Stuffing and gravy and buns, oh my! Here comes the challenge of holiday eating again. Who hasn’t used the excuse of “it’s the holidays” to treat themselves to tasty temptations at office parties, social gatherings and holiday meals with family?
Several studies have shown that men and women gain about one to two pounds of weight between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Read More »

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Food Safety: Top Three Tips for Proper Food Prep

Salmonella, Norovirus, Campylobacter, E. Coli, Listeria, Clostridium perfringens, Cyclospora — were these names on the guest list for your last barbeque or picnic? I would hope not! These are not guests that you would want to be attending your event; these are the names of the bacteria, viruses and parasites that are common causes of food poisoning. Read More »

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