Tips for Families to Get Healthy this New Year

New Year’s resolutions often focus on personal improvement. This year experts are encouraging entire families to consider making a pledge to adopt a healthier and more active lifestyle. Parents have more potential than anybody else to influence their children’s behavior — including their eating habits — according

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Nuts: A Healthy Option in a Small Portion

  By Linda Leising, RD A Harvard study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in November 2013 found that the more often nuts were consumed, the less likely participants were to die of cancer, heart disease and respiratory disease. This observational study, “Association of Nut Consumption

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Problematic Food and Drug Pairings

by Courney Moskal Some foods just make a delicious combination – milk and cookies, chocolate and peanut butter, macaroni and cheese! But when it comes to combining foods with medication, your physician (not your taste buds) should be consulted. Milk products can block the absorption of certain

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Pre-game Planning For the Holidays!

by Shannon Traphagen We all love the holidays. It’s a time of family gatherings, endless tables of food, work parties, and grandmother telling you, “Eat, I didn’t cook all this to go to waste.” But surviving the holidays is all about strategy. There’s no need to wave

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The Scoop on Blueberries

(MC) – Millions of people enjoy blueberries because they taste good and are versatile enough to be part of many different menu items. Blueberries, however, are also nutrient-rich and offer a host of health benefits, one of which may be slowing down the aging process. This isn’t

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Nutrition Matters

Every day we learn more and more about the foods we eat and how they affect our health. Read about some of the things that you should be aware of and why paying attention to labels is a serious matter. did you know? food allergies   (FDA)

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