Fall in Love With Autumn Produce

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Classic fall favorites are filled with antioxidants and vitamins to keep you healthy year-round. THE AMAZING APPLE With more than 2,500 varieties of apples in the United States, it’s a tasty way to get lots of nutrients. Although the varieties range in flavor, nearly all are rich in vitamin C. While some varieties are available year-round, such as Granny Smith, Golden …

Staying Hydrated In The Summer Months

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FEELING TIRED OR hungry? You might simply be thirsty. Our bodies need water to maintain the right temperature, circulate blood, remove waste, and lubricate our joints. We need a lot of water each day because we’re constantly losing precious body moisture—through breathing, urination, and sweating. HYDRATION INDICATORS Staying hydrated is always important, but during hot summer months it requires more attention. …

Spring Clean Your Diet

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HAS YOUR DIET been stuck in a winter rut? During the colder months, we tend to go into hibernation mode, storing fat from eating cheesy casseroles and meaty stews. Now that warm-weather produce has returned, get your diet back to a fresher, healthier place. Not sure how to start? These tips can help: TRY SOMETHING NEW Apples, carrots, green beans—week after …

Happy, Healthy Halloween

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SUGAR IS FLOWING and bedtimes are later than usual. Try these tricks for a healthy, spooky holiday.  To help cut down on the amount of candy your little one consumes, eat a healthy family meal together prior to trick-or-treating.  Candy is the order of the day, but sugar isn’t good for our health. While sugary treats in moderation are OK, make …

Foods that can protect you from the sun

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Did you know that certain foods can help protect your skin from the sun? Registered dietitian Jody Pannozzo from MyDietitian.com talked about some sun fighting foods you can incorporate into your daily meals and other tools to fight off the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. 1. What foods can help protect you from the sun? To reduce your risk of skin …

5 Smoothie Recipes Geared Towards Women’s Health

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When your life is packed with family, work and play, keeping your energy up is important. One way to stay energized is by what you have for breakfast. Smoothies are a great way to pack a bunch of your daily nutrients into one meal. Here are 5 great smoothie recipes that make it easy for women to up their nutrient …

Fight off Colon Cancer with food

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. While getting screened is one of the best ways to prevent the disease, eating healthy food is another way to fight it off. We turned to Stop Colon Cancer Now for some healthy recipes geared towards colon cancer prevention. These recipes are not only healthy for you, but they are packed with flavor and …

Healthy eating spotlights National Nutrition Month

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March is the time of year to bring awareness to healthy eating and what better way to do that than by celebrating National Nutrition Month. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors the national campaign every year encouraging Americans to return to the basics of healthful eating the entire month. “This year’s ‘Savor the Flavor of Eating Right’ National Nutrition …