Tag Archives: healthy eating

Get Smart with Back to School Nutrition

Did you know American children obtain 50% of their calories from added fat and sugar? Fewer than 15% of school children eat the recommended servings of fruit, less than 20% eat the recommended servings of vegetables and soda consumption has almost doubled in the last 20 years? These poor nutritional habits combined with a decreased […]

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Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

The foods we choose to eat are influenced by many different factors: our personal preferences; values; family traditions; and our health to name just a few. But what when it comes to choosing what to eat, taste often trumps our health.  But it doesn’t have to be that way. Good for you food and taste […]

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Here’s to a Healthier Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again. Holiday parties, family gatherings and lots of sweet treats where ever you turn.  Top it all off with some holiday stress and it’s a recipe for some really unhealthy eating habits for you and your entire family! But there’s good news. With a little thinking ahead there’s a number […]

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5 Tips for Healthy Eating on Vacation

Summer time is vacation time! The time to rest, relax, rejuvenate, travel to new places and try new things. However, sticking with your healthy eating goals can be challenging while eating away from home or on the road. To help you get the most out of your vacation without losing ground on your healthy eating […]

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Summer Time Grilling the Healthier Way

Vacation planning, school graduations, and warmer weather – all signs that summer is almost here and the time has come to start firing up the barbeque. But before you pile a mountain of condiments on your hot dog, consider healthier yet still mouth watering, alternatives to your usual platter of burgers.   Think Outside the […]

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