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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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Get an Edge with Natural Ergogenic Aids

Competitive athletes know the difference between first and last place can be just a matter of seconds, so looking for dietary supplements that help you get an edge over your competition sounds like a great idea. But do they really work? Although supplements are never a replacement for good training and a nutritious diet, here’s  […]

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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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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month!

As a child who grew up in the 60’s and 70’s- before every kid on the block had either a personal computer, Ipad, the latest and greatest video game console or smart phone – being physically active was just what we kids did. If it wasn’t a game of kick-ball, dodge ball, mother may I, […]

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Boost Your Energy With Good Nutrition

Energy can mean different things to different people. To me- it may mean having enough energy to take on a physical challenge, like running a marathon. For you- it may mean having enough energy to work in the yard or have enough mental energy to consistently concentrate, focus, absorb and process information. But no matter […]

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Good Nutrition for You and the Environment

When it comes to protecting your health, personable accountability is essential. The same can be said for protecting and sustaining a healthy environment. You may not realize it, but the food choices you make and the way you shop for, prepare, and serve food can negatively impact the environment. So in honor of Earth Day […]

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Celebrate American Heart Month!

Your heart – it beats on average 100,000 times a day and pumps the equivalent of 2000 gallons of blood each day. Imagine what a workhorse our hearts must be! So vital to our life and yet not well taken care of by most of us. Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of […]

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