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Whole Foods

Back to Basics with Whole Foods

Posted on June 10, 2019

100% grass fed, pasture raised, non-GMO, cage-free, all-natural….The list of claims, like these, can go on and on when reading labels, and for good reason. The demand for total transparency, in regards to what is in our food, continues to increase…

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Carrots

What's Up Doc?

Posted on May 29, 2019

Carrots are what’s up! Carrots get their color from beta-carotene, the building block for vitamin A. Vitamin A helps to keep your eyes healthy and your vision clear. Did you know that carrots come in different colors, such as white and purple, in…

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Spring Clean your Diet

Spring Clean your Diet

Posted on May 15, 2019

Spring cleaning is not just for your house; it’s great for your diet as well. Physiologically, our bodies are prepared to lighten the load from winter and accept the new beginnings spring has to offer. Say goodbye to the comfort foods of winter and…

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Bananas

It's Bananas!

Posted on April 22, 2019

Bananas are low in calories and have no fat, sodium, or cholesterol. They contain vitamin C, potassium, fiber, and vitamin B6. Research shows that eating bananas may lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes, as well as decrease the risk of…

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Soccer

Fuel up for Sports!

Posted on April 8, 2019

April might be known for having showers that bring May flowers, but the balmy April temperature also brings about the marked season opening of some popular sports. Much like the budding flowers of spring, athletes require the proper hydration and…

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Berries

Berry Good!

Posted on March 25, 2019

Berries are the ultimate brain food! Berries are loaded with antioxidant-rich plant compounds called flavonoids that provide potent health protection. Eating more berries helps your brain age better, think better, learn better and remember more.…

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Cereal

Rise and Shine the Healthy Way!

Posted on March 11, 2019

National School Breakfast Week is the week of March 4th, but breakfast isn’t just for kids! Breakfast is the best way to start your day, no matter your age. A balanced breakfast will give you steady energy throughout the morning and help…

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Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato - Such a Sweetie!

Posted on February 25, 2019

These orange-fleshed potatoes are known to be a great source of beta-carotene. They also deliver good sources of vitamin A, vitamin C, and are full of manganese, calcium, potassium, iron, vitamin B6 and fiber. Give this fun recipe a try to bring…

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heart foods

Food that Fuels Your Heart!

Posted on February 11, 2019

Food is a necessary part of maintaining a healthy heart. Not only can food taste good, but choosing heart healthy options can make us feel great as well! However, there is not just one food group that is best for the heart; there are a variety foods…

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Squash

Let's Get Squashed!

Posted on January 28, 2019

Squash is an excellent source of vitamins A and C. A one-cup serving of winter squash provides about half of the daily requirement of vitamin C, and 4.5 times the daily requirement of vitamin A. One cup of cubed winter squash contains about 80…

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