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Apple Cranberry Chicken Salad

An Apple a Day

Posted on October 28, 2019

Apples are extremely rich in important antioxidants, flavanoids, and dietary fiber. The phytonutrients and antioxidants in apples may help reduce the risk of developing cancer, hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease. An apple a day may just keep…

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Sugar on a spoon

The Not-So-Sweet Facts About Sugar

Posted on October 14, 2019

Sugar, Sugar, Sugar...Although we all like to enjoy a tasty treat once in a while, it’s important to keep our sugar intake in mind as overconsumption can lead to negative effects on our health. Sugary drinks, candy, baked goods and sweetened dairy…

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Sweet Potato Quesadilla

Sweet Potato Secrets

Posted on September 23, 2019

Sweet potatoes are a rich source of fiber and contain an array of vitamins and minerals, including iron, calcium and selenium. They are also a good source of most of our B vitamins and vitamin C. One of the key nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes…

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I Care About Eye Care

I Care About Eye Care

Posted on September 9, 2019

We should be taking care of every part of our bodies, even the parts we can’t see. That’s right, I’m talking about our eyes! For optimal eye health, it is important to consume foods with nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc and…

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Super Superfoods

Posted on August 26, 2019

Superfoods are foods that are especially beneficial to our health and can give our diet a nutritional boost, while reducing our risk of heart disease, memory loss and other health problems. This is because these foods are full of vitamins, minerals…

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5 Tips for a Healthy Summer

Posted on July 3, 2019

Summer fun doesn't mean you have to abandon healthy habits. Check out some tips on how to enjoy the heat while watching what you eat!         Visit Your Local Farmer’s Market. Foods picked locally are at the height of their nutritional…

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Mango Madness!

Posted on June 24, 2019

Mangoes are one of the most popular fruits in the world. Mangoes provide 100% of your daily vitamin C, 35% of your daily vitamin A and 12% of your daily fiber. More fresh mangoes are eaten around the world every day than any other fruit. Try some…

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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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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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