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Bring on the Beets!

Posted on February 22, 2021

Not many people are aware of the many, many benefits of adding beets to your diet. They are good for your heart, improve blood and oxygen flow, reduce inflammation, improve digestive health, are good for your brain, have cancer fighting properties…

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February is American Heart Month

Posted on February 8, 2021

February is American Heart Month, a month that helps to serve as a reminder for all that committing to a healthy lifestyle is important, and that making healthy eating choices will lead to a lifetime of good heart health. Healthy eating habits start…

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How Schools Retain Control of Their Meal Program

Posted on February 4, 2021

The first priority of any school district is to create a nurturing environment that enables students to learn while providing confidence for parents to know their children are in the right hands. A lot of effort goes into creating such an…

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Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Posted on January 25, 2021

Oats are one of those wonderful superfoods that are full of countless nutritional benefits, containing important vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. Oats have been known to aid in weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of…

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Post-Holiday Regroup

Posted on January 11, 2021

After a holiday season filled with indulgent sweets and high calorie beverages, it’s difficult for some to get back into the routine of healthy eating. Here are a few great tips on how you can regroup after the holidays and get back on track.  …

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Black Bean Basics

Posted on December 28, 2020

Not only are black beans a wonderful protein-based plant substitute for meat, they are chock full of goodness. Helpful in preventing heart disease and lowering cholesterol, black beans are full of fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin B6 and…

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Making Healthier Holiday Choices

Posted on December 14, 2020

Thinking of new ways to achieve a healthier holiday season while still enjoying your favorites? Here are some simple solutions for a more well-balanced celebration:Look for smarter substitutions. Rather than preparing your family’…

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Check Out Chickpeas!

Posted on November 30, 2020

Chickpeas are a high-fiber food that contain minerals, such as manganese, zinc, copper and magnesium, as well as the B-vitamins thiamine and vitamin B-6. A popular chickpea dish that people love is hummus. Not only is it delicious, it is good for…

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Reducing Screen Time

Posted on November 16, 2020

With the advent of cell phones, tablets and iPads (not to mention, a host of other electronic devices!), we are spending more time in front of a screen and less time participating in the great outdoors. In fact, according to the Henry J. Kaiser…

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