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10 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Back-to-School

Make sure your kids get a healthy breakfast with these simple and nutritious make-ahead meals. A healthy breakfast for kids Getting the kids out to school in the morning can be a bit of a manic panic. (Where are my socks? The bus is here!) While you want to make sure your kids start the … Continue Reading

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11 Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby

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Breastmilk is a “perfect food.” It’s easy to digest, and because it is made of live cells, your baby’s body can easily absorb it. August is National Breastfeeding Month and a great time to discuss the benefits of breastfeeding for babies. Breastmilk provides just the right proportion of essential nutrients, vitamins, proteins, fats and antibodies to … Continue Reading

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Six Ways to Stay Healthy This Summer!

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Summer means a time for surfing, sand, barbeques, pool parties and the occasional getaway. Many of these plans are also an open invitation for you to get sick, especially if you are traveling our lounging outside. If any of your summer plans revolve around these activities, here are 6 ways you can ensure you stay … Continue Reading

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The 6 Most Filling Vegetables, According To Nutritionists

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Veggies may be good for us, but there’s a reason people joke about “rabbit food” when dining on salad after salad. Those low-cal crusaders can leave you feeling empty if you aren’t loading up on a full spectrum of them. “People tend to lump all vegetables together,” says Simona Hradil, R.D., a sports dietician at … Continue Reading

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Low-Fat Eating Vs. Weight Gain

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A study published on (June 6) reported that men and women in a study who followed a high-fat, Mediterranean diet that was rich in either olive oil or nuts lost more weight and reduced their waist circumference more than the people in the study who were simply instructed to reduce their fat intake. What does that mean? Are there molecules that make … Continue Reading

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Eat Healthy on a Budget!

19 Clever Ways to Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget Healthy food can be expensive. Therefore, it can be difficult to eat well when you’re on a tight budget. However, there are many ways to save money and still eat whole, single-ingredient foods. Here are 19 clever tips that can help you eat healthy on a budget. 1. … Continue Reading

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Can Your Morning Coffee Slow Down Aging?

To the age-old question “Is coffee bad for you?”, researchers are in more agreement than ever that the answer is a resounding “no.” A new study published in the journal Nature Medicine found that older people with low levels of inflammation — which drives many, if not most, major diseases — had something surprising in common: they … Continue Reading

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Staying Well-Hydrated

Year Around Hydration From the hot, sultry days of summer to the bone-chilling days of winter, your body needs water to maintain its normal temperature. Staying well-hydrated is important no matter what the weather. Extreme temperatures act more quickly to dehydrate the body, making it important to drink water-based beverages even though you may not … Continue Reading

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Performance Food

Certain foods can actually help you get the things you want: a good night’s sleep, a big raise, a long-awaited pregnancy, and more. Read on to find out what to eat to gear up for life’s little (and big) challenges. Battling the sniffles Best to eat: Warm fluids, plus garlic Why: Liquids help by thinning … Continue Reading

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The Expanding Waistline

Who is to Blame? According to the CDC, obesity is now the #1 health threat in the United States. The epidemic now affects more than 60 percent of Americans. Restaurant industry experts said that consumers have a personal responsibility for the foods they select to eat while dining out. The also said most menus now … Continue Reading

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