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Folic Acid and Women’s Health

Published: Sep 26 2018 | Under: Health Healthy Tips Medicine Nutrition Prevention | Tags:

You might have heard of folic acid before or seen it on a nutrition label for certain foods. It’s made from folate, which occurs naturally in some foods and is a form of a B-vitamin. But did you know how important folic acid is for your nutrition, especially if you’re a woman? It’s even required […]


Sugar: Real or Artificial?

Published: Apr 20 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Nutrition Prevention | Tags:

By now, most of us are well-informed on the dangers of eating or drinking too much sugar. Sugar causes tooth decay and weight gain (especially from drinking soda), and has been linked to increased risk of heart disease. It can even lead to hyperactivity and ADHD in children. To reduce sugar intake, many people have […]


Homemade or Store-Bought: Which Baby Food is Best?

Published: Apr 13 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Nutrition Parenting Recipes | Tags:

We all want the best for our babies, and what we’re feeding them is a huge thing to consider. There is a ton of information online regarding baby food, and one of the most common topics is: should it be homemade or store-bought? A growing number of parents prefer making their own baby food at […]


Meal Planning Tips

Published: Mar 12 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Nutrition Prevention Recipes | Tags:

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Go Further with Food” – what does that mean? The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging you to plan your meals and snacks ahead of time, which can help you stick to healthier foods along with reducing food waste. When it comes to meal […]


Coffee or Tea: Which is Better for You?

Published: Feb 28 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Nutrition Prevention | Tags:

For many of us, first thing in the morning, there’s nothing better for a pick-me-up than a hot cup of coffee. Others enjoy a soothing cup of hot tea to ease into the day. Most have their preference, but is there really one that’s healthier than the other? It’s an old argument, and there’s a […]


Habits for a Healthy Heart

Published: Feb 1 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Prevention | Tags:

February is American Heart Month, and we all know the basic recommendations for heart health – reduce your salt intake, exercise more, drink less alcohol, and quit smoking. But are there other ways to protect your heart? Some healthy habits that may not seem linked to heart disease can actually reduce your risk. Flossing – […]


Healthy Salad Tips

Published: Jan 4 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Nutrition Prevention Recipes | Tags:

When we think of the word “diet”, many images come to mind: unlimited grapefruit, cabbage soup, or broccoli, and goodbye to bread, cookies, and cheeseburgers. But nothing is more synonymous with dieting than salads. When you think of “diet” and “salad” together, you probably see a plate of sad iceberg lettuce with a few slices […]


Simple Swaps for Healthier Christmas Cookies

Published: Dec 13 2017 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Nutrition Recipes | Tags:

Who doesn’t love the vast array of cookies set out at parties or circulating the office this time of year? Whether it’s a classic frosted sugar cookie, sweet and spicy gingerbread, or peanut butter blossoms, Christmas cookies come in all shapes and sizes and everyone has a favorite! Plus, with so many kinds of cookies […]


An Apple a Day

Published: Dec 6 2017 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Nutrition Prevention | Tags:

We’ve all heard the old saying about how apples help keep the doctor away, but how healthy are they? What is it about apples that made them part of such a well-known phrase? As it turns out, there’s plenty of goodness in this small fruit.First of all, apples are one of the most popular fruits […]


Smoothie Mania: Are Smoothies a Healthy Choice?

Published: Nov 29 2017 | Under: Fitness General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Nutrition Prevention | Tags:

Smoothies have become an increasingly popular choice for folks looking for a fast alternative for breakfast and between-meal snacks. Simply blend frozen fruit, yogurt and ice, and you’ve got a tasty and seemingly healthy treat! Many people associate smoothies with a healthier diet and attribute health benefits to their use. As with most things in […]


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