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5 Easy Ways to Create a DASH Plan Today

Following a meal plan, and making a lifestyle change, is hard. It involves day to day thought and preparation, but once your actions become habits, it's much easier. You probably see a lot of posts about [...]

What the Cluck?

Farm-raised. Cage-free. Hormone-free. What do all of those statement mean on a package of chicken or eggs? The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulates the language you see on food packaging. Sometimes it can be confusing [...]

Keep the Focus on Health in the New Year

I could have titled this article, "6 Easy Steps to Detox Your Body in the New Year" or "Diet Resolutions for the New Year" But I didn't. Every January, folks are looking for inspiration. After a [...]

May Your Days Be Merry and Bright

Many of you are celebrating Christmas or Hanukkah in the coming week. Enjoy the week of family, friends, and special foods. There should be no shame in enjoying a cookie, or a candy dish. Just don't [...]

Handling the Hustle and Bustle

It's the most wonderful time of the year....Right? Yes, and sometimes, no. The holidays can be a wonderful time for family, friends, and special gatherings. But for many, it's very stressful. The stress may be drawn [...]

Go Nuts!

Do you love nuts? Nuts are a healthy food to include in your diet. As plant foods, they are naturally cholesterol-free. Studies have shown that including nuts in the diet is good for your heart and [...]

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