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Listen More. Talk Less.

I attended a virtual conference session this week, sponsored by General Mills Big G Cereals, but was not paid for this post. The thoughts and opinions voiced here are my own. It’s really quite simple: ⁣⁣Listen [...]

Treats that Love You Back

If you have a sweet tooth like I do, you'll want to find treats that you can enjoy regularly that won't raise your blood cholesterol or blood pressure. Sure, you can treat yourself to birthday cake [...]

Delicious Ways to Add Salmon to Your Diet

The updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans include recommendations to include fish each week in your diet. Fish is a good source of protein, low in saturated fat and cholesterol, a good source of B vitamins, Vitamin [...]

Super Bowl Sunday! Balancing out your spread

Super Bowl Sunday is a party waiting to happen for most folks, whether they are football fanatics or not. Plus, I always look forward to the commercials! As you go grocery shopping for your party goods [...]

Your Heart and Your Risk

February is Heart Month so it's a good time to be mindful about any risk factors you may have. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. It accounts for 1 in every [...]

Fruit Cup with Ricotta Crunch

I created this recipe as part of a paid partnership with Fiber One™ Original Cereal but all content and ideas are my own. Most Americans only consume about 15 grams of fiber per day. That falls [...]

Nutrition Tips for Teens and Young Adults

According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the U.S. Department of Agriculture calls for a minimum intake of 1.5 cups of fruit and 2.5 cups of vegetables for girls 14 to 18 years old and 2 cups of [...]

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