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Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Busy Mornings

Posted on 07/26/2018

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Mornings are a busy time of day, rushing to and from, and trying to get there on time! Add in breakfast and it seems overwhelming to get it all done. You already know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet so many Americans miss out on this meal. Missing breakfast can have a domino effect of making unhealthy choices or overeating later on in the day.

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Diabetes May Up Cancer Risk in Women

Posted on 07/25/2018

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Diabetes is a global health crisis – reaching far and wide, and impacting nearly every country around the world. In fact, in 2015 more than 400 million people had diabetes. That does not take into the account the millions and millions more with diabetes and not yet diagnosed or those with “pre-diabetes” either.

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Try These Healthy Alternatives to the Traditional Hot Dog

Posted on 07/18/2018

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Today, July 18th is National Hot Dog Day and as a registered dietitian nutritionist, I understand fully the health implications from consuming these overly processed products on a regular basis.

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Summer Health Hacks

Posted on 07/12/2018

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Our very own registered dietitian nutritionist, Rene Ficek, offers up her 3 favorite summer health hacks for living a healthier summer in our monthly video series, “Healthy Beat.”

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4 Health Benefits of Beans and Legumes

Posted on 07/3/2018

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Legumes are a class of vegetables that includes beans, peas and lentils. They are truly among the most versatile and nutritious foods available. And did you know that “Eat Beans Day” is officially on July 3rd? This is the perfect reason to take a healthy and super delicious bean dish to your holiday party this year! Your fellow partygoers will be thankful for a healthy dish to round out all the unhealthy holiday indulgence! Here are 4 top reasons beans and legumes have awesome health benefits:

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What Are Smart Carbs?

Posted on 06/21/2018

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Our bodies need carbohydrates to survive, as it is the body’s preferred energy source. Many people believe that carbohydrates only come in the form of bread, pasta and cereals, but that certainly isn’t true. Many healthy foods like vegetables, potatoes, whole grains, beans, peas, lentils and fruit all contain a significant amount of carbohydrates. So while our body needs about 50 percent of its calories from carbohydrates, there are much healthier options outside of refined carbohydrates.

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Heart Health Benefits of Yoga

Posted on 06/14/2018

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Yoga -- it is more than a stretch! We have been hearing about the health benefits of yoga for decades now. But what exactly are they and how are they achieved? Research has shown us that yoga directly affects the heart and cardiovascular system in a unique way.

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June is Men’s Health Month

Posted on 06/7/2018

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In honor of Men’s Health Month, our very own registered dietitian nutritionist, Rene Ficek, shares a few nutritional tips especially for guys in our monthly video series, “Healthy Beat.”

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Best Low-Calorie, Low-Fat Protein Sources

Posted on 05/31/2018

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With all the buzz about protein, you might think Americans were at risk for not eating enough. But in reality, most of us eat more protein than we need. The latest statistics estimate that Americans consume about twice the amount of protein than what they actually need. And when it comes to protein, more isn’t necessarily better.

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How Cutting Back on Caffeine Can Help with Weight Loss

Posted on 05/24/2018

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Caffeine. Many of us have a love/hate relationship with it. While caffeine does have some health benefits, it also has its drawbacks. One of the overlooked drawbacks is its effect on weight. While consuming the right types and right amounts of caffeine can have a positive effect on health and weight, most Americans misuse caffeine in a way that’s harmful for their health and waistline.

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