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Spring Clean Your Diet and Kitchen

Posted on 05/10/2018

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Our very own registered dietitian nutritionist, Rene Ficek, tackles how to spring clean your diet and kitchen for a healthier you in our monthly video series, “Healthy Beat.”

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Calorie Counts FINALLY Adopted

Posted on 05/9/2018

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After years and years of delays, finally, calorie counts will be on menus across the country and in turn, make us a healthier nation. It may also in turn save us millions of dollars on preventative health care costs.

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4 Gadgets to Help You Eat Healthier

Posted on 05/3/2018

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Oftentimes it’s not a matter of eating healthy and exercising that keeps people from losing weight and getting healthy. Sometimes, people don’t know where to start. Gadgets, gizmos, and technology can all help make this task easier to eat healthier. Finding the perfect tool for the job can make the task fun and enjoyable, as well as quicker! These 4 healthy eating tools are the perfect place to start for a healthy eating makeover.

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Best Foods for Clear Skin

Posted on 04/26/2018

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Skin care is important from the outside, but even more important from the inside. Certain foods and lifestyle activities can help promote clear skin, as well as counteract the negative effects aging has on the body. Here are my 8 skin tips for clear, healthy skin:

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Reduce Snacking by Reducing Your Daily Stress with These 3 Tips

Posted on 04/16/2018

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Snacking. Is it good or bad? This depends on several factors. First and foremost, are your snacks fitting within your daily calorie range? Some people use snacks to stave off their hunger, so that they don’t overeat. Others, easily overeat with snacks in between meals and late at night. Secondly, what are you snacking on? Snacking on fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds is a great habit. However, snacking on cakes, cookies, candies and chips will have health implications.

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How to Keep a Healthy Mindset at the Grocery Store

Posted on 04/12/2018

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Have you ever gone to the grocery store with healthy intentions, only to realize later that you’ve brought home bags filled with borderline junk food? You are not alone. Many people don’t grocery shop the right and healthy way. There are several do’s and don’ts to follow if you want to makeover your health and it starts in the grocery store aisles! Here are my 5 tips to help you navigate the grocery store with a healthier mindset.

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Alcohol Health Effects and Drink Alternatives

Posted on 04/5/2018

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month and our very own registered dietitian nutritionist, Rene Ficek, is providing a few little known health effects about alcohol and is offering up some healthier drink alternatives, in our monthly video series, “Healthy Beat.”

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Spring into Healthy Eating

Posted on 04/3/2018

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It’s spring and with it comes a great deal of wonderful produce with the passing of each and every week. What one food do you always make room for? What one do you often ignore or avoid like the plague? We have one spring food for you to try!

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Spring Clean Your Diet With Spring Produce

Posted on 03/22/2018

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The calendar says that spring is officially here and for many of us, that means getting exciting about the season’s bounty. Spring produce includes some of the most unique and most nutritious fruits and vegetables available. So, it’s great to learn what is available and the best ways to consume them. Here are my top 5 ways to spring clean your diet with the season’s bounty.

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Food and Drinks to Maximize Your Workout

Posted on 03/15/2018

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Food and drink are essential to recovery after a good workout. And no matter what time of day you exercise, the key is to follow up with meals that combine protein, which helps your muscles recover and carbohydrates, which replenish energy stores.

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