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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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Best Low Calorie Drinks to be Drinking This St. Patrick's Day

Posted on 03/8/2018

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St. Patrick’s Day is one of the booziest holidays of the year, often serving as an excuse for people to indulge in high-calorie, sugar-packed cocktails at their favorite watering hole in the sake of celebrating the day. If you’re watching your weight, though, it can be hard to find a drink that won’t contribute to a gut and still tastes like alcohol.

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March is National Kidney Month

Posted on 03/1/2018

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Our very own registered dietitian nutritionist, Rene Ficek, is dishing about 4 foods that promote overall health and ability to clean kidneys, as we celebrate National Kidney Month in our monthly video series, “Healthy Beat.”

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The Skinny on Fat - Explaining Good Fats vs. Bad Fats

Posted on 02/22/2018

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Fats are beneficial to our health in many ways. Fats are nutrients in food that the body uses to build nerve tissue, including the brain and nerves, and hormones. Adequate fat intake is essential to growth and development. Young kids, especially, need a certain amount of fat in their diets to help the brain and nervous system develop correctly.

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6 Foods to Eat Now to Promote Heart Health

Posted on 02/15/2018

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February is American Heart Health Month and now is a great time discuss some of the best foods to promote heart health. These 6 foods are not only heart healthy, but delicious too! Try incorporating them in your diet to help improve your heart health.

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Healthy Valentine's Day Ideas for the Love of Your Life

Posted on 02/8/2018

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Valentine's Day is around the corner, and if your significant other or loved ones are into health and wellness, you may want to start thinking about some creative and healthy gift ideas.

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Red Foods to Enjoy and Avoid for Heart Health Month

Posted on 02/1/2018

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Our very own registered dietitian nutritionist, Rene Ficek, is talking about what red foods to enjoy and what ones to avoid as we kick off National Heart Health Month in our monthly video series, “Healthy Beat.”

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Best Apps for Healthy Living

Posted on 01/25/2018

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With the amount of time we all spend with technology, and specifically our smart phones, we often associate them with hindering our exercise and healthy eating habits. But what if they could actually help? There are thousands of apps out there that look to benefit our health, whether that’s physical health, mental health or general well-being. Here are a few of my favorite apps and suggestions, based on personal use and preferences.

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