OUR Healthy Eating BLOG

4 Bad Excuses for Skipping Breakfast

We all have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but at least 15% of Americans skip it! Studies flip flop on the impact of breakfast on weight loss but there is no denying tha...
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Food Trends For 2020

With the new year comes new food trends. Some of the trends of the past year we will be happy to say goodbye to and others will linger or grow in popularity in 2020. With food trends it is impo...
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How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Raise your hand if you’ve made the same New Year’s resolution over and over again. I’m guessing that most of you reading this blog have your hands raised! Although they usually have good intentions be...
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4 Holiday Ingredient Substitutions

It's holiday time, which for some means getting into the kitchen to prepare dishes for holiday gatherings or baking cookies for gift-giving. If you are trying to cut back on fat and cholesterol, a...
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8 Holiday Gift Ideas

Want to give the give of good health but not sure what to buy? Below is a list of 8 gift ideas that will hopefully inspire those on your gift list to live healthier and happier into the New Year.&nb...
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Alcohol and Diabetes

As we are in full swing of the holiday season, holiday parties and get-togethers may be crowding up your calendar. Festive holiday drinks and socializing with alcohol may be the norm at many of thes...
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Forget Yo-Yo Dieting

Weight management is a struggle for many people and while a healthy focus on weight loss is necessary to help our country’s growing obesity epidemic, some measures for weight loss need to come with ca...
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Happy and Healthy Holidays

Just because the holidays are here doesn't mean we have to forgo our healthy eating goals. It is possible to enjoy the holiday and stay on track. We've all heard the advice to not show up to the party...
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The Health Benefits of Cranberries

Cranberries are a common side dish this time of year with 20% of all the cranberries grown consumed during Thanksgiving week alone. Rumored to have been served at the first Thanksgiving in 1621, cra...
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Cold and Flu Fighting Foods

It’s here…cold and flu season! We all know getting the flu shot is one of the best defenses to avoid catching the flu, but how else can we boost our immunity?Eating smart, staying active, getting e...
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