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Category Archives: Nutrition

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Practicing Mindful Eating this Fall

It’s the perfect time of the year to fall into healthy habits. It’s no secret that what we eat has a huge impact on our health and well-being, but what about how we eat? Mindful eating is a practice that can help you become more in tune with what your body, which as a result, […]

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Healthy Summer Eating

We don’t usually think of the summer months as being a time where we have to watch what we eat or worry about gaining extra pounds like we do around the holidays. However, there are just as many events, if not more, that pop up during the summer that could lead to undesirable eating habits. […]

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Spring is Here!

This is a popular time of year with taking off on spring break and enjoying a little time away from the everyday hustle and bustle. Whether a trip to the beach, Grandma’s house, or simply relaxing in the comfort of your own home, daily routine during vacation often goes by the wayside. Most often, healthy […]

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Americans Divided Over Organic, GM Foods: Poll

Americans are split on the value of organic foods and concerns about genetically modified (GM) foods, a new poll reveals. The Pew Research Center poll of 1,480 adults nationwide found that 55 percent said organically grown produce is healthier than conventionally grown produce, while 41 percent said there’s no difference. Nearly four out of 10 […]

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What’s in the Food You Eat?

Take a look at the ingredients of the packaged foods you eat. You’ll quickly move from foods you know, such as tomato puree or wheat flour, into the strange world of food additives. Names like calcium propionate (used to control mold) or ascorbic acid (an antioxidant and color stabilizer) abound on labels. Most additives are […]

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The Best and Worst Foods for Your Teeth

If you are what you eat, that’s particularly true for your teeth and gums. When you drink and munch starchy or sugary foods, you’re not only feeding yourself, you’re feeding the bacteria that can cause plaque on your teeth. Plaque is a thin, invisible film of sticky bacteria and other materials that covers all the […]