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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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Get the Nutrients You Need

Getting all of the dietary nutrients your body needs is critically important, especially if your diet is vegan or vegetarian.

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What is a Gluten-Free Diet?

Gluten-free foods seem to be everywhere these days. Restaurants and cafes regularly feature gluten-free dishes and pastries. Supermarkets offer gluten-free bread, rolls, and crackers.

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Following a Healthy Diet Plan

The food guide, called Choose My Plate, offers recommendations to help you eat a healthy diet. My Plate can help you eat a variety of foods while encouraging the right amount of calories and fat. The United States Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have a website at ChooseMyPlate.gov to help […]

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New Dietary Guidelines to Eating Healthier

Since 1980, the Dietary Guidelines have helped millions of Americans eat healthier. Updated every 5 years, the guidelines are packed with nutritional advice based on sound scientific data.

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Diet and Cardiovascular Disease

Following a healthy diet plan The food guide, called Choose My Plate, offers recommendations to help you eat a healthy diet. My Plate can help you eat a variety of foods while encouraging the right amount of calories and fat. The United States Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have a […]

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Tim Sets Goal for 10K

Welcome to 2016, ladies and gentlemen! Now begins another two months of writing the wrong year on checks and paperwork until we can train ourselves to start putting a ’16 instead of a ’15. Or at least, that’s what happens to me every year. The number one New Year’s resolution for the vast majority of […]

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Worth the Effort

Oh, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! At least as far as the decorations and lights and everything go. Certainly not weather-wise. But hey, I’m not complaining about the warmer weather because there were a few days there where the temperature dipped below freezing and I gotta tell ya, walking out of the […]

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Can Your Diet Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

Eating a healthy diet may help prevent many diseases. Two big ones are heart disease and cancer. But what about Alzheimer’s disease? A recent study suggests certain foods may work against this disabling brain illness, too.