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Holiday Strategies for Staying on Track

So, it’s 4th of July weekend. So what’s it going to be? Hamburgers and hot dogs? Brats? Potato salad? Tons of cupcakes with red, white, and blue frosting? As with most holidays, Independence Day comes with a bunch of atypical foods associated with it. And most of the time, holiday-specific foods tend to be the […]

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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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Did Someone Say Pie?

Say “pie” and the first thing that may come to your mind is “apple,” “cherry,” “pumpkin,” or “chocolate crème.” Or maybe you like savory pies such as “chicken pot pie,” “beef pot pie,” “shepherd’s pie,” or perhaps even “pizza pie.” That is, of course, unless it happens to be March 14 and you really like […]

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies

Vegetables and fruits can be a tough sell for youngsters. But two simple changes in your family’s eating habits can help make sure that your children get enough of these healthy foods every day.

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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 […]