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Back to School, Back to Healthy Sack Lunches

July 18, 2019

The new school year is fast approaching. And with the new classes comes a whole new season of packing lunches and making sure kids are fueled for success. You may find yourself facing the same challenges year after year: How can you avoid packing the same items every day, while giving kids good nutritious choices. These tips can help.

Holiday Feasting: Take Back the Power

December 7, 2018

Many people go into the holidays expecting to eat poorly. They surrender automatically and resign themselves to a future of winter weight gain and feeling sluggish.

Diabetes Prevention and a Healthy Holiday Kick Off: How to Do Both

November 7, 2018

November kicks off the start of the holiday season – a time of big meals, party buffets, and sweets and treats. But it’s also Diabetes Awareness Month, when we shed extra light on the need to eat right, make good choices, and reduce our risk for diabetes and other health issues. How can we reconcile the two?

Should I Do a Cleanse?

October 4, 2018

A cleanse? A detox? A jumpstart? These buzzwords in the world of nutrition can be conflicting and confusing, leaving many people with questions. What do they mean, and are they necessary?