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Holiday Feasting: Take Back the Power

December 7, 2018

Holiday Feasting: Take Back the Power

By Cami Martin

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. Instead, it’s possible to get out in front of the holidays and set the tone for how you want to feel, throughout December and into the New Year. Here’s how you...

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?

Back-to-School Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About Nutrition

September 5, 2018

The start of school happens once a year, but good nutrition is important year-round. To help you make the grade for healthy living, take this true-or-false quiz.