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Nutrition

Eat Right to Fight Diabetes

November 27, 2017

It’s such an important issue that it’s featured in two awareness initiatives. November is both American Diabetes Month and National Diabetes Awareness Month. With this increased attention on diabetes and prevention, it’s a great time to learn more, assess your risk, and see how the right diet can help you stay healthy.

Eat for Prevention: How Good Nutrition Can Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

October 17, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s the ideal time to learn more about cancer and understand the crucial role nutrition has in cancer prevention.

Mindful Eating: Nourishing the Body and Mind

September 18, 2017

September is National Yoga Month, celebrating a form of exercise that nurtures the spirit, mind, and body. This focus on mindfulness and being in touch with ourselves can transcend to nutrition. Here, we look at how “mindful eating” can improve the way we eat and how we nourish our bodies.

Nutritious School Lunches

August 21, 2017

It’s time for school again! That means it’s also time for the daily challenge of determining what your kids will eat for lunch.

Don’t Pass the Salt, Please!

July 17, 2017

When it comes to a healthy diet, a tip people often hear is “watch your salt.” Why exactly is salt so bad for us? And with salt seemingly in everything we eat, how we can take steps to cut back?