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Yogurt for Good

August 15, 2016

Yogurt is a great source of protein, calcium, and probiotics, and it has become a staple among the health-conscious population. This popularity has led to an increase in yogurt varieties, causing confusion for those trying to make nutritious options at the grocery store. Here is a breakdown of what to look for and what to avoid when making your decision.

6 Ways to Build a Stronger Heart and Stronger You

February 9, 2016

February is American Heart Month, which calls for national awareness and prevention of America’s number 1 killer: Heart disease. Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, is the cause of one out of every three deaths in the U.S. and the leading cause of illness and disability.