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Take Time for Self Care

Self care is not selfish or self indulgent. It is taking care of yourself so you can be healthy, well, do your job, accomplish what you want to do, and take care of others. Consider these tips when evaluating your self care strategies. Keep to a routine Sleep: A regular bedtime and wake time that […]

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Falling for Seasonal Foods

As summer is starting to wind down, the availability of fresh, local, and seasonal produce is not. The upcoming fall months bring more than just cold weather and the change of the leaves, they also bring a variety of nutritious produce with them. It is no secret that we have access to strawberries all year […]

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Build the Perfect Salad

The USDA dietary guidelines recommend 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day for adults. With warm weather and in-season produce now is a great time to make salads part of your meal plan. Salads can be a meal starter, side dish or main entrĂ©e. See below for suggestions on how to build the perfect […]

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The Word on Herbs

If you find yourself reaching for the salt shaker because your meal is lacking flavor, it is time to spice up your life! Herbs and spices are a great way to intensify and add flavor to home-cooked meals without the additional fat, salt, or sugar. Not only do you get the benefit of utilizing less […]

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Facts About Heart Disease

According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States. One in every four deaths each year or about 655,000 Americans per year die from heart disease. Heart disease is made up of several different kinds of heart […]

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