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September: National Honey Month

Delicious honey can add the perfect sweetness to satisfy your sweet tooth while offering some health benefits too! The antioxidants contained in honey help lower blood pressure, which aids in reducing your risk of heart attacks, some types of cancer,… Continue Reading →

Mind Your Health & Stress Less

STRESS-BUSTING TIPS Stress is a natural part of life – we all experience it and some of us struggle with it every day. While acute stress is inevitable, it is important to keep day-to-day stress managed so it does not… Continue Reading →

Made-Your-Way Smoothie

This smoothie formula allows you to mix and match your favorite (or on-hand) ingredients and delivers on key nutrients while keeping calories in check. Ingredients 1 cup Greens: baby spinach, kale, chard ½ each Banana: frozen, sliced ½–1 cup Fruit… Continue Reading →

How to Create a Vision Board

It is important to have fun with making a vision board and to be as specific as possible. Also, watching ‘The Secret’ on Netflix can help you get inspired.  The documentary will explain much more about how you can visualize… Continue Reading →

May: National Physical Fitness & Sports Month: Move More!

The evidence is clear: regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health, and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. Choose activities you enjoy and do them often! BENEFITS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: Prevents chronic diseases, such… Continue Reading →

Stop Food Waste at Home

Food waste is a growing problem in the United States. Up to 40% of food is wasted, yet one in eight Americans struggles with having enough food on the table. By reducing food waste, you can save money, positively impact… Continue Reading →

National Frozen Food Month

When juggling a hectic schedule that may consist of school, work, and a social life, many of us struggle in finding ways to create healthful meals that are easy to prepare. When on a budget, finding those foods can be… Continue Reading →

March: National Nutrition Month 2020

Eat Right, Bite by Bite Every person is different, and though a specific diet lifestyle may work for one person, it may not work for someone else. National Nutrition Month (NNM) 2020 theme’s rhyme and simple food treatment appeals to… Continue Reading →

For the Love of February

Not only is February Heart Month, it is also a month to celebrate the benefits of eating dark chocolate and the benefits of eating breakfast. Let’s start with breakfast, the most important meal of the day as we have all… Continue Reading →

February American Heart Health Month

Your heart is the most impactful organ in the body. Once your heart stops working, life is over and this can happen in a second without notice and at any age. Heart disease is not just for the elderly, it… Continue Reading →

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