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Nutty for Peanut Butter

Nutty for Peanut Butter

November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month! What better way to celebrate than eating some of this delicious treat?  Peanuts have been an important part of the American diet since the late 19th century, although the origins trace back to the Aztecs.  The peanut butter that you are familiar with… MORE>

by × October 31, 2014 × 1 comment

Food

Probiotics

Over the years, there has been a fair share of health trends that have developed in the field of nutrition, and an up-and-coming trend that health professionals have been paying more attention to is the area of gut health and probiotics. Traditionally, increasing physical activity and following a well-balanced diet… MORE>

by × October 24, 2014 × 0 comments

Recipes

Halloween Treats

Halloween Treats

BOO! Halloween time is such a fun time of the year, but don’t let the abundance of sugary candy and treats scare you!  There are many delicious and healthy ways to balance your Halloween celebration so that sweets and candy will not be your only option.  So put up some… MORE>

by × October 24, 2014 × 1 comment

Food

Celebrate Apple Month!

We have all heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but where did this saying come from? Recorded in the 1860’s, the original phrase was, ‘‘Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” That phrase evolved to “An… MORE>

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Diet Food Traps

Diet Food Traps

Challenging classes, adjusting to a new living environment, and managing your social life are among the many issues that college students have to juggle. Eating healthy and exercising can be a challenge during your college years, and you might feel tempted to snack on “diet foods” to stay slim. However,… MORE>

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Summer Specials: Watermelon

Summer Specials: Watermelon

After a long day in the sun, watermelon is a refreshing afternoon snack. Aside from being a satisfying treat, it is also packed with healthy nutrients to give you energy throughout the day. Watermelon is extremely high in lycopene, a phytonutrient that is important for heart and bone health. The… MORE>

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by × June 25, 2014 × 2 comments