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When life gets hectic, remember eating well can give you more energy, reduce stress and improve your immune system. Eating well can also decrease your chance of developing heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases as well as lower your blood pressure and help prevent some types of cancer. Make healthy choices for you and your family – one meal at time.

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The wonders of watermelon

Watermelon is a staple at many summertime picnics and gatherings around the country. While most people agree watermelon tastes good, a majority are unaware of the many health benefits this wonderful fruit contains.

Kristi Wempen RDN By Kristi Wempen June 12, 2018

Mike eats veggies

Mike Hesch eats carrots. And Brussels sprouts. And sweet potatoes. In fact, Mike is very eloquent about his newfound love for vegetables. Eating well is just one of the elements of Mike’s healthy lifestyle, which involves a three-pronged approach: nutrition, exercise and stress reduction.

June 12, 2018

2 simple ways to lose weight

Weight loss can be a challenging, overwhelming process. In many cases, it is difficult to know where — and how — to start. Try these two simple ways to lose weight.

Nadar Ali MD By Nadar Ali June 8, 2018

Fill your tank with an easy, healthy breakfast

Some days feel like a sprint; others, a marathon. Here’s an easy breakfast recipe to fuel your day.

June 4, 2018

Veggie challenge for your whole family

It’s easy to get into a rut with the foods we eat. Challenge your family to discover new vegetables this summer.

May 29, 2018

The many types and health benefits of kale

Kale is not a new vegetable, but you may have just started hearing more about it. It’s popular in northern Europe and now throughout the U.S. During the Middle Ages, kale was planted and used to feed humans and livestock.

Linda Carruthers RDN By Linda Carruthers May 29, 2018

Gluten-free: What does that mean?

A gluten-free diet helps manage symptoms of celiac disease and other medical conditions associated with gluten. It's important to know how it can affect your overall nutritional needs.

Judy Nichols, N.P. By Judy Nichols May 17, 2018

An introduction to probiotics

As a nutritionist, I often answer questions from patients looking to know more about probiotics and their publicized health benefits. While medical science works to further understand the role the human microbiome plays in our daily health, there are a few questions we can shed some light on to help you gain a better understanding of probiotics.

Allyn Wergin RDN By Allyn Wergin May 15, 2018

Dinner is on us! Check out this weekly menu

You have a lot to do each week so let us handle one thing on your list: your dinner plan. Here's five healthy, quick recipes your family will love.

March 23, 2018

Grocery store tour: Shopping the perimeter

Most of us grocery shop in the center aisles, when we really should mainly be shopping in the outside perimeters. This is where you’ll find the freshest foods, including produce, meat and dairy.

March 22, 2018

Grocery store tour: Shopping the dry goods

Even though shopping the perimeter of the grocery store is the best place to get nutritious foods, sometimes you need cereal, canned foods or peanut butter. Know what to look for on the packages before you put those items in your cart.

March 9, 2018

Water: Essential to your body

Nearly all of your body’s major systems depend on water to function and survive. You’d be surprised about what staying hydrated can do for your body.

February 28, 2018