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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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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

Embrace a healthy mindset for eating — no matter the occasion

Holidays can be particularly difficult, but adopting a healthy eating mindset is important throughout the entire year. Read on for tips on how to improve your approach to balanced, mindful nutrition.

Lisa Hardesty PhDLP By Lisa Hardesty January 30, 2018

Make a super bowl (of chili) for your football party

Football’s championship game is about more than what’s happening on the field. There are the commercials, the half-time show and the food. Score major points by bringing this hearty, healthy chili to your football party.

January 22, 2018

The not-so-sweet truth about added sugar

You have yogurt and cereal for breakfast, a salad for lunch and make a stir fry for dinner. You haven’t had a sweet all day. Or so you think. But chances are you’ve consumed countless grams of added sugar, which is hiding in many foods.

January 18, 2018

Tips for drinking more water

Upping your water intake may seem easy. Yet many of us aren’t coming close to getting enough water: 2.7 liters per day for women, and 3.7 liters for men. Get tips for upping your water game.

January 18, 2018

Create your plate: Healthy serving sizes for the holidays

The holiday season is the most wonderful — and least healthy — time of the year for many people. Luckily, creating your plate with health in mind does not need to be complicated. Here are six easy tips to make eating during the holidays fun and simple.

Eileen Dutter, R.D. By Eileen Dutter November 21, 2017

How nutrients impact physical performance

Many physiological and nutritional demands occur within the body during exercise. The human body requires a continuous supply of energy to perform its many functions. As energy demands increase with exercise, additional energy must be supplied or the exercise will end.

November 7, 2017

Tips for cooking for one or two

Cooking for one or two doesn’t mean you have to let your health go by the wayside and resort to meals of cold cereal, grilled cheese and canned soup, or microwave meals. With some helpful tips, you can be cooking healthy and efficiently for a smaller household in no time.

Kristi Wempen RDN By Kristi Wempen October 17, 2017

Extend vegetable season with squash and zucchini

Squash and zucchini extend the summer vegetable season and are available in your garden or local farmers market through October.

October 6, 2017