Blog Fall Produce to Stay Strong

Fall Produce to Stay Strong

The weather is changing and the grocery stores fruit and veggie stands are changing colors. You are now seeing more orange, red and green colors as the fall produce has entered the stands. Now is the time of year that the acorn and butternut squash appear along with pumpkins. For even more color and flavor, you will see radishes, spinach, …

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Tacos with a Different Seasoning

Tuesday of this week was National Taco Day. Because of that we decided to have tacos for dinner a few nights this week. Calcium, potassium, protein and antioxidants can be inside that taco shell. If you are a sodium watcher you may already know they can also pack a whole lot of sodium as well. This is what I did …

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Optimal Health for Women

For women, finding time to care for their own health is hard. National Women’s Health Day took place this week. This is day that is known as a time for women to take control of their health. You may have participated at a local event and that is fantastic. Now what do you plan to do from there to continue to …

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Finding the Right Type of Yoga for You

Yoga can provide improved strength, flexibility, balance, agility and stress management. It allows for a healthier immune system and stronger body over time to help prevent injury. If you shy away from yoga or have said a flat out “no” to this practice, you should be aware that there is more than one type to help meet your needs. Basics …

Blog Ways to Include Fruits and Veggies

Ways to Include Fruits and Veggies

Fruits and veggies provide a multitude of vitamins such as A, C and K. They also provide minerals such as folate, potassium, magnesium and phytochemicals which may help lower inflammation. Overall, eating these is linked to a lower risk of many chronic diseases. Many of us still struggle to get these foods into our daily food intake even though they …

Blog The Goodness of Drinking Chocolate Milk

The Goodness of Drinking Chocolate Milk

Sugars are in chocolate milk and this is why many are afraid to drink it. There are many reasons, however, to drink chocolate milk that far outweigh the sugar content. Cow’s 1% or 2% chocolate milk and Silk chocolate brand soy milk provide protein, calcium, vitamin D, potassium, and vitamin B12 along with other vitamins and minerals. This is all …

Blog Tasty Goodness of Catfish

The Tasty Goodness of Catfish

August is Catfish Month. A mild taste and an abundance of nutrients are provided by catfish. Some of these nutrients are protein, potassium and vitamin B12. A three ounce serving of this fish without any breading or added fat provides only 120 calories and is low in saturated fat. I grew up eating fried catfish and I recall the fish …

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Flavored Water to Hydrate in the Hottest Months

More than half of our body weight is water, we need it to survive and thrive. Not having enough fluid throughout the day to hydrate can make you feel tired. Water can definitely help you stay hydrated and it doesn’t supply calories. What does water do for us? regulates body temperature aids with digestion quenches your thirst helps to flush …

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Happiness and Peace in Your Day

What do you define as happiness? My thoughts are contentment and a peaceful heart. Think back to when you were having a special moment of happiness. You may remember the feelings of joyfulness with the thought that you would never stop feeling this way. As time goes on those feelings begin to fade, but the memory is still there and …