How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch

by Wendy on November 6, 2015

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The key to making healthy lunches, as with many things in life, is being organized. Packing you child’s school lunch can be a healthier and better tasting option. Making lunch at home can also save you money! Keep Reading


Garden Fresh Tomatoes

by Wendy on October 27, 2015

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Picked fresh from the garden, tomatoes are bursting with flavor and nutrition! One medium tomato provides you with more than a quarter of your vitamin C for a day. Learn more health benefits and some delicious recipes to help get your kids to eat more tomatoes! Keep Reading


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Gluten is a protein found in the grains wheat, barley, and rye. To people with a chronic digestive disorder called celiac disease, gluten causes an immune response which damages the small intestine. This causes both gastrointestinal distress and nutritional deficiencies. Keep Reading


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Oranges are a delicious fruit with a tangy flavor and an uplifting smell. They are packed with vitamins A, B and C, calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, choline and other nutrients. Plus, an orange packs over 170 different phytonutrients and more than 60 flavonoids, many of which have been shown to have anti-inflammatory, blood clot inhibiting properties, and strong anti-oxidant effects. Keep Reading


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If bad eating habits reign, they can be hard to change especially when they’ve become comfortable routines. But by keeping unhealthy foods out of your home, and bringing healthy foods in, it is possible to promote better eating habits, even with the pickiest kids! Whether you’re trying to persuade your toddler to give carrots a chance, or attempting to convince your teen into drinking something other than soda, these healthy eating tips might be worth a try: Keep Reading


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Running in a marathon can be one of the most challenging and rewarding accomplishments you may achieve in your life! Almost anyone in good physical condition can complete a marathon with the proper training. Keep Reading


Squat for Your Health!

by Wendy on July 26, 2015

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Chances are that if you workout fairly often, you are somewhat aware of the benefits of doing squats. And chances are that you will surely love them. If you are not aware of the benefits of this popular exercise, then it is high time you learn about them. They can be performed with weights or without weights, can be performed almost anywhere, and will make your body flexible and strong. Keep Reading


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Personal goal setting is an important part of any fitness goal. In fact, it is just as important as keeping track of the calories you consume and the exercises you perform! When setting your personal goals, it’s important that you come up with fitness goals that are challenging but achievable. A great way to do this is to follow the acronym S.M.A.R.T. to achieve your fitness goals. Keep Reading


Treatment of a Bee/Wasp Sting

by Wendy on June 30, 2015

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Getting a bee or a wasp sting is obviously no fun. The pain can last up to several hours, even days if no correct measures are applied immediately. Since summer time is at its peak, people who work in their gardens have an inherent high risk of getting stung! Fortunately, there are many home remedies that you can use to get relief of the sting almost immediately. Keep Reading


Care for a Healthy Smoothie?

by Wendy on June 19, 2015

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Most everyone loves a freshly pressed juice or refreshing smoothie, and what’s not to like? They taste great, pack a serious punch when it comes to vitamins and minerals, and offer a healthy way to boost your energy. Besides, you can be as creative as you want, mixing and matching your favorite veggies, fruits, and add-ins! Your drink can be silky smooth, thick and creamy, or even have a bit of texture. Keep Reading