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Eating for the Seasons: Spring Foods

It’s officially spring and with that comes another installment in our eating for the seasons blog series. Remember that ‘eating for the season’ means choosing fruits and vegetables that are in their peak season. This will help extend the life of your produce and be more cost effective overall.

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The DASH Diet: Nutrition Recommendations for High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, affects almost one in three Americans. The DASH Diet, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, is an approach to eating healthy that is designed to prevent or help treat hypertension. To follow this diet, you should reduce your sodium intake and consume a variety of foods […]

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Eating for the Seasons: Fall Foods

When the leaves change color and the weather gets cooler, you know fall is here. That means plenty of pumpkin-flavored drinks and foods. But what else is in season in fall? Let’s explore a number of fall foods you can eat in our next rendition of “Eating for the Seasons.”

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Eating for the Seasons: Winter Foods

What do we mean when we say, “eating for the seasons?” Simply put, it means that we should be eating fruits and vegetables when they are in their peak season. In this winter edition of eating for the seasons, we’ll dive into the reasons why eating foods in their peak season is beneficial and give […]

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9 Everyday Tips for Healthy Bag Lunches & Snacks

Guidelines for Healthy Eating and Snacking on a Daily Basis Whether the kids are headed off to school or you are brown bagging it to work, many of us prepare and pack our own snacks and lunches every day. Use the tips below to help you be mindful of your food choices not just during […]

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