Category: Healthy Eating

Feb 07

Portion Control Guide

Confused about serving sizes? These visual cues can help you easily estimate them. Contrary to what you might think, portion control does not require taking drastic measures. Memorizing a complete inventory of food serving sizes or carrying measuring cups with you to meals just isn’t necessary. Simply use these serving size guide illustrations to help …

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Dec 29

Goal Setting for the New Year

Lets face it, we’ve all made a New Years Resolution that haven’t come to fruition. One of the possible reasons that many of us fail on our New Years resolutions is because we don’t know how to effectively set goals. Goal setting needs to be SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-Bound. You have a …

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Nov 21

Working Off Thanksgiving!

It happens each year: The dishes you’ve been craving all season long are finally passed around the table, and before you know it your plate is piled up to your head with turkey, stuffing, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes — all smothered with a heaping portion of gravy. It’s a masterpiece, yes. But it’s also a single meal that …

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Nov 10

How to Read a Nutrition Label

Title: When you see the title “Nutrition Facts,” you know this is the current information label approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Serving Size: Is your serving the same size as the one on the label? If you eat double the serving size listed, you need to double the nutrient and calorie values. If you eat …

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Nov 07

To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: a Wishbone, a Backbone, and a Funny Bone

Did You Know? You may think of your bones as a growing organism, but bone tissues are broken down and rebuilt all the time. As we age, however, this regrowth process begins to decline and many of us begin to lose more bone than we build. For some people this can lead to osteoporosis, a …

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Nov 06

What’s in Season in November?

Jun 16

Summer Dish Cooking Demonstration

Jun 15

What’s in Season in June?

May 02

Humor: A Serious Weapon in the Fight Against Stress

May 01

What’s in Season in May?