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Make the Most of Your Food

Make the Most of Your Food

by Starr Long - May 08, 2017

Do you dread going to the grocery store, or wish the vegetables you had on hand would last for just a few more days? Make the most of those cumbersome grocery runs by stocking up and storing your food appropriately to keep them fresher longer.

A Sugary Secret

A Sugary Secret

by Holly Foreman - May 28, 2015

Experts say nutrition is the key to a healthy lifestyle. It can lower the risk of disease and improve your overall health. Yes, this is VERY true. But, do you ever get bogged down with the complexities of nutrition?

More Matters

More Matters

by Becca Brannan, RN - September 08, 2014

Did you know that 90% of adults and children do not eat the recommended amount of fruits and veggies each day? WOW! What are we eating… burgers, burritos and bon bons?

Snacks for Dad

Snacks for Dad

by Health & Wellness Team - June 12, 2014

What dad doesn’t like a snack full of nuts and chocolate? Let’s find a way to combine some of dad’s favorite ingredients to create an energy-dense snack that is portable for all of our ‘on-the-go’ dads!

Enjoy the Taste

Enjoy the Taste

by Holly Foreman - March 20, 2014

“Enjoy the taste of eating right” is the slogan this March for National Nutrition Month. Research suggests taste tops nutrition as the main reason why one food is purchased over another. This month, let’s focus on making informed food choices and developing healthy eating habits.

Hey Everybody - it’s Boxing Day!  Let’s Have Cake!

Hey Everybody - it’s Boxing Day! Let’s Have Cake!

by Sam Allen - September 19, 2013

The good professor was taught that in today’s society, for most people, food is not a means of nutrition. Food is a sign of ethnicity, food is a sign of success, food is a shoulder to cry on, food is art, food is a social event, food is a badge of personality, food is a party or a parade. Food is everything but a commodity consumed to prevent starvation.