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Vitamin D 101

  Vitamin D, a fat soluble vitamin, helps our body absorb calcium for strong bones and teeth. Vitamin D also helps build our immune system, our muscles function properly, and helps our nerves communicate with our brain. Research also suggests vitamin D may improve our mood. Recommended Vitamin D intakes: Age Recommended intake/ day  Safe […]

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6 Tips to Stay Healthy this Fall and Winter !

  After this week, it sure does  feel like fall is in full swing, with shorter days and nightfall before dinner time, hibernation sets in. Unfortunately, it also means the start of the cold and flu season. Most of us can expect at least one cold this season; hopefully, these 6 health tips will keep […]

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Nutrient Dense Foods for the Whole Family!

I don’t really like the term “super food” because I feel there is no miracle food, sorry kale, that is going to keep us healthy, instead a variety of foods that are nutrient dense. I have compiled a list of foods that are packed with nutrients for the whole family. 1).Eggs It seems like yesterday […]

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What we do with all the Halloween Candy !

  I am pretty liberal when it comes to all the Halloween craziness ; I believe we should eat healthy 80% of the time and 20% of the time indulge without guilt.  I have had a couple of basic conversations with my three year old about the importance of vegetables and fruit; I also refrain […]

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Meal Planning 101!

  One of the common barriers to healthy eating is cost and lack of time. With work, taking the kids to their activities, and and everyday chores , life gets hectic. However, setting 30 minutes aside every week to develop a meal plan and grocery list will save both time and stress. Let’s get started!! […]

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