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2 min read | January 21, 2019

3 Healthier Alternatives to Vegetable Oil

Just what is “vegetable oil”? Vegetable oil: it’s a common ingredient in everyday cooking and baking recipes, and most of us have a bottle on hand for just these purposes.... Read More
3 min read | November 24, 2018

Should You Be Watching Your Sodium?

It’s common knowledge that Americans consume too much sodium, largely from processed and fast foods. Some guidelines recommend that everyone should cut back, but is that... Read More
3 min read | November 2, 2018

Is White Meat Healthier?

When it comes to turkey — or any other type of poultry — white meat has long been the protein of choice for lean-meat lovers. But is white meat healthier, and does it... Read More
6 min read | May 4, 2018

Can You Be Fit and Overweight?

  Feeling motivated to lose weight so you can improve your health? Healthcare providers often tell us that whittling that waistline and getting down to a lower weight will... Read More
5 min read | April 10, 2018

The Mediterranean Diet Versus Meds for Heart Health

Cardiovascular disease is still the number one killer in America and has been for the past 80 years. The bright spot in this bleak news is that heart issues are slow to... Read More
6 min read | April 9, 2018

Is Dark Chocolate Good For You?

The story of chocolate begins with the simple bean of the cacao tree. Over 2,000 years ago, the Aztecs were the first to turn those beans into something edible — they... Read More
6 min read | January 29, 2018

5 Sources of Salt You May Not Know About

  February, the month of love and chocolate, also happens to be National Heart Health Month. And what better way to celebrate than taking care of our hearts? Sodium is a... Read More
9 min read | December 13, 2017

The Best Foods for Healthful Fats

Like carbohydrates and protein, fat is a vital macronutrient necessary to support health. Dietary fat helps us absorb key vitamins from food, such as vitamins A, E, D and K,... Read More
3 min read | October 19, 2017

Three Steps to Enjoying a Good Local Hike

When was the last time you went on a hike? If you’re like most city dwellers, it’s been a while since you got up close and personal with Mother Nature. For some, hiking is... Read More

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