Health

Make mealtimes about more than just healthy food

Make mealtimes about more than just healthy food

Making time to sit down as a family to eat a home-cooked meal not only sets a great example for kids about the importance of healthy food, it can bring a family together—even moody teenagers love to eat tasty, home-cooked meals! Regular family meals provide comfort. Knowing the whole family will …

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Refined Carbs and Sugar: The Diet Saboteurs

Bad or simple carbs are the comfort foods we often crave: pasta, fries, pizza, white bread, and sugary treats. Choosing good carbs instead can improve your health, mood, and waistline. What are refined, simple, or “bad” carbs? Bad or simple carbohydrates include sugars and refined grains that have been stripped …

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healthy eating as you age

healthy eating as you age

Healthy eating is important at any age, but becomes even more so as we reach midlife and beyond. As well as keeping your body healthy, eating well can also be the key to a positive outlook and staying emotionally balanced. But healthy eating doesn’t have to be about dieting and …

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The benefits of healthy food for kids

The benefits of healthy food for kids

Peer pressure and TV commercials for junk food can make getting your children to eat well an uphill struggle. Factor in your own hectic schedule and it’s no wonder so many kids’ diets are built around convenience and takeout food. But switching to a healthy diet can have a profound …

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