Happy Holidays!

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  Wishing you Happy, Healthy and Safe Holidays!      

What To Do When The Holidays Drain You…

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As exciting as it is, Holiday commotion can be very stressful!  Reminders of the coming joy with Christmas songs, parties, foods, constant bombardment of shopping or gift advertisements, and reminders of emotional tensions or lost loved ones.  If you are celebrating Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, other celebrations, or none at all, you are not immune to the stress of the season.  Don’t …

Different Types of Good Fat Explained

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Now this is a big topic to take on for a blog entry, so we’re just going to go through some of the basics. Some of this information is gleaned from the Food As Medicine conference with the Center for Mind Body Medicine.  More specifically, from Kathie Madonna Swift MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ. We need a mix of different types …

Adapt a Recipe: Holiday Oatmeal

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Changing recipes to be healthier or suit your individual nutritional needs, need not be daunting.  Here is a simple one to start with: Holiday Oatmeal.  Oatmeal is well known for it’s soluble fiber content, which is beneficial for preventing heart disease, protecting against diabetes and helping to manage blood sugar levels, aiding in weight loss, and for healthy bowel movements.   …

Keep Up The Exercise Through the Holidays

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Busy schedules, tasty food, party hosting, valued time with friends and family, decorating, gift wrapping, baking traditions…and continuing to take care of your health.  Somehow, the health aspect of our lives often gets pushed to the end of the list at this wonderful time of the year.  How about taking some time to plan ahead so that you can carve …

Get Up to Date on Nutrition

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    How do you stay up-to-date on the latest nutrition information?  With so many articles and sources, it’s tough to recognize what is reliable information on nutrition. While I am not a registered dietitian or licensed nutritionist, I do have a good amount of knowledge in this area and have attended some fantastic continuing education conferences on this topic. …