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food waste

Reducing Food Waste

One of the most important contributions we can make to society is to help reduce food waste. Based on estimates from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service, food waste is estimated at between 30-40% of the U.S.’s food supply. This amount of waste greatly impacts food security, resource conservation and climate […]

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family activity

Inspiring Family Activities!

Did you know that we can inspire one another to be more active? This year’s Sports & Fitness Industry Association’s annual Topline Participation Report revealed some interesting statistics. The percentage of Americans aged six and over that are physically inactive is at about 27.6% (this number has remained just about the same since 2012). The […]

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heart healthy

February is National Heart Health Month

National Heart Health Month is an initiate to motivate people of all ages to take care of their health to prevent cardiovascular disease. Although some children are born with heart problems, many others who are born healthy can develop cardiovascular disease because they have poor lifestyle habits. Many of these poor lifestyle habits begin in childhood […]

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alcohol

Alcohol and Children’s Health

  It is important that we are mindful of how our actions affect others. Especially as a parent, we are constant role models. Our lifestyle behaviors and choices will ultimately shape our children. This can serve as a motivation to better care for ourselves, both mentally and physically. Statistics show that 56% of American adults […]

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home garden

Prepping your Home Garden

As the winter draws near, our homes keep us busy with fall cleanup! Aside from clearing the leaves, pruning plants and getting our home ready for the cold of the winter, it is easy to overlook the home garden. If you want a successful garden for the next growing season, there are things we should […]

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shopper

Be a Thrifty Food Shopper

You are not alone when it seems like you spend a small fortune with every trip to the supermarket. Good food for you and your family is a good investment towards good health. By eating well today and teaching your family to make good food choices, will keep everyone healthier. Making lists, checking store flyers […]

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lunch box

Lunchbox Blues at School

We all know that we need to eat for energy. A long day at school requires good nourishment but some kids struggle with eating lunch and snacks while at school. My son often comes home with a barely touched lunchbox. There are common reasons why this may happen as identified by kidseatright – learn how to […]

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