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Upping My Water Game

Congratulations, you have officially met the world’s worst water drinker. It’s true, I have gone hours, even days without having one sip of water, only sustaining on coffee, soda or juice. Gross I know. Friends and family would constantly go on about the benefits of staying hydrated; better skin, weight loss, promotion of cardiovascular health. […]

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The Joy of Growing Food

Fruits, vegetables, and minimally processed foods are the cornerstones of a healthy diet. Growing your own food or exposing your children to how food is produced is key to developing curiosity, appreciation, and respect for the environment and for good nutrition. If you have your own garden at home, involve your children in age appropriate […]

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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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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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