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Healthy Tip of the Week – COVID-19

Did you Know? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.gov) the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Things You Can Do To Support...

Healthy Tip of the Week – Herbs

Did You Know Sodium reduction is a national priority for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency is working with national, state, and local partners to gradually reduce...

Healthy Tip – Holiday Food Safety

Did you know? How to avoid common pitfalls that can turn Holiday Meals into a foodborne illness disaster and how to handle leftovers safely? For more details see, HGIC 3566, Food Safety Pitfalls at...

Healthy Tip – Cranberries

Did you know? The Cranberry is one of only three native North American fruits that was an important source of food long before the Pilgrims arrived. Native Americans, who referred to cranberries as...

Healthy Tip – Avocados

Did you Avocados are one of those nutrient dense foods that provide nearly 20 vitamins and minerals with relatively few calories. Archaeologists have found evidence of avocado consumption going back...

Healthy Tips – Halloween Treats

Candy reigns supreme on Halloween, try these substitutes for a healthier Halloween for your children and your family. Tip 1: Feed your family a nutritious lunch or dinner before trick or treating so...

Healthy Tips – Halloween Safety

Did you know? On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Trick or Treaters should stay in a group and parents...

Healthy Tips – Pumpkins

It’s Pumpkin Season References to pumpkins date back many centuries. Native Americans dried strips of pumpkin and wove them into mats. They also roasted long strips of pumpkin on the open fire and...

Healthy Tips – Carrots

Did you know? Carrots are not always orange and can also be found in purple, white, red or yellow. Carrots were the first vegetable to be canned commercially. Choose well-shaped, smooth, firm, crisp...

Healthy Tips – Asparagus

Did you know? Asparagus is known for its unique, savory taste and is a good source of folate, vitamin K, iron, and fiber. This makes it valuable during pregnancy and means it can contribute to heart...

Healthy Tips – Sweet Potatoes

Did you know? The sweet potato is a starchy, sweet-tasting root vegetable. They have a thin, brown skin on the outside with colored flesh inside, typically orange in color, but other varieties are...

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