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Nutrient Claims on Food Labels

Are you familiar with the label language on food products in the grocery store? The label on a can of pears says there is “no added sugar.” The words on a milk carton boast that it is...

Potassium

Healthy people seldom have problems getting enough potassium if they eat a varied diet. But for those who are sick, with vomiting and diarrhea, potassium losses can become severe. People with...

Fat in Your Diet

Fats and oils are part of a healthful diet. Your body needs some dietary fat to function properly. Fat: is a source of energy. is a carrier of fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K) from food into...

Physical Activity Pyramid

Being physically active is one of the most important things people of all ages can do to maintain and improve their health. According to the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, moving...

How Can My Pet Better My Health? 

Owning a pet may be beneficial to your overall health in the long run. Pets act as companions and may keep us comforted in troubling times. They may also help you stay in shape or get back into...

Yoga for Every Body

Attending weekly yoga classes can help you take charge of your health and happiness. A little goes a long way – 30 minutes of gentle yet effective movement can work wonders for your body....

Where Can I Buy Local Produce?

Including more whole foods in your diet, such as fruits and vegetables, can keep your body healthy and functioning at its best. Fruits and vegetables contain high amounts of essential nutrients like...

Meditation

What is Meditation? Meditation is a mental practice designed to improve concentration, increase awareness in present surroundings, and familiarize yourself with the nature of your mind. While...

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself!

The world you see is seen by you alone. You have your own unique set of thoughts, opinions, beliefs, and values that shape your world and guide you through life. While you may have a good...

Goal-Setting 101

The month of January is associated with new beginnings and opportunities to become a better version of yourself. A large part of manifesting these improvements involves self-awareness and the...

Hypertension Management Program (HMP)

January is a time for taking charge of goals and setting new intentions for the coming year. Most have a health-related goal somewhere on their list but struggle to follow through without proper...

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