The Power of Mindful Eating

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s all too easy to fall into the habit of multitasking. This true, even when it comes to something as fundamental as eating. With smartphones constantly buzzing and screens beckoning, many of us find ourselves mindlessly scrolling through social media feeds or...

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Why do STI screenings even matter?

In a world where health is paramount, routine screenings for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) play a pivotal role in safeguarding individual well-being and public health. Despite the discomfort or stigma associated with discussing these topics,...

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Lower-Sodium Foods : Shopping List

Most people eat much more sodium (salt) than they need. This can lead to health problems like high blood pressure. To lower the amount of sodium in your diet, follow these tips when you go food shopping to find lower-sodium foods: Choose fresh instead of processed foods when you can Use the...

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Healthy Snacks : Quick Tips for Parents

Snacks don’t need to be unhealthy. There are plenty of healthy snack options that give your school-aged kids important nutrients and help satisfy hunger between meals. Try these healthy snack ideas. Combine fruits and veggies with dairy or proteins: Make “ants on a log” (celery with peanut...

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Pack Your Lunch, Save Money and Get Healthier

Cooking meals at home and packing your lunch is a simple yet effective way to save money and improve your diet. By controlling portion sizes and reducing food waste through the use of bulk purchases and meal planning, it is easy to make homemade meals a seamless part of your routine. Why not just...

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Fats: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Are you feeling confused about fats in your diet? Do you want to know which fats are good for you and which ones to avoid? Well, you’ve come to the right place!  The Different Fats in Your Diet First things first, not all fats in your diet are created equal. Some are essential for our...

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Quick Tips to Grow Your Own Food

Is gardening to save money possible? Well, if you grow the right things for you, yes! Grow your own food and save a huge amount of money, time, and even space with these do it yourself gardening hacks. Plus, incorporating some gardening into your routine can get you some light exercise in your...

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Sodium is out, Spices are in

Sodium is found in many of the foods we eat, and most of us get more of it than we need. This is because salt is already added to a lot of the foods we buy and dishes we order, and you may not even realize it. It is used by food manufacturers and others who prepare foods as a preservative and to...

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