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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Recent data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that half of the US population consumes at least one sugar sweetened beverage every day. On average every day, men consume 178 calories from sugar sweetened beverages and women, 103 calories. Soda makes up the majority of sugar sweetened beverages that are consumed in this country, all too often replacing healthier...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Happy Halloween! The fun and spooky holiday is almost here and we know how tempting all those unhealthy treats are this time of year, so we are here to help.
Today, the most popular treats given out on Halloween are chips with saturated and trans fats, chocolates with loads of refined sugar and bad fats, gum with artificial sweeteners, colors and flavors, and lollipops and...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Ebola has been all over the news and social media platforms recently. It can be difficult to understand exactly what the Ebola virus is when there is so much media coverage and casual conversation surrounding the epidemic. I've decided to do some research so that I could learn more.
First of all, the Ebola virus is an epidemic in West Africa, The word...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Get ready because Halloween is just around the corner and October marks Halloween Safety Month!
This time of year is exciting for kids and parents, too. Here are some helpful tips to keep your children safe and away from harm’s way this season.
- Have the talk first! Make sure your children or children you know hear about...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
There are some good arguments out there proving that the sandwich is the world’s best meal. I mean, you can put just about anything between two slices of bread and come out with a yummy and satisfying lunch creation. Sandwiches are great at any time of the day and are perfect for brown-bagging. The trouble is, sandwiches can be pretty unimpressive by nutritional standings if you...