Category: Nutrition

Eating healthy on a budget

Eating a healthy diet may seem hard on a budget, but smart buying can make stretching your dollar work for your wallet and your health.  Healthy eating can help prevent heart disease, diabetes and some forms of cancer.  It can … Continue reading

Keeping Healthy Through Stress

Stress happens to us all.  It can be in the form of losing a loved one, a change in our lifestyle, or even trying to get that picky eater of ours to eat.  This National Nutrition Month:  “Get Your Plate … Continue reading

Get your plate in shape

Looking ahead in March we celebrate Spring with warm weather and enjoying the outdoors. March is also the celebration of National Nutrition Month.  Each year, National Nutrition Month provides us the opportunity to remind everyone of the basics of healthy … Continue reading

10 ways to make a healthy “plate” for baby

As a parent, it is important to encourage healthy eating even from a very young age. Even when your child is still a baby, there are many ways to begin building healthy habits during mealtime! 10 easy MyPlate strategies for … Continue reading

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