Category: Nutrition

Eliminate trans-fats? What does THAT mean?

Did you hear the latest from the FDA??  On November 7, 2013, the FDA announced that trans-fats were no longer generally recognized as safe (GRAS).  The 60 day comment period to gain feedback from consumers and industries begins. What does … Continue reading

Check out our healthy cafeteria!

Our cafeteria has been renovated and healthier food options are being showcased! New food, healthier options, old favorites, bright lighting, great prices – so much to tell you!  But, first, let me take you back 16-18 months…when the vision started. … Continue reading

The nuts and bolts about almonds

While I sit at the breakfast room table with our 4 year old sharing a snack of almonds, I realized how much almonds have been a go-to snack in our house. Once again, research shows almonds are a healthy snack. … Continue reading

What do reading and running have in common?

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis 100 Books…100 Miles…Running Clubs, Oh My! What’s it all about?  My kids’ elementary school has had a book club for years, now. It’s actually more of a reading program.  Based on what grade the child is … Continue reading

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