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Kristy Hegner

Cooking Oils: Healthy Choices and Correct Uses

by Kristy Hegner

Discover the Healthiest Oils to Cook With and How to Use Them Correctly! With several cooking oils available at the grocery store, it’s sometimes hard to know what type to use and when. Read on for a guide on how… Continue Reading →

Healthy Veggie Breakfast Casserole

by Kristy Hegner

Try This Healthy Veggie Casserole for Breakfast! Check out this month’s recipe, which features a veggie-packed breakfast casserole that’s perfect for the holidays and can be made a day ahead to save time. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 40… Continue Reading →

The Rise of Colon Cancer in Young Adults

by Kristy Hegner

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed among both men and women, as well as the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. And unfortunately, colorectal cancer rates are rising for Americans under the age of… Continue Reading →

Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

by Kristy Hegner

A simple and delicious holiday recipe! Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes  Ingredients 3 medium sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons light butter 3 tablespoons non-fat plain yogurt 1 teaspoon… Continue Reading →

The Different Types of Diabetes

by Kristy Hegner

November is designated as Diabetes Awareness Month, a time to bring awareness to the common types of diabetes: type 1, type 2 and gestational. Diabetes affects one in 10 Americans and about 84 million others are at risk of developing… Continue Reading →

Enjoy a Healthier Fall With These Helpful Tips

by Kristy Hegner

Be the Healthiest You Can Be This Fall by Following Simple, Yet Important Tips Read on to discover ways you can make the most out of this fall, while living your healthiest life. With the current pandemic still affecting most… Continue Reading →

Living Well With Type 2 Diabetes: Myths vs. Facts

by Kristy Hegner

When it comes to any complicated disease or topic, you will likely hear or read information on the topic from various sources, including the internet and from friends and family. Unfortunately, you can’t always rely on information you receive to… Continue Reading →

Living Well With Diabetes: Managing Your Diabetes Through a Healthy Lifestyle

by Kristy Hegner

Learn How to Manage Your Diabetes with Nutrition and Physical Activity Managing your diabetes does not have to be as challenging as it may seem initially. Although there is a lot of information to learn about the condition, taking steps… Continue Reading →

Managing Your Children’s Education While Working From Home

by Kristy Hegner

With many school districts closing for months, many parents are struggling with how to continue educating their school-age children while managing their job responsibilities.  This unprecedented time period, which for many means confined to their own household, is a learning… Continue Reading →

Living Well With Diabetes: Just Diagnosed

by Kristy Hegner

Approximately one in 10 Americans have diabetes with about 90-95% of them having type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that is also progressive, but with proper management, you can stop or slow many of the complications… Continue Reading →

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