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Feel Good Foods

by Jessica Malen

Your gastrointestinal tract is lined with a hundred million neurons – the same stuff that’s in your brain! This means your digestive system doesn’t just help you to process food, it also helps monitor your emotions. The function of those… Continue Reading →

The FDA is Giving the Nutrition Facts Label a Makeover

by Jessica Malen

The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has issued new regulations to the Nutrition Facts labels on packaged food. This is the first major change since 1994. Read on to see how this new label can help you make more informed… Continue Reading →

Save Money and Peace of Mind With These Grocery Store Tips

by Kristy Hegner

Ever get overwhelmed when it comes to grocery shopping? Read on to learn how to navigate the grocery store with your health in mind, all while saving time and money.  Meal Plan Start with a meal plan for the week… Continue Reading →

Choose This, Not That: Added Sugar

by Kristy Hegner

Consuming too much added sugar, or refined sugar is much easier than you may think. You don’t need to guzzle soda or eat sweets regularly to consume too much added sugar. Added sugar is found in foods that are considered… Continue Reading →

Chili-Lime Roasted Chickpeas

by Jen Bucciarelli

These are great as a healthy snack or salad topper for your springtime adventures or workday! Ingredients Servings: 4 Serving Size: ¼ cup 1 (15.5-ounce) can chickpeas (or dry chickpeas) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 lime, zested 1 teaspoon… Continue Reading →

Decoding Food Label Claims: What You Should Know

by Kristy Hegner

Food labels and claims can be extremely confusing, especially due to the vast variety of them and how food products are marketed. Find out what you are truly consuming by understanding the following labels. “100% Organic” The product contains 100… Continue Reading →

Simple Shortcuts to Healthier Eating

by Kristy Hegner

Home cooking is a big way to eat healthier. Are you trying to prepare more home-cooked meals but running into the dilemma of a busy schedule? Healthy cooking can be quick. Discover several kitchen shortcuts to get the most out… Continue Reading →

Healthier Winter Spaghetti

by Jen Bucciarelli

Yield: 8 servings Ingredients 2 red bell peppers, chopped 2 medium red onions, chopped 1 8-ounce container mushrooms of choice, sliced 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 box whole-grain spaghetti noodles or roasted spaghetti squash 1 pound lean ground… Continue Reading →

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