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8 Tips for a more nutritious BBQ!

Do you love BBQs but feel like they are a hard place to be when trying to make healthy choices? You are not alone. Most BBQs are full of processed meats, fried chips, sugary desserts, and high-fat side salads. So you may be wondering how you can still enjoy this popular event without compromising your health goals...
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Tips to Make Healthy Meal Planning Easier

One of the hardest parts of cooking is deciding what to cook! When we set aside a few minutes each week to meal plan, we save time in the kitchen and eat healthier. I want to offer you some tips to help you make your meal planning a success.
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Make Healthy Meals from Pantry Staples

Life happened and your meal plan got derailed. Don’t worry, you can still prepare a healthy meal if you keep some simple staples in your pantry. To be prepared for times like these, it’s important to start with a well stocked pantry. How do you create a well-stocked pantry?
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5 Recipes for a Healthy Thanksgiving

Two words often come to mind in November: Thankful AND Healthy. And this month’s Feeding MaxWell Challenge will show you how to combine both!
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Meals to Improve Mental Health

Most Americans are in the habit of consuming fried food, prepackaged meals, and sugary beverages. Unfortunately, these foods are highly processed, pro-inflammatory, and put you at a higher risk for developing mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression.
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Eat for Longevity!

People are living longer today than ever before. Yet, the elderly may not be living as healthy a lifestyle as in previous generations. Proper nutrition can help protect cellular health, reduce inflammation and improve the immune system. Diet is a major player in determining how well you age.
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Therapeutic Foods to Energize You!

Let your diet fuel you up to stay energized all day long!   Life can be hectic with kids back in school, or at least back to on-line school in 2020. All the activities that come with school or getting…

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Veggies & Beans Beat High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is affected by many dietary and behavioral components such as adiposity, sodium intake, potassium intake, alcohol consumption, and toxic burden.
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New Ways to Eat Your Veggies

It's no secret that vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Most of us could use a few more vegetables in our day. In fact, the CDC (Center for Disease Control) tells us only 1 out of 10 adults consume the recommended amount of vegetables.
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Getting Started on a Mediterranean Plan

To celebrate the Mediterranean diet month this May, let’s discuss the many benefits that come along with the Mediterranean way of life. The Mediterranean diet is based on the eating habits of the people living in the many different countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea; however, it is not just for the Mediterranean population. Health benefits have been seen in many different populations when a Mediterranean-style diet is followed.