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  • 5 Easy Ways to Increase Fruits and Vegetables in Your Diet
    Fruits and vegetables are naturally low in calories and fat, as well as rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. However, CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly report shows just one in 10 adults achieve the federal fruit or vegetable recommendations, which range from one half to two fruit servings daily and two to three vegetable servings daily. ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, April 2, 2019
  • Family Dinner Statistics
    60 Years Ago, the average dinnertime was 90 minutes. Today it is less than 12 minutes. Why is family dinner so important? Kids and teens who share family dinners 3 or more times per week: Are less likely to be overweight Are more likely to eat healthy foods Perform better academically Are less likely to engage in risky behaviors (drugs, alcohol, sexual activity) Have better relationships with their parents And “More frequent family dinners are ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, March 30, 2019
  • Living with Diabetes: Get Peace of Mind with Life Insurance
    Protect your health, your family’s financial future, and lay your worries to rest with these 5 Things to Do After Being Diagnosed with Diabetes. This helpful article has been sponsored by Mira Financial, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Does Diabetes Affect Someone You Know & Love? I have said it before and I ... Read More about Living with Diabetes: Get Peace of Mind with Life Insurance The post Living with Diabetes: Get ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, March 27, 2019
  • Lemon Parmesan Fusilli with Asparagus and Spinach
    This is the perfect spring recipe since it takes advantage of one of the best seasonal vegetables: asparagus. Watch Jessica make it on Facebook Live at 12:30, ET. Lemon Parmesan Fusilli with Asparagus and Spinach Prep + Cook Time: 25 minutes, Makes 8 servings 16 oz. fusilli noodles (use wheat/gluten-free, if needed) 1 lb. asparagus 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp. butter 1 tsp. minced garlic, (about 2 cloves) 6 – 9 oz. ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, March 27, 2019
  • Diabetes Alert Day: 7 Simple Questions to Assess Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
    Each year on the fourth Tuesday in March, the American Diabetes Association hosts Diabetes Alert Day to help people determine their risk for Type 2 Diabetes. One in every three people are at risk for developing this chronic disease. Type 2 Diabetes increases the risk for developing other chronic health issues involving the heart, kidneys, eyes and nervous system. Often undiagnosed, Type 2 Diabetes can cause unnecessary damage to these vital ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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