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It’s lunch hour at the office and your stomach is growling. You’re debating between fast food, vending machine food, or the slightly stale sandwich you brought from home yesterday and left overnight in the refrigerator -none of which is appealing. Where do you turn for a healthy and nourishing...
 
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September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Several studies have shown that diet and exercise are important for prostate health. They help boost the immune system, speed up recovery time from cancer treatment and improve the overall quality of life. Here are 7 suggestions for prostate cancer prevention and...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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When we think of herbs today, sadly we think of bottles or capsules. While herbs were used as medicine, they are really a way to enhance the flavor and health benefits of a plant-based diet. Here are five herbs with medicinal properties that can spice up your cooking. Ginger Ginger root is used medicinally for ... Herbs Enhance Meals and Health
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Most researchers and health professionals now recognize that LDL or “bad cholesterol” plays the major role in promoting coronary artery disease (CAD) and also a major role for strokes. There is general agreement that saturated fat, cholesterol and trans-fatty acids should be reduced in the diet in order to lower LDL and reduce CAD. But ... The Olive Oil Debate
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    With summer produce at it’s peak, now is the perfect time to make all those eating changes that you’ve been promising yourself you would make. Fruits and vegetables are brimming with lots of fiber, nutrients and disease-fighting phytochemicals. Here is a handy chart for enjoying them.  By:...