Nutrition Articles

Healthy food doesn’t just magically show up at your house. You’ve got to shop for it, and with the overwhelming number of choices available in today’s grocery stores, this can be challenging. Here are seven tips on how to fill your cart with the good stuff.

1. Shop the Perimeter...Read Full Article

If you’ve got the summertime blues (or the blues at any time of year, for that matter), don’t fear—these mood-boosting food secrets can help put a little extra pep in your step!

Strategy #1: Have oatmeal for breakfast (or for any meal).

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When it comes to weight management, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, and decreasing inflammation, making small, incremental dietary changes is the way to go. Trying to make too...Read Full Article

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation County Health Rankings compares counties within each state, throughout the country, on more than 30 factors that impact public health.  Since 2011, Ulster County has moved from #35 to #16 out of 62 counties, a better than 50% improvement.  This ranking has been...Read Full Article

Filed Under: Fitness | Health | Healthy Lifestyle

At Waddell Language Academy, a K-8 School in North Carolina, Monica Mitchell-Giraudo, a French immersion middle school teacher, instructs 19 sixth-graders to gather into a circle.

“Okay, everyone, let’s take a few mindful breaths, and think about our gratitude for Amy, who brought us...Read Full Article

It’s the holidays and for most Americans, that means eating – lots of eating – followed by weight gain and a New Year’s resolution to ...Read Full Article

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It's that time of year: The clock has turned back, Halloween is over, stores are preparing for the holidays and our diets go by the wayside.

Farewell, bikinis and salads. Hello, big sweaters and comfort food....Read Full Article

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 You recognize the signs of a slow decline to boring school lunches and snacks. You see the signs in the same shopping list, the lack of interest on your child's face when you run through the list of options and snacks that stick around in their lunch bag...Read Full Article

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