Pumpkins aren’t just for Halloween! These versatile vegetables are an excellent source of vitamin A and dietary fiber. To demonstrate different ways you can incorporate this seasonal superstar, MyPlate is showcasing five easy recipes with pumpkin as the main ingredient.
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National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 23-29, 2016
Nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause...Read Full Article
This month, as we enjoy Halloween, let's celebrate our freedom from an unhealthy lifestyle and embrace renewed well-being. We can strive to have more energy, confidence, and overall satisfaction. I will help you make those changes you have been wanting to make for so long, and the benefits will...Read Full Article
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.
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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).
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
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