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May is National Strawberry Month

May is National Strawberry Month

May is the beginning of a month full of produce and one special fruit we see in May is Strawberries! Strawberries are not only enjoyable they are good for your health.

Move More Month

Move More Month

April is the start of beautiful weather, in most areas of the country, making it a good time to get outside. With that in mind, the American Heart Association (AHA) has designated April as Move More Month!

April Fools’ Day

April Fools’ Day

April Fools’ Day has a history that many believe goes back to the late 1500’s. Historians have suggested that when calendars switched from the Julian to the Gregorian, moving the first of the year to January 1, not April 1, some people missed the switch. Missing the switch, many continued to celebrate the first of the year on April 1, making them “April Fools”. Ever since then April Fools’ Day has been about practical jokes. As we hit April 1 it is a good time to look at some “nutrition hoaxes.”

National Nutrition Month®

National Nutrition Month®

March is a time for many celebrations. There is March Madness in men’s basketball, spring training in baseball and National Nutrition Month® for your health!

Sodium and Heart Health

Sodium and Heart Health

Sodium is one of the key minerals in our body that helps regulate fluid balance. Fluid balance is one of the reasons why there is a focus on sodium and heart health.

Heart Healthy Foods

Heart Healthy Foods

You probably reacted to that title with an – Of Course it is – reaction. Yes, February is about Valentine’s Day, a time for the heart, but it is also a time to learn about heart healthy foods!

Go Red for Women!

Go Red for Women!

Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths every year! Do you or the women in your life know their risk?

Winter Meals by Slow Cooking!

Winter Meals by Slow Cooking!

While winter has not been as traditionally cold, dark, and gloomy this year, it still is weather that makes me want to enjoy winter meals. One way to make winter meals easy is using a slow cooker.

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