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March is National Nutrition Month

Every year we celebrate National Nutrition Month in March. This month is created annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in an effort to educate people about how they can make changes for a healthier lifestyle, starting with food. The theme for 2015 is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle.” The Academy of Nutrition and […]

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New Year: New Foods

One of the best goals that you can set for yourself in the New Year is a goal that affects all areas of your life: good nutrition. When your body is getting the proper nutrition it needs, you will feel better and have more physical and mental energy. Here are some nutrition goals for 2015 […]

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Moringa Recipe Ideas

Moringa oleifera, or, the Moringa tree, is a tree that has been around for thousands of years. Many people have used various parts of the Moringa tree for its many health benefits, but only recently are these benefits becoming known around the world. The Moringa tree is indigenous to India, in the foothills of the […]

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School Lunch or Packed Lunch?

School lunches are starting to shake their bad reputation. The days of considering ketchup a vegetable are behind us, thanks to the National School Lunch Program’s new nutritional guidelines. Many changes have been made, including not allowing fruit strips or drops to be counted as a serving of fruit. Now, schools are offering fruits and […]