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Halloween is a fun time for carving pumpkins, dressing up in costumes, going out trick-or-treating and having a Halloween party.  Many kids wait all year for the night when they can go out collecting

PUMPKIN … Don’t Just Carve It, Eat the Powerhouse!

   Pumpkin is more than just a decorative Halloween candleholder, it’s a nutritious powerhouse; so, don’t try to dodge the pumpkins at the local farmer’s market, pick one up and buy it.  Pumpkins are

Grilling and Chilling

Hot off the grill Summertime means grilling time. Although summer is the traditional time for grilling and chilling, many of us grill all year long. Did you know that according to a survey conducted


  Registered Dietitians…  Bring Food and Nutrition Who is a Registered Dietitian? Registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts who translate the science of nutrition into practical solutions

Nutrition From the Ground Up

March is National Nutrition Month®.   National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign that is created annually by the American Dietetic Association. The campaign focuses

Cold Weather and Your Lungs

If you have lung disease, you may wonder why you feel more breathless when the thermometer drops. For some people with chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD) and asthma,

Hurrraaayyy It’s MARDI GRAS!

Excitement, parades, floats, costumes, colors, music playing, delicious food and fun, fun, fun;  It’s MARDI GRAS!  Mardi Gras has been traced back to Medieval Europe, so bring a little tradition and

CHOCOLATE! A Tasty Sweet for Your Sweetheart

Chocolate and Valentine’s Day go hand in hand. Not only is chocolate a sweet gift, but dark chocolate, when eaten in moderation, is a healthy treat. Not only is it satisfying, dark chocolate provides