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Healthier Fast Food Choices

September 23, 2022 — Back-to-school days often mean tighter schedules – and stopping by the favorite drive-thru for a quick meal fix. But those calories can add up fast, and carrying extra pounds increases the risk of heart disease, arthritis, stroke, diabetes, some cancers and even Alzheimer’s disease. We hope you eat healthy, well-balanced meals with fresh fruits and... Read More

How Nutritional Needs Change as You Age

March 2, 2021 — As we age, we start noticing all the ways our bodies are changing. We may start slowing down, get “mystery” aches and pains, or experience strange new effects after eating things we’ve always eaten. In fact, according to food science researchers at Colorado State University Extension, as we age, our body undergoes several changes that... Read More

Essential Nutrients for an Aging Body

September 10, 2019 —   Although the New Year is still a few months away, for many of us, September always feels a little like a time for new beginnings. Schoolchildren start a new year of learning, football fans get ready for four months of cheering their favorite team, and the crisp air and turning leaves remind us that... Read More

Fasting May Help Heal Your Body and Your Mind

April 10, 2019 —   Last month, we discussed superfoods that may help improve your health. This month, we’re exploring how abstaining from eating – commonly referred to as fasting – may also benefit your health. Fasting is a controlled window of time — 16 hours, a day, or even a week — where one goes without food (but... Read More

Ten Superfoods that May Help Improve Your Health

March 12, 2019 —   March is National Nutrition Month, making this the perfect time to take a look at some of the foods that have been shown to improve health, reduce risk for many diseases and increase longevity. There’s a lot of conflicting information surrounding the foods and beverage we eat and drink. Is chocolate good or bad... Read More

Food and Nutrition: Separating Fact from Fiction

May 15, 2018 —   One of the most important things we can do to maintain a healthy body and mind is to eat nutritiously. This can be a challenge for many people, because not only do most of us have a “guilty pleasure” when it comes to food, different studies tell us different things and sometimes it seems... Read More

The Importance of Nutrition in Rehabilitation

August 15, 2017 —   Surgery, an injury or a medical event such as a stroke or heart attack can create havoc in the body. A critical and often overlooked factor in aiding recovery from such events is nutrition. The right nutrients can help a body heal more quickly. There are several conditions that can exacerbate pain and slow... Read More