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Make the Most of Summer's Bounty!

Good nutrition doesn’t have to consist of inflexible rules or mean you have to sacrifice taste. Summer’s bounty makes it easier than ever to eat healthily and deliciously with loads of gorgeous fruits and vegetables! Farmers’
markets offer many summer delights at reasonable prices. Here are some tips to help you enjoy all that summer has to offer:

March is National Nutrition Month!

Nutrition tips for older adults

Small steps can get you on the road to eating healthy. Here are some tips to help you on your journey to good nutrition and good health!

Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your bowl. Choose foods that provide the nutrients you need without too many calories. Build your healthy plate with foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy and lean protein foods.  Here are a few tips to follow:

Take Care of Your Heart!

February is American Heart Month and according to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.  This is alarming, but there is good news—heart disease is preventable and controllable!  Some of the risk factors that lead to heart disease include Obesity, Physical Inactivity, Smoking, Hypertension and Diabetes. Here are some things you can do to be heart-healthy:

Protecting Your Heart ~ February Facts About Fat!

Love is in the air during the month of February! To protect your heart, you should know that a healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons you have to fight cardiovascular disease and heart disease.

Fats: Clarifying the facts

Our body needs fat to function properly, but too much fat can negatively impact our health.

Harmful fats include the following; you should limit intake of these fats:

  • · Saturated fat comes mainly from animal products.  Food sources include beef, poultry, butter, whole milk, cheese and eggs

Making the Most of Summer’s Bounty

Good nutrition doesn't have to consist of inflexible rules or mean you have to sacrifice taste. Summer is here making it easier than ever to eat healthily and deliciously with loads of gorgeous fruit and vegetables. Farmers markets offer these summer delights at low cost! Here are some tips to help you enjoy summer’s bounty:

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