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A Pecan a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

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April is National Pecan Month, and it’s a great time to learn more about this powerhouse of nutrition. The word pecan is derived from an Algonquin word meaning “nut requiring a stone to crack.” Native tribes in the U.S. and Mexico relied on the nut f... Read full article

A Pet to Love: Having a Pet Helps You Live Longer

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Over 60 percent of households in the United States have a pet, and this is with good reason. Pets provide families with countless hours of cuddles and laughter. Owning a dog or a cat, whether that pet is a rescue or straight from a reputable breeder,... Read full article

Health Benefits of Pineapple

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Pineapple is a delicious tropical super fruit that blends perfectly into smoothies, adds a tangy sweetness to fruit salads and is a perfect snack by itself. Not only is the pineapple delicious, it is packed with many nutrients that boost immunity, re... Read full article

A New Way to Stretch

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“A year ago, I was scheduled for serious back surgery (rods, screws, etc.) However, a local massage therapist helped me realize that the root cause of my back pain was actually a very tight piriformis muscle that was pulling my spine out of position,... Read full article

Wake Up, Coffee, Lunchbox

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You know how it goes…you wake up, have your coffee, get the kids up and dressed, and you realize, “Oh my gosh, I forgot to pack lunches!” Since they eat a lot, we would like the snacks and lunches to be somewhat healthy. Also the food should be with... Read full article



Apple Cider Vinegar

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Not Just for Eating... Read full article

Make Healthy Eating Fun from Lunchtime to Lifetime

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Picture this as your child’s midday meal: a lunchbox filled with colorful tomatoes and peppers, strawberries and a pinwheel whole grain sandwich packed with spinach, lean turkey and low-fat cream cheese.... Read full article

Top 5 Foods For Heart Health

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Our hearts are amazing organs. They pump right around 2,000 gallons of blood through your body in a day. Supporting your heart can be as simple as eating the right foods and moving your body daily. We’ve ranked the top five foods for heart health to ... Read full article

Eat Fresh Blueberries

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Though tiny, blueberries pack a powerful punch when it comes to your health. This sweet and nutritious summer super food has the highest levels of antioxidants of any other fruit, and it provides multiple benefits to both the brain and the body. ... Read full article

Spice it Up with Chef Celeste

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Chef Celeste Gill is a name many Louisianians are becoming familiar with. Her journey to becoming one of the greatest chefs in our area began when she was just a young adult.... Read full article