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Tips for a healthier Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving: the air is cooler, the colors are vibrant, and our plates are full – both with busy schedules and hearty fall fare. For many people, the holiday season brings more than joy – it can also bring unwanted … Continue reading

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Pumpkins are Super Foods!

Pumpkins’ bright orange color may make them a good substitute for traffic cones, but the real power behind their hue is beta-carotene, a provitamin that is converted to vitamin A in the body. Known for its immune-boosting powers, beta-carotene is … Continue reading

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Healthy Labor Day Picnic Ideas

Over the years, Labor Day has evolved from purely a labor union celebration into a “last fling of the summer” festival. But don’t let uninvited guests spoil your fun! Poor planning (or carelessness) can increase the risk of food-borne illness; … Continue reading

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Back to school nutrition basics

The start of the school year is fast approaching, are you ready? Keep in mind these tips to make sure the school year starts off on the right foot! Start each day with a healthy, balanced breakfast! “Studies show breakfast … Continue reading

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Super Foods for Heart Disease

We all know a healthy diet can help reduce your risk, especially when coupled with regular exercise and maintaining a reasonable weight. But what really are the best foods to include on your weekly menu to keep your heart healthy … Continue reading

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Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving: the air is cooler, the colors are vibrant, and our plates are full – both with busy schedules and hearty fall fare. For many people, the holiday season brings more than joy – it can also bring unwanted … Continue reading

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Wellness is not trivial….pursue it!

Webster Wellness Fair Wednesday, September 19 11:30a – 5:30p University Center & Quad Students, faculty and staff!  Webster Wellness reminds you to MARK:  Set a wellness goal MOVE:  Move towards your goal MONITOR:  Assess where you are in meeting your … Continue reading

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Sugar Shockers — how much sugar is too much?

Sugar Shockers: How much sugar is too much? When we think of sugary sweets, we usually think of desserts like cookies, cakes or candy. However, high amounts of sugar can be found in some unlikely places including low-fat snack foods, … Continue reading

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The ABCs of Child Nutrition and Physical Activity: Raising a Happy, Healthy Eater

Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD Aug. 21 – 12:30 p.m. (ET), 11:30 a.m. (CT) Register now | Speaker biography | Speaker blog Getting kids to enjoy and embrace a healthy diet and regular physical fitness can be a real challenge for … Continue reading

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