Nutrition Newsletter

September 2021 Nutrition Newsletter

One of the things the pandemic forced many people to do was cook and eat at home. With many restaurants back open, we’re now seeing diners rushing out to eat. This results in record crowds and long wait times. While it’s nice to be able to dine out again, cooking at home can still be…

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August 2021 Nutrition Newsletter

The August topic in our Positive Resolutions for the New Year project is Drink Up. Why? Hydration is vital to good health, especially during hot summer days. The key to good hydration is to choose water, unsweetened iced tea, and fruit smoothies and other beverages without added processed sugars.

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July 2021 Nutrition Newsletter

We’re halfway through 2021! This has been a challenging year for everyone and none of us needs pressure to make major changes to our lives. That’s why, instead of suggesting sweeping resolutions to totally change your lifestyle, earlier this year we offered the idea of Positive Resolutions for the New Year.

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June 2021 Nutrition Newsletter

It’s June and we’re six months into our Positive Resolution project. This month’s resolution topic focuses on plant proteins and encourages everyone to eat a plant! This topic continues the themes from the past three months which were whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. Adding plant proteins easily builds upon these earlier achievements.

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May 2021 Nutrition Newsletter

Our May goal for the Positive Resolution Project is to add more vegetables to your eating pattern! This is the fifth month of adding a positive achievement each month to those already accomplished in earlier months this year. The goal is to have twelve new habits and a healthier lifestyle at the end of the…

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March 2021 Nutrition Newsletter

We’re moving into the third month of our Positive Resolutions for 2021 project. With this project, the goal is to achieve one new, positive goal each month this year, adding each new goal onto the goals from past months. This month, we’ll move into a specific nutrition topic: Get Some Whole Grains.  

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February 2021 Nutrition Newsletter

We’re already into the second month of the New Year and our Positive Resolutions for 2021 project. The goal is to achieve one new thing each month – a positive goal –and then add on to that each month. At the end of the year you’ll have twelve new habits and a healthier lifestyle.  

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January 2021 Nutrition Newsletter

We don’t really know what to expect in the New Year. Think back to January of last year and the goals or plans you had for 2020. So much has changed since then. One comment We’ve heard over and over during this past year is that next year will be better… looking forward to 2021.…

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December 2020 Nutrition Newsletter

A new study gives more reason to “go fish” and reduce animal-based protein sources in your diet. According to a new study from Northwestern Medicine and Cornell University consuming just 2 servings of beef, processed meat or poultry on a weekly basis has been found to raise the risk of cardiovascular disease by 3 to…

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November 2020 Nutrition Newsletter

Need more reason to bump up your fruit and veggie intake? Chew on this. A recent Canadian study among middle and older adults finds that heavy intake of vegetables and fruits improves cognitive function. Among study participants between the ages of 45 to 85, a Mediterranean diet improved mental status. Researchers suggest that eating more…

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