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This Woman is Teaching People to Make a Healthy Meal for Six. For Just $1.

This Woman is Teaching People to Make a Healthy Meal for Six. For Just $1.

Written by on November 16, 2015 in Celebrating Your Story with 0 Comments

How much would it cost for you to make a healthy meal for six? $30? $23? The people of Bangalore, India can do it for just $1—thanks to the efforts of Teh Chee Wen. Chee Wen has a passion for health and nutrition, and she’s has been putting it to good use in the slums […]

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Pregnant Women: Is Your Baby’s Nutrition Missing this Key Ingredient?

Pregnant Women: Is Your Baby’s Nutrition Missing this Key Ingredient?

Written by on October 23, 2015 in products, Supplement Spotlight with 0 Comments

Pregnancy brings along for the ride a whole barrel-full of questions about nutrition and supplements. I’ve known many women that are completely confident about their health and taking supplements during their “everyday” life who then start to question whether or not they should continue taking supplements while they’re pregnant. Um, YES!!! During pregnancy and while […]

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Reese’s or Snickers? Which Halloween Candy is Really the Best Choice?

Reese’s or Snickers? Which Halloween Candy is Really the Best Choice?

Written by on October 13, 2015 in Healthy Balance with 1 Comment

Halloween is upon us and temptation is everywhere: on desks, in stores and pretty soon in your child’s plastic pumpkin. If you’re one of those people who are incredibly strong-willed, maybe you can avoid candy for the whole season. You get extra points from us (and your dentist)! But for the rest of us, when we give […]

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8 Tips to Help You Eat Locally

8 Tips to Help You Eat Locally

Written by on September 18, 2015 in Health & Fitness with 1 Comment

Eating local foods is healthy for you, the environment and the community. By choosing locally-sourced goods, you’ll not only support farmers, bakers and artisans in your community, but you’ll also be adding the freshest-tasting foods available to your diet. Another, often unrealized, benefit to going local is the relationships you’ll form within your community. You’ll […]

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As a Matter of Fat

As a Matter of Fat

Written by on September 10, 2015 in Infographic with 3 Comments

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on 9/10/2015 and updated 1/18/2016 All it takes is opening a cupboard or searching through the fridge to discover the truth: we are obsessed with low-fat foods. From fat-free salad dressings and light potato chips to low-fat frozen waffles and 100-calorie snack packs—somewhere along the line, we were […]

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Low Carb vs. Low Fat: What Diet is Right for You?

Low Carb vs. Low Fat: What Diet is Right for You?

Written by on August 5, 2015 in Health & Fitness with 3 Comments

Raise of hands: how many of you think that fats are bad for you? Fat. It’s a small, one-syllable word that strikes fear in the hearts of many a dieter. Ever since low-fat diets became the latest fad, fat has largely been shunned from most weight-loss conversations. Cut the fat and you won’t be fat, […]

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