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Are Fruits and Vegetables the Keys to Living Longer?

Are Fruits and Vegetables the Keys to Living Longer?

Written by on March 18, 2016 in Ask the Scientists, Health & Fitness with 0 Comments

Everyone knows that we need to eat our fruits and vegetables. Whether we do it or not is another story, but we all know that we should be eating them. So how do you think you do? The current recommendations are 2-4 servings of fruit per day and 3-5 servings of vegetables every day. Even […]

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Get the Right Nutrition for Your Eye Health

Get the Right Nutrition for Your Eye Health

Written by on February 17, 2016 in Scientifically Speaking with 1 Comment

When it comes to eye health, I realize that I’ve been really lucky. I never had to wear glasses or contact lenses. I never had to squint to read the whiteboard or my book. I can see pretty decently at night and my peripheral vision has saved me from innumerable car accidents. Then there was […]

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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 1 Comment

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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