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What’s in an Energy Drink?

What’s in an Energy Drink?

Energy drinks are a common way for many people to get an extra boost of energy. Red Bull, Bang, Reign, Monster and Rockstar are among the popular brands. However, be aware of what these drinks contain.

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Healthful Snacking on the Go

Healthful Snacking on the Go

We live in a very fast-paced world. You may eat one or more meals each day away from your home kitchen. Eating out of vending machines or going through the drive-through for a quick bite to eat during your busy day may be common.

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Yes, You Can Grill in the Winter

Yes, You Can Grill in the Winter

Imagine it is the middle of February and you are in Fargo, N.D., or another chilly spot. Can you feel the cold air on your skin?

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The Importance of Social Support During Uncertain Times

The Importance of Social Support During Uncertain Times

The current pandemic has changed a lot of aspects of our everyday lives. Your children or grandchildren may not be going to school every day anymore, or they may be attending classes online from home. You might not be going to work in-person, and you may be working remotely.

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Do You Know How to Trim Sugar During the Holiday Season?

Do You Know How to Trim Sugar During the Holiday Season?

The holidays are nearly here. Many of us are eating our way into the new year. According to the American Heart Association, American adults consume 77 grams of sugar per day and kids consume 81 grams per day. One teaspoon of sugar is about 5 grams, so this adds up to 15 to 16 teaspoons of sugar daily.

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Blue Zones: A Mindful Way of Living

Blue Zones: A Mindful Way of Living

Do you ever dream of living a long, healthful life? Individuals who live in Blue Zones are close to this reality. Blue Zones are different areas of the world, such as Sardinia, Italy, and Okinawa, Japan, which have the highest number of centenarians.

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How to Eat Out (or Take Out) Safely With a Child Who Has Allergies

How to Eat Out (or Take Out) Safely With a Child Who Has Allergies

Having a child with food allergies can be challenging because little ones can be picky eaters and may be “neophobic” (fearful of new foods).

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What Are the Different Types of Vegetarian Diets?

What Are the Different Types of Vegetarian Diets?

People choose what to eat based on lots of reasons. Some people are attracted to eating a vegetarian diet for reasons including price and availability of meat, environmental impacts and disliking the taste, to name a few.

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Winterizing Your Garden for Spring Success

Winterizing Your Garden for Spring Success

Sadly, the emergence of pumpkins on porches and football on Friday nights means that fall has arrived and our gardening days are limited.

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