Healthy Eating for the Hoildays

Holiday Turkey

  Cakes, pies, cookies and candy. The holidays are a time of feasting upon a variety of foods, including sweets. You don’t have to avoid all of your favorite treats during the holidays. Just … [Read more...]

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

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  Have you ever visit a nursing home lately?  Have you notice that there are more senior citizens are being diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease?  In a Gallup poll commissioned by the … [Read more...]

Lupus Awareness Month

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I have notice in recent years the increase rates of people being diagnosis with this chronic, autoimmune disease called Lupus.  There has been a lot of big misunderstanding about this disease.  … [Read more...]

National Cholesterol Month

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  September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high.  It also time to learn about lipid profiles … [Read more...]

Healthy Back to School Snacks

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It is back to school time again.  My, how time goes by so quickly.  This is the time where a lot of our darling children will come home from a long day of school screaming,  “ Mom!” “What’s … [Read more...]

National Picnic Month

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  Everyone is familiar with Independence Day on July 4th is celebrated during the month of July but alot of us do not know that it is also National Picnic Month.  We have all come to … [Read more...]

It is Time to Eat Your Fresh Local Fruits and Vegetable!

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June is the month to start shopping for local foods from local farms in the West Georgia Atlanta area. The local Douglasville, Georgia Farmers Market that I go to is a very small and fairly new. … [Read more...]

National Mediterranean Diet Month

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  Since 1990 the popularity of the Mediterranean Diet has exploded worldwide.  This modern nutritional healthy diet is inspired by the traditional dietary patterns of Spain, southern Italy, … [Read more...]

It’s Spring Time! Time for Community Gardening!

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It is that time again to play in the dirt!  April is National Garden Month where every community, organizations and individuals nationwide is starting to toil the soil and nurturing their plants.  … [Read more...]

National Nutrition Month

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The month of March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is "Get Your Plate in Shape".  This campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing … [Read more...]