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‘An Apple a Day…..’

  In honor of the approaching apple season, here is a few simple, healthy, and delicious apple recipes.  Enjoy!   Homemade Applesauce   Ingredients 1/3 cup unsweetened apple juice 3/4 pound tart apples, peeled and quartered 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions In a blender or food processor, combine all ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl. Cover
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Eat HEALTHY This Hurricane Season

Healthy Hurricane Preparations – Storing, Preparing, and Eating Well When the Power Goes Out! It’s important to take the necessary precautions and store water and food (and have an emergency plan for medication and medical supplies), during hurricane season on the east coast. In the unfortunate event that you lose power during an emergency–such as a hurricane or tropical storm, keep an eye on
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School Lunch

Breakfast is often called the most important meal of the day,  but lunch also plays a critical role in children’s overall health and school performance. When children skip lunch, they are likely to have trouble concentrating in the classroom, lack energy for sports and overeat on low-nutrient, after-school snacks. Whether children eat lunch at home, enjoy a school-provided lunch or pack a lunch box,
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And the BEST way to Re-fuel after exercise is…

People frequently ask: “What should I eat after I exercise?” or “Should I start drinking protein shakes after the gym?” or, “Should I eat dinner before, or after I work out?” and my personal favorite….. “But won’t I just replace all the calories I just expended, if I eat something after working out?” The answer to that final question is: NO, that not correct
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Staying Hydrated in the Heat

One of the (very few) drawbacks to hot summers in New England is the increased risk of dehydration.  It’s important to be sure you remain adequately hydrated throughout the hot summer months, to avoid the potential negative impacts that improper hydration can have on the body. Our bodies respond to the heat by sweating, to prevent our body temperatures from rising to dangerous levels.
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