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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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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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Kale Chips

Kale is a green nutrition powerhouse with benefits including the antioxidant vitamins A and C, minerals including calcium, and is a good source of fiber. I received some kale last week through our work CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) and I wasn’t sure what to do with it! I tried sauteeing it with some garlic and olive oil – it turned out to be very tasty! Satoko suggested I try adding it
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Beans Beans!

July 3rd is Eat Beans Day! Beans are packed full of nutrients; they are high in protein and fiber, and are good sources of calcium, iron and zinc. Beans are also very easy to use. They can replace some or all meat in recipes to provide flavor, taste and texture, but also to lower the saturated fat and cholesterol content, while increasing the fiber content. Check out this link
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It’s Gonna Be a BERRY Hot Summer!

Berry Season is here, and these sweet, delicious summer snacks provide a lot more than great flavor… These powerful, disease-fighting fruits are in abundance this time of year, and are available in a variety of colors and flavors.   Berries have some of the highest antioxidant levels of any fresh fruit. Blackberries & Raspberries are a sweet, nutrient and fiber rich, high antioxidant-containing sweet treat. How to enjoy: Blend them
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