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Congress Solved the Obesity Crisis

Posted by Maggie Klee on April 1st, 2015 | No Comments »
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This morning, Congress passed a bill to finally solve the obesity crisis in America. They voted to raise the body mass index (BMI), setting the new normal weight at 28-31.9, which were previously considered overweight or obese. Thousands of Americans once considered obese and at serious risk for several life-threatening diseases are now at their peak of health. They can continue to lead a non-active life and eat anything they wish, without the risk of ...

Foods to Help You Fight Off Colorectal Cancer

Posted by Maggie Klee on March 26th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Diet and proper nutrition are vital tools in helping to prevent colorectal cancer. By staying active and packing your diet full of these vitamins and minerals, you can minimize your risk of getting this deadly disease.

Decadent and Healthy Valentine’s Day Dessert

Posted by Monique Smaby on February 12th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta with Honeyed Berries Whether it is a holiday or a normal week night, healthy eating should always be a priority in your life. Surprise your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day with this elegant dark chocolate panna cotta with honeyed berries dessert. Originally made with heavy cream, you can use gelatin and yogurt instead to create a healthy version of this Italian tradition. This light and silky dessert can be made with different fruits, ...

Yes, We Know Another Six Weeks of Winter

Posted by Maggie Klee on February 11th, 2015 | No Comments »
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It’s only February and 2015 has already experienced some severe winter storms. Snow has blanketed the Northeast, especially Boston, which received a record-breaking 78 inches of snow in 17 days. Thousands have been snowed into their homes and the storms are still coming. In preparation for the prolonged cold weather, here are some tips to keep you and your family healthy for the remainder of the season.