20Aug, 2016

You can guard against Salmonella Poisoning

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The mere mention of Salmonella on the news is enough to turn heads. People immediately want to know what restaurant or what brand of food has been contaminated. There is no shortage of information about salmonellosis, yet year after year there are reports of outbreaks. Perhaps the first important bit of information is that there is no vaccine for salmonellosis. Next is that if a case of Salmonella is not treated properly, a person can become very sick or even die. But there is good news…There are several common-sense precautions […]

National Nutrition Month
12Mar, 2015

National Nutrition Month – Bite Into A Healthy Lifestyle

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March is National Nutrition Month! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. They encourage all to adopt an eating and activity plan that focuses on fewer calorie consumption and daily exercise. A healthy eating plan emphasizes nutrient-rich foods such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products, seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs, beans, and peas, and nuts and seeds. Healthy eating is one that encourages one to limit foods […]