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Achieving Moderation Before, During and After Halloween Night

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 30, 2014

Halloween may not be known for moderation – or balance, for that matter, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy “smart sweets” during the spookiest season of the year. For many parents, including a certain Together Counts™ Energy Balance Ambassador who shall remain nameless, this is an extremely difficult time of year to get […]

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Teaching Kids about Balance

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 23, 2014

Being a Together Counts™ Ambassador has inspired me to continually look for ways to actively involve my children in living a balanced lifestyle. One way to inspire children to make wholesome choices is to involve them in the process of selecting and cooking their own food. With the busy lives we all lead, it is […]

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Sweet Swaps From Hungry Girl

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 23, 2014

Chocolate, cake… For some, these are a special treat to have on occasion. But did you know you can still enjoy your favorite sweets while cutting calories? Together Counts partner Hungry Girl is always looking to whip up smarter recipes with ingredient swaps that will help you enjoy the food and drinks you love.  The […]

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Benefits of Teaching Kids About Moderation at a Young Age

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 21, 2014

For a kid these days, there seems to be food offered at every turn. Birthday parties, class parties, sports teams, celebrations, etc. — you get the point. Having kids learn about moderation at a young age helps them make balanced choices in a world where food is available to them 24/7. They do not have […]

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Fun School Night Rituals

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 16, 2014

“How was your day?” … “Good.” Sound familiar? Sometimes we get an earful, and exciting recount of our kids’ days at school, but lots of times it’s just “good.” For this school year we are really focusing on making time and effort to inquire about our children’s days. As Together Counts™ Ambassadors, we understand the […]

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PHIT America Celebrates Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation’s 5th Anniversary

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 14, 2014

In celebration of Healthy Weight Commitment’s five-year anniversary, we’re spotlighting a few of the partners who joined forces with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation in an effort to reduce the childhood obesity. These partners helped us achieve a 6.4 trillion reduction in calories from the marketplace, supported families in achieving energy balance, and reached nearly […]

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Back To School Meal Planning

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 9, 2014

My kids are back in school, soccer is in full swing, and finding time to make dinner seems impossible. Gone are the lazy summer days of grilling some hot dogs in the fire pit or having an hour or two to whip up a salad, husk the corn and invite all the neighbors over for […]

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The OrganWise Guys Celebrate Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation’s 5th Anniversary

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 7, 2014

In celebration of Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation’s five-year anniversary, we’re spotlighting a few of the partners who joined forces with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation in an effort to reduce childhood obesity. These partners helped us achieve a 6.4 trillion reduction in calories from the marketplace, supported families in achieving energy balance, and reached nearly […]

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