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Coca Cola Refreshing Communities

by Together Counts PartnerFebruary 25, 2016

San Antonio residents no longer need a gym membership or any sort of fancy equipment to work out. They can now go to Labor Street Park to play kickball, basketball or even use outdoor fitness equipment. Not so long ago, Labor Street Park was in desperate need of some TLC. The lights didn’t turn on […]


What Does “Better Choices” Really Mean, Anyway?

by Together Counts PartnerFebruary 23, 2016

Food is important to people. It’s personal to people. And for good reason. We learn from our parents, family and friends about food, cooking and what we like and dislike. It becomes even more personal when we start to connect the food and lifestyle choices we make with our health. What happens when we break […]


Good for Your Heart

by Together Counts PartnerFebruary 18, 2016

February is heart month and there are many important steps we need to take to keep ourselves healthy and avoid disease. And as a proud partner of the Together Counts™ program, we know there are important steps that can promote heart health from another angle. What are the things that contribute to a state of […]


The Best Foods to Eat for Cold and Flu Season

by Together Counts PartnerFebruary 16, 2016

With kids back in school, it’s time to get serious about fighting off those viruses, and one of the best ways is with your family’s diet. As a Together Counts™ ambassador, we know the importance of eating a balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, lean protein, whole grains and healthy fats for managing weight and well-being. […]


Free Health Resources for the Whole Family!

by Together Counts PartnerFebruary 11, 2016

Every family should have access to simple information on how they can add more fruits, veggies, whole grains and other healthy foods to their daily meals and how they can also incorporate more physical activity. As a Together Counts™ ambassador, we have decided to carve out a brand new online destination for loads of free […]


Family Dinners and Children’s Weight Loss

by Together Counts PartnerFebruary 9, 2016

It is the haunting nightmare of every career-driven mom and dad: You work to give your child the best life possible, but somehow don’t actually take a moment to see them grow up. Somehow, everything gets lost in the shuffle, and before you know it your child is not a child anymore. Some of this […]


Simple Strategies for Parents Promoting Healthy Habits

by Together Counts PartnerFebruary 4, 2016

Regardless of age or personal circumstances, it’s safe to say that modern life can place a wide range of demands upon youngsters – demands that may stand in the way of good health. As a partner of the Together Counts™ program for healthy, active living, we understand that achieving a beneficial lifestyle requires dedication to […]


Resolutions to Solutions

by Together Counts PartnerFebruary 2, 2016

Winter is the perfect time to clean out your pantry and stock up on ingredients for a healthy lifestyle. As a partner of the Together Counts™ program for healthy, active living, we at the Canned Food Alliance consulted with Melanie Zook, MA RD, to offer these simple tips to set yourself up for long-term success […]