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7 Simple Swaps to Make Your Diet More Mediterranean

by Together Counts PartnerJune 30, 2016

Looking to spice up your family meals? Consider making a few Mediterranean-style swaps!  You may have considered the Mediterranean diet in the past as it has been shown again and again to boost both short- and long-term health overall. In fact, according to the Mayo Clinic: “An analysis of more than 1.5 million healthy adults […]


Meal Prep Sunday

by Together Counts PartnerJune 23, 2016

To prep or not to prep, that is the question. In this fast paced world we live in, filled with temptation at every corner, it can be quite a challenge to eat healthfully on a daily basis. But fear not, the meal prep is your friend. This is not a new phenomenon. In fact, this […]


Fuel Your Summer with Dairy Aisle Favorites

by Together Counts PartnerJune 16, 2016

June is Dairy Month and what better way to kick off the summer season than with nutritious and portable options from the dairy aisle that will help fuel your active family? Many items in the dairy aisle help you get the recommended daily amount of calcium, as well as a protein kick. The USDA recommends […]


More than just Bandages

by Together Counts PartnerJune 14, 2016

“School nurses are the face of health care in school for the 50 million students in our schools.  School nurses make a difference in the lives of children every day” states Beth Mattey, NASN President. School nurses may be known for bandage and booboo care, but there is so much more to what we do.  […]


Commit to Be Fit

by Together Counts PartnerJune 9, 2016

FCCLA’s national program Student Body is a peer education program designed to teach students how to make informed, responsible decisions about their health and provide opportunities for youth to teach others about making healthy choices. Chapters perform programs in their communities to educate about important issues affecting families. In line with how the Healthy Weight […]


Strong Bones in Kids Helps Prevent Osteoporosis

by Together Counts PartnerJune 7, 2016

Children and adolescents are constantly growing, which makes their skeleton increasingly vulnerable to fractures. Did you know that 30-50% of children experience a fracture by the end of their teenage years? As a partner of the Together Counts™ program for healthy, active living, we realize that nutrition and physical activity are not only important for […]


Summer Bucket List

by Together Counts PartnerJune 2, 2016

As a Together Counts™ ambassador, we love sharing healthy ideas that are fun for the whole family! We also love that the temperature is starting to get warmer. Summer is so close we can almost taste it! And by taste, we mean all of the delicious and healthy foods that are in season during this […]