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Staying on Track During the Holidays

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 14, 2017

It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is upon us. While this time of year is often busy and filled with social gatherings and parties, it’s important to stay on track and balanced so you can start 2018 on the right gill (or foot). Here are a few simple tips and tricks to incorporate […]

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3 Tips for Staying Healthy and Happy this Holiday Season

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 6, 2017

It’s that time of year! The coming weeks will be filled with family, friends, laughter and food…lots of yummy food. If you’re looking for a few ways to enjoy your favorite treats and still stay on track with your healthy and active lifestyle, check out some great tips below. Most importantly remember to enjoy the […]

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Healthy Holidays? #HoHoHo

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 1, 2017

The holidays and healthy don’t always seem to go together. Often times folks are focused on being healthy in the new year. Why not kick things off now and incorporate a few healthy tips into the weeks leading up to the indulgent year-end festivities? In the spirit of the season here are four ideas for […]

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3 Thanksgiving Themed Games to Play with Your Family

by Together Counts PartnerNovember 22, 2017

Like most holidays, Thanksgiving is synonymous with gorging on scrumptious food. That can be great for your tastebuds, but not so nice for your physical health and well being. The American Council on Exercise estimates that the average Thanksgiving meal — complete with turkey, gravy, side dishes, and dessert — is around 3,000 calories and […]

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Healthy Holiday Snacks: Eight Light Nibbles that Satisfy

by Together Counts PartnerNovember 16, 2017

By: Kristen Castillo Research shows that the average weight gain during the holidays is one pound. While that doesn’t seem like much, once you gain weight, it can be tough to lose it. The holidays are a tempting time with cocktails, sweetened drinks, appetizers, heavy meals and desserts. So how can you enjoy the season […]

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8 Fall Foods for Weight Loss

by Together Counts PartnerNovember 9, 2017

Not only do all of the following choices bring rich, full flavor and hearty texture to your meals – they are also loaded with waist-friendly fiber. Research has linked fiber and fiber-rich foods like these to weight loss again and again over recent years. If you do nothing else between now and spring, aim for […]

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4 Ways to Keep Calm and Carry on this Holiday Season

by Together Counts PartnerNovember 2, 2017

Halloween has come and gone and those pumpkins are being replaced with copious amounts of cornucopia. As it begins to cool down outside, it can feel like the Turkey Trot will never end. While this season is busy, it is also one of the most enjoyable times of the year. Don’t forget to take a […]

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Fall Family Fun

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 28, 2017

Pumpkin bread, hot cider, apple picking, oh my! The back to school shock wave is over and your family is probably beginning to settle in to the rhythm of the new season. So what are you going to do this weekend as a family? Plan now for some fun, outdoor activities that combine the best […]

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5 Ways to Make Weight Loss Part of the Back to School Routine

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 19, 2017

1. Plan ahead – Make healthy breakfasts and lunches the night before to avoid the morning rush.  The whole family will benefit from having the best choices on hand, and you’ll be less likely to make last minute, unhealthy choices when hunger hits. Don’t forget to enlist help in the kitchen to spend some time […]

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Long-Term Health Benefits Shown from Eating Meals at Home as a Family

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 12, 2017

Regular family meals are linked to the kinds of outcomes we all want for our children: higher grades and self-esteem, healthier eating habits and weight, and less risky behavior. As a proud partner of the Together Counts program, Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) is among the organizations accepting the challenge and encouraging all Americans to pledge […]

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