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Stay Happy & Healthy This Summer!

by Together Counts PartnerJune 14, 2018

With the kids home for the summer and all the fun outdoor activities, sometimes it can be difficult to keep those meals packed with nutritious fruits and vegetables. Check out these tips to sneak those extra veggies into your diet this summer. Looking to keep the kids on a healthy track? Incorporate these activities into […]

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Jump into a Healthy and Active June

by Together Counts PartnerJune 8, 2018

SCHOOL IS OUT! The weather is warm and the kids are home. It is summer! This new season brings so many fun outdoor acitvities you can do as a family. Summer also provides an array of new menu ideas for your family meals. Whether you’re grilling out or tasking the kids with picking the veggies […]

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Weight Loss Benefits of Whole Grains

by Together Counts PartnerMay 31, 2018

In a world full of superfoods, pills, and miracle concoctions claiming to curb hunger and melt away belly fat, the consumer all-too-readily overlooks one food group that holds similar benefits. Whole grains are a healthy choice that can help you lose weight. They contain more nutrients and fiber than refined grains, so they are a […]

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Ten Key Items When Shopping For A Healthy Diet

by Together Counts PartnerMay 24, 2018

By: Hope Danielson, Director of Health & Wellness Melanie Kluzek, Registered Dietitian County Markets http://www.mycountymarket.com/ One of the best ways to keep your health in check is by cooking and eating more meals at home. Cooking at home enables you to control your own food. You select the ingredients and you can also control portion […]

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Vegging Out at the Ballpark: Healthy Game Day Choices

by Together Counts PartnerMay 16, 2018

Eating healthy at home is one thing, but what do you do when you’re heading out to catch a game at the ballpark? As someone who’s taken in countless sporting events at stadiums across the country, I know it can be a challenge to find wholesome choices between the hamburgers, French fries and cotton candy. […]

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Three Healthy and Active ways to Spoil Mom this Mother’s Day

by Together Counts PartnerMay 10, 2018

Mark your calendars because this Sunday, May 13th is a day to celebrate. It’s Mother’s Day! Take the time to spoil that special lady in your life with these three fun ideas. Hint hint, she will love any gesture, especially ones that include a little extra time with her family. Looking to really impress mom […]

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Celebrating our Latina Roots with Healthy Inspirations for the Best Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Ever!

by Together Counts PartnerMay 3, 2018

By: Sylvia E Klinger, DBA, MS, RD, CPT, Hispanic Food Communications www.HispanicNutrition.com When entertaining, most Hispanic families gravitate to our most indulging family recipes. But as a dietitian I try to sneak in a healthy twist whenever I can, without ruining Abuelita’s secret family recipe. As a Latina mom, it is important to me to […]

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Put Your Best Fork Forward

by Together Counts PartnerApril 26, 2018

By Diane Henderiks, RD Chef and Culinary Nutritionist It’s 5pm and OMG what am I going to feed these people? Been there, done that! How many times have you stood in the middle of the kitchen, stared at the clock; it’s dinner time and you’ve done nothing about it–including shop. Your first reaction might be […]

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How to Maintain Weight Loss and Still Eat Out

by Together Counts PartnerApril 19, 2018

If you’re in the process of losing weight or have lost weight and want to maintain that loss, you may be wary of restaurants. The truth is, you can still eat out at restaurants without packing on the pounds. It’s all about smart strategies to order the best choices and bring balance into your diet. […]

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Grab and Go Snacks for the Spring

by Together Counts PartnerApril 12, 2018

The sun is shining and spring is here. With the weather warming up, you’re probably noticing your calendars filling up, too. Spring is a busy time and with the kids’ outdoor activities starting up here are three healthy grab and go snack ideas for the whole family! 1. Ants on a log: this quick and […]

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