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20 Health-Friendly Tips to Survive the Holidays

by Together Counts PartnerNovember 21, 2018

By: Kristen Castillo Get a game plan to help you survive the November through January season of abundance. During the holiday season, food temptation is everywhere! From sweet drinks and rich appetizers to bountiful meals and delicious desserts, it’s tough to eat healthy and in proper portions. That’s why you need a game plan to […]


The Health Benefits of Pumpkin

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 31, 2018

Pumpkin is one of the stars of fall! Grocery store shelves begin sporting pumpkin chips, pumpkin bread and canned pumpkin. Restaurant menus get dressed with pumpkin risottos, pumpkin raviolis and pumpkin soups. Coffee shops coast to coast starts turning out the much-anticipated pumpkin spice lattes. Pumpkin may bring to mind cakes, cookies, pies and other […]


3 Ways to Ensure your Family has an Active Fall

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 5, 2018

Whip out those fall jackets and sweaters because it is officially October! The leaves are starting to change and the air is getting a little bit cooler. The change in season is the perfect time for fall family outings in your community. Check out these 3 tips to keep building healthy and fun habits as […]


What are the best fruits for kids?

by Together Counts PartnerSeptember 28, 2018

The short answer to this question is that all fruits are healthy and good to eat! Most are naturally sweet, low in calories, high in fiber, potassium and vitamin C, and loaded with disease fighting compounds! They can make a quick and easy snack on-the-go, a sweet side dish or a simple and healthy dessert […]


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

by Together Counts PartnerAugust 23, 2018

Summer is fading as back to school gears up, making this a great opportunity to include weight loss as part of the back to school routine. It can be a busy time of year, but with a more regular schedule than often found during the non-routine (for some) summer days, reaching your health goals may […]


Engaging the Community to keep Families Healthy and Active

by Together Counts PartnerAugust 16, 2018

Between hectic work schedules, preparing for back to school and striving to hold onto the final weeks of summer, parents have enough challenges facing them this time of the year. Keeping or getting your family on track toward an active healthy lifestyle can seem like a monumental task better left to those super parents who […]


5 Must Have Foods for Nutrition

by Together Counts PartnerJuly 26, 2018

If your goal is to entice your family to eat healthier at home and dining out, these five foods are a must for your menu. With a variety of recipes to tempt even the pickiest eaters, these foods are sure to become family favorites while they boost everyone’s energy and health. Fish – This guy […]


Surprising Facts About Peaches

by Together Counts PartnerJuly 18, 2018

By Sarb Johl, Peach Grower Chairman, California Cling Peach Board There is nothing like the juicy, sweet flavor of a perfectly ripe peach, whether that peach is fresh or canned. And peaches not only pack a flavorful punch, they also are packed with antioxidants and vitamins essential to good health. As a second-generation peach grower […]


Healthy On the Road: Ways to Stay on Track on Vacation

by Together Counts PartnerJuly 11, 2018

By: Kristen Castillo Summer is here but that doesn’t mean you have to let unhealthy habits sidetrack your fit lifestyle. Getaways, road trips and play days in the park or beach don’t have to be about greasy, salty or sugary treats. Instead pack your days with nutritious foods and fun activities. Whether you’re traveling close […]


Beat the Heat and have a Healthy and Active July

by Together Counts PartnerJuly 3, 2018

As we approach the middle of the summer season, families across country are feeling the heat. The rising temperatures can make your daily summer routine a little tricky. Check out these fun ways to keep the kids productive this summer and take a break from the heat. 1. Don’t want to deal with the crowds […]