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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 […]


Healthy Habits for the New Year

by Together Counts PartnerJanuary 4, 2018

Happy New Year! January is a perfect time to renew goals that may have fallen by the wayside during the craziness of the holiday season. Like most families, you have probably set a few resolutions for yourself in 2018. If being a healthy and active family is on the list, you have come to the […]


4 Ways to Keep Kids Healthy During the Holidays

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 28, 2017

While most children eagerly await the start of winter break, the time off from school can present a challenging conundrum to parents: in a season when so many activities are centered around eating and indulging, how can we ensure our kids stay healthy during the holidays? Unlike summer vacation, there aren’t as many camps and […]


Stay Fit and Festive with 6 Healthy Holiday Recipes

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 21, 2017

We all love the holiday season, but we also know that it can be a nutritional minefield — full of unhealthy temptations and indulgences. The odd sweet treat or festive favorite may not seem like much, but without careful monitoring, those extra calories can quickly get out of hand. Studies suggest that on average, we […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]